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  1. Environmental Activists Oppose Emirates Nuclear Energy Plan

    5 Aug 2020- 05:04 by Local Press Report ABU DHABI Green Prophet In a desert region full of oil, and unlimited sunshine, Abu Dhabi still plans to go ahead and build a nuclear energy site despite the risks. Greenpeace, which runs an active unit in the Arab ...

    Local Press Report - 08/05/2020 - 05:04

  2. Water Considerations In Renewable Energy Decision-making

    28 May 2020- 07:50 by Staff- Water Diplomat GENEVA, Switzerand A new report from the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) examines linkages between renewable energy and nature and food production and calls for integration of multi-sectora ...

    Staff - Water D... - 06/03/2020 - 10:16

  3. REMINDER! TUNE IN 27 MAY! aquaNOW Audience, "Water and Resilient Cities"

    14 May 2020- 10:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent EDINBURGH, United Kingdom This OOSKAnews Article was updated 20 May Our world will have an estimated 2 billion new urban residents by 2050, so how do we make our cities more resilient in a water context? We ne ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/20/2020 - 05:39

  4. US Judge Halts Tar Sands Pipeline, Citing Ecosystem Impacts Of Water-crossings

    25 Apr 2020- 10:08 by Staff- Water Diplomat BILLINGS MT, United States A federal judge in the US state of Montana has ruled that the United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) violated the law when it approved an important water-crossing permit for the ...

    Staff - Water D... - 05/04/2020 - 06:54

  5. Cambodia Announces Ten Year Moratorium On New Mekong Dams

    26 Mar 2020- 12:16 by Staff- Water Diplomat PHNOM PENH, Cambodia The government of Cambodia has announced that the country will not develop new hydropower dams on the Mekong River for the next 10 years, putting two planned dams at Sambor and Stung Treng o ...

    Staff - Water D... - 04/02/2020 - 10:55

  6. Mekong Neighbours Challenge Laos Over Luang Prabang Dam Data

    11 Feb 2020- 10:20 by Staff- Water Diplomat LUANG PRABANG, Laos The government of Laos has been challenged by neighbouring countries and NGOs about provision of data around environmental assessmnet of the Luang Prabang dam in the lower Mekong. At a 6 Febr ...

    Staff - Water D... - 03/03/2020 - 13:50

  7. Blue Peace Bulletin-- "Water And Violence: The Indus"

    5 Feb 2020- 11:45 by Staff- Water Diplomat MUMBAI, India A February 2020 Blue Peace Bulletin from Indian think-tank Strategic Foresight Group examines tension between Pakistan and India over the Indus River, assesses the current situation and makes recomm ...

    Staff - Water D... - 03/03/2020 - 13:53

  8. WWF Analyses Mining Sector Water Risk

    6 Feb 2020- 06:13 by Staff- Water Diplomat CAPE TOWN, South Africa New analysis from environmental NGO WWF reports that the extractives sector suffered water-related financial losses of over $20 Billion USD in 2018, measuring operational risk (too much an ...

    Staff - Water D... - 03/03/2020 - 14:08

  9. Germany Supports Water, Glacier Protection In Central Asia

    29 Jan 2020- 05:34 by Local Press Report BISHKEK The Times of Central Asia The Federal Foreign Office of Germany has launched Green Central Asia, a regional initiative on climate and security in Central Asia and Afghanistan. This includes the spheres of w ...

    Local Press Report - 02/03/2020 - 08:45

  10. Nile Basin: Water Stress May Increase Even With More Rainfall

    21 Jan 2020- 07:34 by Local Press Report HANOVER NH The Conversation Climate projections suggest that, by the end of the century, the amount of rain in the Upper Nile basin could increase by up to 20%. But a new paper shows that, despite more rainfall, de ...

    Local Press Report - 02/03/2020 - 08:49

  11. Greatest Threats To Our World Are Water-related

    29 Jan 2020- 07:49 by Staff- Water Diplomat DAVOS, Switzerland For the tenth year in a row, water crises as defined by the World Economic Forum (WEF) rank among the top 10 global risks in terms of likelihood and impact, while for the first time in the sur ...

    Staff - Water D... - 02/03/2020 - 09:09

  12. "Alternative COP": Santiago Protests Focus On Right To Water

    27 Dec 2019- 10:37 by Local Press Report SANTIAGO Natural Resources Defense Council “Water, water, water, is a right, not a business, not a privilege”. Used as a rallying cry during protests, this chant rang out as an underlying current throughout an alte ...

    Local Press Report - 12/30/2019 - 08:26

  13. Reinforcing Afghanistan Water Diplomacy

    27 Dec 2019- 07:15 by Local Press Report KABUL MENAFN Afghanistan has many natural resources, especially in terms of water and mines, but they haven't been tapped effectively so far. Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Iran have a long history of conflict ove ...

    Local Press Report - 12/30/2019 - 08:30

  14. Climate Change Degrades Turkey Water Wealth

    27 Dec 2019- 07:15 by Local Press Report ISTANBUL Daily Sabah Turkey has weathered the consequences of global warming in recent years. As ecological patterns change seasonal temperatures, precipitation has gradually decreased. Mustafa Uzun, deputy directo ...

    Local Press Report - 12/27/2019 - 07:15

  15. Drought "Dries Up" Victoria Falls, Lake Kariba Shrinks. Transnational Power Supply Solutions Sought

    15 Dec 2019- 09:46 by Staff- Water Diplomat HARARE, Zimbabwe Lack of rain in Zambia and Zimbabwe has left the area in a prolonged drought, drastically reducing flow at the iconic Victoria Falls, shrinking Lake Kariba, affecting tourism, threatening the li ...

    Staff - Water D... - 12/30/2019 - 10:02

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