16 Jan 2022 TORONTO, Canada
Scientists urge charities to "stop animal gifting" as excessive numbers of livestock in some developing countries has crippled communities affected by food and water insecurity.
16 Jan 2022 STOCKHOLM, Sweden
Crashing ocean waves found to emit “forever chemicals” into the air. New evidence that sea spray aerosol can be an important source of PFAS in the atmosphere.
16 Jan 2022 IDLIB, Syria
An attack on Al-Arshani water pumping station by Russian jets in early January severely damaged the main water supply pipeline, and damaged other essential equipment, cutting off water supply to 240,000.
15 Jan 2022 STOCKHOLM, Sweden
New report from GWP concludes that, although gender has been integrated into policymaking in several countries, there is still a wide gap between policy and practice, and a long way to go before gender equality is achieved in water resources management.
9 Jan 2022 BEIJING
Details to tackle key issues in the fight against the pollution of soil and underground water, and to enhance environmental governance in agriculture and rural areas issued.
8 Jan 2022 RUNDU, Namibia
The company were only granted permission to extract water in June 2021, 6 months after operations had already begun. ReconAfrica has been accused of unsafe wastewater disposal, drilling without adequate permits and harm to local wildlife.
7 Jan 2022 TOKYO, Japan
Plans to discharge treated but still contaminated water into sea submitted by Japan government to Nuclear Regulation Authority.
7 Jan 2022 COPENHAGEN, Denmark
European Environment Agency’s (EEA) new indicator aims to track Europe’s progress in reducing pesticides in waters. Excessive levels of pesticides in large share of freshwater bodies.
7 Jan 2022 HONOLULU HI, United States
Despite multiple reports of fuel leaks from the Red Hill Bulk Fuel Storage Facility over the past decade and growing concern from residents and government officials, the US Navy maintains that ongoing operations at the facility are essential to national security. The Navy, who has since released a timeline for cleaning out the fuel from the well, has said it will challenge the state’s order to defuel the underground tanks.
3 Jan 2022 IMLIDOL
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has slashed through India’s notorious red tape and pushed aside thorny political divisions to see his tap water project through despite shrinking supplies.
3 Jan 2022 TANGA
Investment in rural water supply system will greatly expand access
2 Jan 2022 CORVALLIS WA, United States
OOSKAnews Voices is a series of guest columns written by participants in different parts of the international water community.
John Matthews, Executive Director, Alliance for Global Water Adaptation, reflects on COP26 and posits that water's position in the climate agenda is gaining importance.