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  1. Don't Fetch!

    18 Aug 2019- 06:12 by Local Press Report NEW YORK NY The New York Times Dog owners have reported this summer that their pets became fatally ill after swimming in freshwater lakes and ponds, apparently after ingesting water laden with toxic blue-green alga ...

    Local Press Report - 08/18/2019 - 06:12

  2. Waterborne Disease "Timebomb" Warning For Kwekwe, Zimbabwe

    13 Aug 2019- 07:53 by Local Press Report KWEKWE New Zimbabwe The current power shortages bedeviling the country could trigger fresh waterborne disease outbreaks with Kwekwe now sitting on a time bomb, a senior official in the Midlands city has warned. Add ...

    Local Press Report - 08/13/2019 - 07:53

  3. Radioactive Paris Tap Water Is "Fake News"

    22 Jul 2019- 08:01 by Local Press Report PARIS The Guardian As France faces a scorching new heatwave this week, Paris authorities have urged residents to keep calm and carry on drinking tap water after rumours spread that the capital’s water supplies had ...

    Local Press Report - 07/23/2019 - 14:22

  4. Moomins Protect Baltic

    19 Jul 2019- 13:12 by Local Press Report HELSINKI Yle Uutiset Moomin Characters Ltd, the limited liability company that controls the image and licensing rights of the Moomin characters, plans to raise one million euros next year to protect the Baltic Sea. ...

    Local Press Report - 07/19/2019 - 13:12

  5. Star US Lawmaker Ties Flint, Michigan Disaster To Climate Change

    12 Jul 2019- 10:55 by Local Press Report FLINT MI MLive US Congressional Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says Flint, Michigsn is among communities already impacted by “the climate crisis and environmental injustice" and repeated the claim tha ...

    Local Press Report - 07/12/2019 - 11:04

  6. Mississippi Closes All Beaches Due To Toxic Algae

    8 Jul 2019- 10:56 by Local Press Report JACKSON MI AL.COM The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality has closed all 21 of the state’s beaches due to the presence of toxic blue-green algae. The current Harmful Algal Bloom, or HAB, was at least par ...

    Local Press Report - 07/08/2019 - 10:56

  7. China Deploys Defense Technology For Radical Cloud-seeding Project

    1 Jun 2019- 08:41 by Local Press Report BEIJING South China Morning Post China is testing cutting-edge defence technology to develop a powerful yet relatively low-cost weather modification system to bring substantially more rain to the Tibetan plateau, As ...

    Local Press Report - 06/01/2019 - 08:42

  8. Brazil: Eight Former Environment Ministers Blast Bolsonaro's Water Policies

    10 May 2019- 07:21 by Local Press Report SAO PAOLO Merco Press Eight former Brazilian environment ministers blasted new right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro and his administration in a letter on Wednesday, saying it is dismantling the country's enviro ...

    Local Press Report - 05/11/2019 - 09:06

  9. Global Report On Biodiversity And Ecosystem Services Will Be Presented Next Week

    29 Apr 2019- 11:04 by Local Press Report PARIS IPBES The Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES): A definitive new global synthesis of the state of nature, ecosystems and nature's contributions to peop ...

    Local Press Report - 04/30/2019 - 11:34

  10. Five Everyday Foods That Exacerbate Drought

    6 Apr 2019- 05:18 by Local Press Report ATLANTA GA CNN Already, more than 25% of the world's crops are grown in regions with severe water shortages, according to the World Resources Institute. In many countries, farmers tap into groundwater to irriga ...

    Local Press Report - 04/07/2019 - 13:10

  11. Ghana Water Company Chair Urges Government To Curb Environmental Pollution

    4 Apr 2019- 11:19 by Local Press Report ACCRA Ghana Web The Chairman of the Board of Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL) and Member of Parliament (MP) for Effutu Constituency, Mr Alexander Afenyo Markin, has indicated that Ghana’s water bodies are drying u ...

    Local Press Report - 04/04/2019 - 11:19

  12. Mosquitoes Can Be Infected By Zika Virus In Contaminated Water

    2 Apr 2019- 07:54 by Local Press Report BEIJING Xinhuanet Chinese researchers have disclosed that the mosquitoes incubated in Zika virus (ZIKV) contaminated water can be infected by the virus. In the classic ZIKV transmission cycle, mosquitoes acquire the ...

    Local Press Report - 04/02/2019 - 07:54

  13. More Than 97 Percent Of Gaza's Water Does Not Meet WHO Quality Standards

    24 Mar 2019- 06:59 by Local Press Report BETHLEHEM Ma'An News Agency More than 97% of the water pumped from the coastal aquifer in the besieged Gaza Strip does not meet the water quality standards of the World Health Organization (WHO), leading to th ...

    Local Press Report - 05/05/2019 - 08:07

  14. South Africa Assures Public, Tourists That Tap Water Is Safe

    15 Mar 2019- 11:53 by Local Press Report DURBAN IOL News South Africa's tap water is safe to drink, the Department of Water and Sanitation said on Wednesday following a media report in which an online travel company alleged otherwise. "Governmen ...

    Local Press Report - 03/15/2019 - 11:53

  15. Chrome Factory Pollution Causes Green Snowfall In Russian City

    26 Feb 2019- 10:10 by Local Press Report PERVOURALSK The Independent Green snow has fallen on a Russian city, sparking an outcry over pollution. Chemicals pumped out by a chrome factory in Pervouralsk have been blamed for the phenomenon, the latest in a s ...

    Local Press Report - 02/26/2019 - 10:10

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