16 Apr 2021 TOKYO, Japan
The Fukushima nuclear plant is running out of space to store radioactive water following its destruction in the 2011 earthquake and tsunami. Plans by owners TEPCO to begin discharging the "treated" water into the Pacific Ocean have been met with dismay by some but cautiously welcomed by others.
15 Apr 2021 BALTIMORE, United States
Environmental risks associated with using salts on our roads is just as significant as other major issues such as acid rain and lead, and requires the same level of regulation from authorities, researchers say.
13 Apr 2021 VIENTIANE, Laos
Unexpected changes in river levels and the clarity of the water have raised concerns about nesting fish and birds. Pattern of "unnatural" fluctuation observed.
10 Apr 2021 AUGUSTA ME
Dams, pollution and overfishing have extirpated Atlantic salmon from all the rivers in the Northeast US except in Maine. There is an extinction risk. Conservationists call for dam removal.
8 Apr 2021 VILNIUS, Lithuania
Major upgrades and renovations to ensure long-term sustainability and environmental improvements in water and wastewater networks and treatment facilities.
8 Apr 2021 PASADENA CA, United States
Soil moisture causes changes to the temperature and humidity near the surface of plants which affects the photosynthesis process and in turn alters carbon absorption rates from land ecosystems.
6 Apr 2021 GENEVA, Switzerland
New guides from WWF and H&M Group offer a practical guide to understand the strategic importance of water in corporate value chains to create meaningful targets and goals that connect with overall corporate business strategy.
5 Apr 2021 TAMPA FL, United States
US State Governor declares state of emergency, orders precautionary evacuation among allegations of prior "events", and radioactivity concerns.
1 Apr 2021 NEW YORK NY, United States
UN report emphasises the need to broaden the notion of the value of water beyond monetary concepts of price and cost. Supply and sanitation services, the economy, the environment, cultural values and hydraulic infrastructure examined.
1 Apr 2021 STOCKHOLM, Sweden
Sandra Postel's work involves raising awareness of global water threats including how global warming disrupts the water cycle and how water use and management degrade freshwater ecosystems.
24 Mar 2021 EDINBURGH, United Kingdom
OOSKAnews and Scotland, the Hydro Nation, brought together panelists for a discussion on different ways we value water.
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Happy World Water Day, 2021!
18 Mar 2021 NEW YORK NY, United States
Wetlands and water filtration ecosystems to be incorporated into calculations that impact policy and decision-making.