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  1. Guterres Labels Global Response To SDGs "Not Ambitious Enough"

    10 Jul 2019- 11:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States United Nations Secretary General António Guterres this week launched the update report on the progress of achieving the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) that commit countries ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/10/2019 - 11:25

  2. Human Influence On 20th Century Global Droughts Confirmed

    5 May 2019- 12:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States Multiple observational datasets and reconstructions using data from tree rings have confirmed that human activities were probably affecting the worldwide risk of droughts as early as ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/05/2019 - 12:01

  3. Global Cooperation Required To Lower Risk Of Water Conflicts

    6 Apr 2019- 05:18 by Local Press Report NEW YORK NY 150SEC.com Water shortages are fuelling conflicts from Africa to the Middle East. Technological innovations in the sector are encouraging but cannot progress without increased global cooperation, says th ...

    Local Press Report - 04/06/2019 - 16:04

  4. "UN Decade On Ecosystem Restoration" Will Commence in 2021. No, We Don't Really Understand The Wait Either.

    6 Mar 2019- 09:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States The United Nations (UN) General Assembly has declared 2021-2030 as a UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration. The aim of the program is to restore degraded ecosystems as a measure to fight ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/06/2019 - 09:11

  5. New York Addresses The Fatberg Challenge

    24 Feb 2019- 06:56 by Local Press Report NEW YORK NY Slate Stuff flushed down residential plumbing drains is contributing to a rather gross and increasingly prevalent problem: floating blobby masses of trash in the sewers known as “fatbergs.” New York Cit ...

    Local Press Report - 02/24/2019 - 06:56

  6. Water Activist Groups Sue USEPA On Tap Water Safety

    3 Feb 2019- 08:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States Three US NGOs filed a lawsuit January 30 against the Trump Administration's US Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA), claiming that the agency has failed to meet its mandatory ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/03/2019 - 08:23

  7. US Nestle Waters CEO Acknowledges "Massive" PR Problem

    10 Dec 2018- 11:31 by Local Press Report NEW YORK NY Business Insider Activists have pushed to ban bottled water due to concerns over plastic bottles' wastefulness and pollution. Companies have been criticized for paying minimal fees to communities w ...

    Local Press Report - 12/10/2018 - 11:31

  8. New UN Initiative To Save The Aral Sea

    4 Dec 2018- 08:54 by OOSKAnews Info NEW YORK NY, United States The UN Human Security Unit (HSU), in cooperation with Uzbekistan, Japan, Nigeria and Norway, has launched a "Multi-Partner Human Security Trust Fund" (MPHSTF) for the Aral Sea Region ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 12/04/2018 - 08:54

  9. US Court Considers Consolidation Of Billions Of Dollars Worth Of PFAS Chemical Contamination Claims

    4 Dec 2018- 07:32 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States A panel of judges in New York, United States has heard arguments for and against consolidation of more than 70 pending lawsuits related to PFAS chemical contamination of groundwater i ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/04/2018 - 07:32

  10. Brazil Prez Election Is Key To Amazon's Future

    20 Oct 2018- 09:47 by Local Press Report NEW YORK NY The New York Times The presidential election in Brazil will not only shape the destiny of Latin America’s largest country. It is also a referendum on the fate of the Amazon: the world’s largest tropical ...

    Local Press Report - 10/20/2018 - 09:47

  11. New York Times Opinion Piece Describes Global Water Grabs

    20 Oct 2018- 09:47 by Local Press Report NEW YORK NY The New York Times As climate change begins to make water scarcity a critical security issue globally, wealthier countries have begun to look outside their borders to meet their water needs. In moves th ...

    Local Press Report - 10/20/2018 - 09:47

  12. New York’s Next Nickname: The Big Sponge?

    30 Sep 2018- 10:13 by Local Press Report NEW YORK NY The New York Times New York, city officials said, needs to do better at dealing with weather phenomena that are becoming more common So officials have spent three years studying how Copenhagen coped wit ...

    Local Press Report - 09/30/2018 - 10:13

  13. Faith Leaders Say UN Is Sidelining Internally Displaced People

    26 Sep 2018- 06:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, United States In an open letter to UN member governments, more than 57 faith leaders from across the globe have challenged UN member governments about the exclusion of 40.5 million internally displac ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/26/2018 - 06:34

  14. End Of Colombia Conflict May Bring New Threats To Ecosystems?

    12 Sep 2018- 10:02 by Local Press Report NEW YORK EurekAlert Science News Governments tend to focus on social and economic growth after a war ends, while environmental protections fall by the wayside. In their paper, Daniel Ruiz-Carrascal of Columbia Univ ...

    Local Press Report - 09/12/2018 - 10:02

  15. Land-grabs, Unplanned Urban Sprawl, Unsustainable Agriculture And Over-consumption Unsustainable: United Nations

    19 Jun 2018- 11:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY In a statement marking the World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought, the head of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) has said that everyone needed to recognize t ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/05/2018 - 10:15

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