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  1. OOSKAnews Voices: Transferring Bulk Water across Borders

    13 Sep 2016- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GLASGOW, United Kingdom OOSKAnews Voices  is a series of guest “opinion columns” on water, written by senior participants in different parts of the international water community. The columns provide a global p ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/13/2016 - 10:43

  2. 8th World Water Forum Will Tackle Climate Change, Water Security, Trans-Boundary Water Management

    4 Aug 2016- 10:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRASILIA, Brazil The 8th World Water Forum, which will be held in Brazil in 2018, will take on climate change and other key issues including trans-boundary river basin management; dams and reservoirs; financing ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/04/2016 - 10:31

  3. SIWW 2016: Changing What You Eat Could Protect Groundwater and Save Humanity: Lee Kuan Yew Water Prize Laureate

    12 Jul 2016- 09:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SINGAPORE “Groundwater contamination is the biggest threat to humanity,” Lee Kuan Yew Water Prize Winner and Professor John Cherry stated categorically in his address to delegates at Singapore International Wa ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/12/2016 - 09:56

  4. UNEP Report Highlights Dam-Building as Source of Geopolitical Risk in Trans-boundary River Basins

    4 May 2016- 11:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CORVALLIS, OR, United States A new assessment of the world’s trans-boundary river basins by the United Nations Environmental Group (UNEP) has identified “hotspots” for potential conflict in the next 15 to 30 ye ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/04/2016 - 11:31

  5. OOSKAnews Voices: Tackling the Increasing Challenges of Agricultural Groundwater Use: The Role of Policy

    7 Jan 2016- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PARIS, France OOSKAnews Voices is a series of guest “opinion columns” on water, written by senior participants in different parts of the international water community. The columns provide a global platform for ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/10/2016 - 16:01

  6. COP21’s “Resilience Day” Sees Launch of Paris Pact, #ClimateIsWater Initiative

    3 Dec 2015- 10:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PARIS, France The third day of the COP21 climate talks in Paris on December 2nd, designated “Resilience Day,” saw a number of initiatives launched under the Lima to Paris Action Agenda (LPAA). The LPAA seeks to ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/03/2015 - 10:15

  7. World Water Forum Participants Sign on to Roadmap for Water Security

    17 Apr 2015- 11:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DAEGU/GYEONGJU, South Korea The 7th World Water Forum concluded on April 17th with the signing of a roadmap for water security that aims to ensure appropriate actions by all stakeholders. The roadmap, which pa ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/17/2015 - 11:16

  8. Local Resource Risks in Developing Countries Can Trigger Global Risks: Report

    10 Feb 2015- 10:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom Local resource risks-- like water stress, land-use change, food security and energy instability-- in developing countries have the potential to trigger “political and economic risks that ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/11/2015 - 11:51

  9. Bolivia’s Misicuni Project Moves Forward, But Will Need to Be Expanded by 2020

    18 Nov 2014- 10:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent COCHABAMBA, Bolivia Bolivia’s Misicuni Company last week awarded four new contracts for the $128 million USD Misicuni Dam and multipurpose water project in the Cochabamba region. After a year of delays and the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/18/2014 - 10:20

  10. More Than Two-Thirds of Reporting Global 500 Companies Face “Substantive” Water Risks: CDP

    6 Nov 2014- 10:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BARCELONA, Spain More than two-thirds of the Global 500 companies that reported to CDP-- an international, not-for-profit organization providing a system for companies and cities to measure, disclose, manage an ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/10/2014 - 06:48

  11. Water Scarcity Could Limit Shale Resource Development: WRI

    3 Sep 2014- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States Limited availability of freshwater could become a stumbling block to the growing shale gas sector, according to a new report from the Washington, DC-based World Resource Institute ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/03/2014 - 10:01

  12. World Bank to Increase Lending to Middle-Income Countries by $100 Billion

    3 Apr 2014- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States The World Bank this week announced a series of measures aimed at improving the organization and helping it to better meet the needs of its clients. Included in these measures is a ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/03/2014 - 10:18

  13. Nexus Approach Needed to Reverse Groundwater Depletion in South Asia

    4 Mar 2014- 10:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent COLOMBO, Sri Lanka Rapidly depleting groundwater levels in India and other parts of South Asia are forcing farmers to drill more and deeper borewells. As a result, more water now being pumped out than replenish ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/04/2014 - 10:24

  14. Asian Countries Among Those With Most Economic Risk Due to Flooding: Maplecroft

    19 Feb 2014- 07:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom The fourth annual Natural Hazards Risk Atlas, developed by global risk analytics company Maplecroft, identifies the United States, China, India, Bangladesh, Germany, Japan, and the Unite ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/19/2014 - 07:17

  15. Indigenous Dialogue Commission Calls for Review of Open Pit Mining in Mexico

    10 Oct 2013- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MEXICO CITY, Mexico Mexico must review open pit mining in the country, due to the enormous damage it causes to the environment, Jaime Martínez Veloz, head of the Commission for Dialogue with Indigenous Peoples ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/10/2013 - 10:04

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