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  1. Paris Pissoirs: Piss Wars, Plant Pots And Penises

    31 Aug 2018- 08:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PARIS, France Paris’ new “uritrottoirs” have come under further attack in recent weeks with protestors vandalizing the street urinals and feminists labelling them sexist and discriminatory. The bright red eco- ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/02/2018 - 11:28

  2. Paris Pissoirs Piss Wars

    15 Aug 2018- 06:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PARIS, France New eco-friendly urinals have been placed across the city center of Paris to reduce the incidence of public urination on the streets prompting mixed reaction from Parisians. While some have welco ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/15/2018 - 06:08

  3. EDF Shuts Down Nuclear Reactors Because Water Is Too Hot

    8 Aug 2018- 08:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PARIS, France Electricite de France (EDF) temporarily shut down four nuclear reactors August 4 in three plants because of Europe's continuing heatwave. Two of the halted reactors belong to EDF's Bugey ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/08/2018 - 08:15

  4. Small Hydro Hits West Balkans Biodiversity, Human Water Supply

    2 May 2018- 11:38 by OOSKAnews Info LYON, France Small-scale hydropower projects are soaring in number across the Balkans — but they’re also destroying the region’s wild rivers and threatening one of Europe’s most biodiverse areas, according to environmen ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 07/05/2018 - 10:28

  5. Paris To Decide Fate of Mega Gold Mine In Forests Of French Guiana

    30 Apr 2018- 04:11 by Local Press Report PARIS The Guardian Controversial plans for an open-pit gold mine have split the French overseas territory in South America. Opponents warn of pollution and biodiversity loss, while local officials point to its pote ...

    Local Press Report - 04/30/2018 - 04:11

  6. French Town Of Vittel Suffering Water Shortages As Nestle Accused Of Overextraction

    30 Apr 2018- 04:08 by Local Press Report VITTEL The Telegraph It is the source of one of the world’s most popular mineral waters, but the eastern French town of Vittel risks running dry. Nestlé Waters, which owns the Vittel brand, is accused by residents ...

    Local Press Report - 04/30/2018 - 04:08

  7. Veolia Opens Internal Corruption Investigation into Paris Region Water Deal

    14 Mar 2018- 09:17 by Local Press Report PARIS This Is Money French water and waste group Veolia said on Tuesday it had opened an internal investigation after reports of attempted corruption related to a contract it won to manage wastewater in the area ar ...

    Local Press Report - 03/14/2018 - 09:17

  8. Hope for opening of Prespa Lake Macedonian-Greek border

    23 Feb 2018- 14:26 by Local Press Report LYON Euronews Not many lakes in Europe are shared by three countries. But Prespa is divided between Albania, the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and Greece. Unfortunately, the natural flow of the lake is bloc ...

    Local Press Report - 02/23/2018 - 14:26

  9. Seine Flood Peaked in Paris Today

    29 Jan 2018- 09:40 by Local Press Report PARIS France 24 The swollen Seine peaked Monday at more than four metres above its normal level, leaving a lengthy mop-up job for Parisians after days of rising waters that have put the soggy city on alert. Climate ...

    Local Press Report - 01/29/2018 - 09:40

  10. A Natural Remedy for Danube's Destructive Floods

    24 Jan 2018- 17:24 by Local Press Report LYON Euronews While floods cannot be entirely prevented, their frequency and damage could be reduced through different measures. One of the most environmentally friendly ways to achieve this is through restoring re ...

    Local Press Report - 01/24/2018 - 17:24

  11. Still or Sparkling? Paris Fountains Go Bubbly

    6 Nov 2017- 08:04 by Local Press Report PARIS Conde Nast Traveller...the city of love, lights, and… sparkling water fountains? That’s right: Because tap water is so passé, the French capital decided to give their public drinking fountains a carbonated upg ...

    Local Press Report - 11/06/2017 - 08:04

  12. OECD Identifies Agriculture Risk Hotspots

    28 Sep 2017- 08:15 by Local Press Report PARIS Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development Agriculture is expected to face increasing water risks that will impact production, markets, trade and food security- risks that can be mitigated with ta ...

    Local Press Report - 09/28/2017 - 08:15

  13. Evian Hopes to Deflect Water Criticism with Carbon Neutrality

    15 Sep 2017- 10:03 by Local Press Report PARIS Bloomberg Evian aims to become the first major spring water brand to go carbon neutral amid criticism that packaging water from the French Alps and transporting it around the world in plastic bottles causes u ...

    Local Press Report - 09/15/2017 - 10:03

  14. UNESCO Official Talks High Level Panel, Looks Forward to COP23

    6 Jun 2017- 08:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WARRENTON VA, United States The linked video interview is part of a series being conducted by OOSKAnews exploring, specifically, the intersects between planetary climate change and the world’s water challenges. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/06/2017 - 08:35

  15. Roundtable on Financing Water “Fills a Gap”

    25 May 2017- 05:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WARRENTON VA, United States Last month’s inaugural meeting of the Roundtable on Financing Water gathered around 70 international participants at OECD HQ in Paris convening banks, development finance institutio ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/25/2017 - 06:00

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