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  1. 190 Treated At UAE Hospitals After Suspected Toxic Chemical Leak

    10 Jun 2019- 07:26 by Local Press Report AJMAN Gulf News Toxic chemicals are suspected to have caused the water contamination that led to several residents falling ill at a cluster of towers in Ajman over the weekend, even as residents continued to fall i ...

    Local Press Report - 06/10/2019 - 07:26

  2. One Hundred Days To Save Lake Nakuru

    23 May 2019- 11:07 by Local Press Report RIFT VALLEY The Star The Kenya Wildlife Service has started a 100-day restoration of Lake Nakuru National Park. The park faces problems including pollution, human-wildlife conflict, farming, dumping of solid waste ...

    Local Press Report - 05/23/2019 - 11:07

  3. Kenya Launches Lake Victoria Water Hyacinth Removal Operations

    18 Jan 2019- 11:06 by Local Press Report NAIROBI Daily Nation Transport on Lake Victoria is set for a boost after the government started dredging the water body to ease vessel navigation. The project, which starts today, will also include eradication of w ...

    Local Press Report - 01/18/2019 - 11:06

  4. Kenya Looks To Develop Sustainable Water Resources

    18 Nov 2018- 14:04 by Local Press Report MOMBASA KBC Speaking during a media briefing at State House, on November 15, State House Spokesperson Kanze Dena said that Kenya lays great importance to the sustainable use of her oceans, seas, lakes, rivers and m ...

    Local Press Report - 11/18/2018 - 14:04

  5. Harvesting Machine Lies Idle As Hyacinth Weed Continues To Choke Lake Victoria

    3 Nov 2018- 08:48 by Local Press Report NAIROBI The Star The Lake Victoria Environmental Management Project bought a hyacinth harvester at Sh80 million to clear the weed from the lake in 2015. Members of the Parliamentary Committee on Regional Integration ...

    Local Press Report - 11/03/2018 - 08:48

  6. Kenya: Tana River Cholera Outbreak

    9 Mar 2018- 06:52 by Local Press Report HOLA Daily Nation The number of people suspected to be infected with cholera in Tana River County has risen to 227, up from 218 last week as the county health personnel continue to investigate the source of infectio ...

    Local Press Report - 03/09/2018 - 06:59

  7. UN Environmental Rights Initiative Launches

    9 Mar 2018- 06:52 by Local Press Report NAIROBI UN Environment UN Environment is taking a stand against the ongoing threats, intimidation, harassment, and murder of environmental defenders around the world, with the launch of the UN Environmental Rights I ...

    Local Press Report - 03/09/2018 - 06:52

  8. Kenya: Drought Blamed for Increased Miscarriages

    2 Mar 2018- 12:56 by Local Press Report KABARNET The Star Death is stalking Baringo county again, as residents endure the double blow of starvation and acute water shortage. The last rains were in July last year. Eleven women have lost their pregnancies a ...

    Local Press Report - 03/02/2018 - 12:56

  9. Dirty Water Threatens One of The World's Ancient Religions

    26 Feb 2018- 13:39 by Local Press Report NAIROBI UN Environment Across the world, water pollution is leaving a devastating trail in its wake. Eighty per cent of all wastewater goes untreated, and much of finds its way back into rivers and lakes – where it ...

    Local Press Report - 02/26/2018 - 13:39

  10. Baringo Lakes Attacked by Water Hyacinth

    21 Jan 2018- 11:26 by Local Press Report NAIROBI Daily Nation Baringo County is staring at an estimated annual loss of Sh5 billion following the invasion of the killer water hyacinth on Lake Baringo, and toxic discharge of effluent by some flower farms. W ...

    Local Press Report - 01/21/2018 - 11:26

  11. UNEP Urges Responsibility from Mining Companies

    24 Oct 2017- 10:16 by Local Press Report NAIROBI Mining.com The United Nations Environmental Programme released a report titled “Mine tailings storage: safety is no accident,” where the organization urges mining companies to put safety first and avoid ere ...

    Local Press Report - 10/24/2017 - 10:16

  12. Chinese, African Scientists Endorse Sustainability Pact

    7 Sep 2017- 14:01 by Local Press Report NAIROBI Xinhuanet News Scientists drawn from prestigious Chinese and African research institutions have approved a joint communique to advance green agenda through knowledge sharing in habitat protection, waste mana ...

    Local Press Report - 09/07/2017 - 14:01

  13. Dubai's Iceberg Haulage Plan Criticized

    12 Jun 2017- 10:43 by Local Press Report Dubai CTV News A U.A.E. company's plan to tow icebergs to the country for water is an "unwise" stopgap measure that fails to address the root of the problem, a Canadian Earth sciences professor says. ...

    Local Press Report - 06/12/2017 - 10:43

  14. Demand for Desalinated Water Puts Pressure on Gulf Ecosystems

    3 Feb 2017- 09:45 by Local Press Report ABU DHABI The National Domestic consumption of desalinated water in the region is not only carbon-intensive but contributes to making the Arabian Gulf one of the world’s most salty and potentially most uninhabitable ...

    Local Press Report - 02/03/2017 - 09:45

  15. Makueni Well Water Contaminated by Metals

    7 Sep 2016- 05:39 by Local Press Report JUJA Daily Nation A study carried out by Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology has shown that water from wells in Makueni County is unsafe for drinking because of metal contamination. "Out of t ...

    Local Press Report - 09/07/2016 - 05:39

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