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  1. World's Rivers Polluted By Antibiotics

    29 May 2019- 08:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent YORK, United Kingdom Researchers have found antibiotic pollution exceeding globally established “safe” levels in the world's rivers by as much as 300 times in some instances. Scientists looked for 14 comm ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/29/2019 - 08:14

  2. 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

  3. New Report Links Lack of Clean Water, Sanitation to Stunting

    29 Jul 2016- 10:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom Globally, one in four children under the age of 5-- a total of 159 million children worldwide-- are affected by stunted growth, a consequence of malnutrition, international NGO WaterAid ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/29/2016 - 10:56

  4. South Asia Most at Risk of Natural Disasters, While Sub-Saharan Africa Is Most Vulnerable: Report

    30 Mar 2016- 10:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BATH, United Kingdom Countries in Asia are at highest risk from natural disasters such as floods, severe storms and earthquakes, but countries in Sub-Saharan Africa are most vulnerable to the effects of such d ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/30/2016 - 10:47

  5. Two More Nigerian Communities Sue Shell Over Niger Delta Oil Spills

    2 Mar 2016- 10:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom The Ogale and Bille communities from Nigeria’s Rivers State are suing oil giant Shell in a London court over contamination in the Niger Delta. They are being represented by British law fi ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/02/2016 - 10:45

  6. UN Appeals for $7.73 Billion for Syrians, Host Communities in 2016

    13 Jan 2016- 10:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY, United States The United Nations this week appealed to member states for $7.73 billion USD in new funding to help 22.5 million Syrians and other people in the region affected by Syria’s ongoing c ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/13/2016 - 10:35

  7. 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

  8. Shell Pays $84 Million to Niger Delta Communities Affected by Oil Spills

    9 Jan 2015- 10:44 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom Human rights watchdog Amnesty International and Nigerian NGO the Center for Environment, Human Rights and Development (CEHRD) announced this week that oil giant Shell has finally paid out ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/14/2015 - 11:27

  9. Shell Minimized Impact of Oil Spills in Nigeria: Amnesty International

    18 Nov 2014- 10:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom Documents submitted by Shell as part of a UK court case show that the oil giant repeatedly minimized the size and impact of two major oil spills in Bodo, Nigeria, in an attempt to minimi ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/19/2014 - 11:20

  10. Nigeria, Shell Fail to Clean Up Oil Pollution in Niger Delta: Report

    5 Aug 2014- 10:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom A new report from a coalition of environmental and human rights groups warned that Nigeria and oil giant Royal Dutch Shell have taken “almost no meaningful action” to clean up pollution c ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/06/2014 - 12:45

  11. Turkish Dam Plans Escalate Tensions With Armenia

    6 Feb 2014- 10:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ANKARA, Turkey Two proposed dams that would provide large new reservoirs in eastern Turkey on rivers that run across the border into Armenia are exacerbating tension between the two countries. Turkish authoriti ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/12/2014 - 11:08

  12. Shell Accused of Falsifying Niger Delta Oil Spill Reports

    8 Nov 2013- 10:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom International human rights group Amnesty International has accused Royal Dutch Shell, through its Nigerian subsidiary, Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Ltd., of falsifying i ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/08/2013 - 10:19

  13. Niger Delta Oil Spill Victims Reject Shell Offer; London Court to Decide Case

    16 Sep 2013- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom After Niger Delta communities rejected a compensation offer from Shell, calling the offer ridiculously low and an insult, a London court is now expected to decide how much the company wi ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/16/2013 - 10:02

  14. More Than a Billion Women at Risk Due to Lack of Safe Sanitation: WaterAid

    Approximately 1.25 billion women in the world, or one out of every three, lack access to safe sanitation, and almost half of those, or 526 million, have no option for a toilet and must practice open defecation, international water and sanitation NGO Water ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/20/2012 - 09:06

  15. Climate Change Means Past Trends Are Not Indicative of Future Water Availability: HSBC

    Climate change is causing glaciers to melt and rainfall patterns to shift, which causes what was once a fairly stable water supply to become more and more unpredictable, according to a recent report from banking and financial services organization HSBC. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/18/2016 - 23:40

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