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.
14 Apr 2021 ANKARA
Diplomatic and media bickering regarding what happened in Ankara. Xinjiang-related issues related?
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 KINSHASA, Democratic Republic of Congo
Ethiopia prepares to commence second stage of filling the 6 GW dam on the Blue Nile when the rainy season commences in July. Egypt and Sudan have insisted upon reaching agreement on water flows prior to any further filling.
10 Apr 2021 KYIV, Ukraine
A million people lose fresh water supply as more infrastructure damaged in conflict. Continuing risk of radioactive contamination in flooded mine
7 Apr 2021 NEW DELHI, India
India maintains its position that construction activities on the Chenab River are treaty-compliant. Pakistan requests information share re planned projects.
7 Apr 2021 TEL AVIV, Israel
Water Sharing Arrangement Sates Back To 1994 Peace Treaty. Jordan Drought Continues. Natanyahu's Fractious Relationship With King Abdullah.
6 Apr 2021 OXFORD, United Kingdom
The demise of the Aral Sea is a tragic tale often told. Less known is the peril facing Central Asia’s largest remaining lake, Balkhash in eastern Kazakhstan.
30 Mar 2021 WASHINGTON DC, United States
Key milestone on the road to COP26 focuses on six key themes with specific water impacts: infrastructure issues, event preparedness, nature-based solutions, resilience and global security.
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!
17 Mar 2021 NEW YORK NY
Northeast Nigeria research establishes a connection between climate change and sucessful recruitment into armed militias. Other regions are vulnerable.
17 Mar 2021 New YORK NY, United States
Conflict reduces access to vital resources like water and electricity, and also drives hunger.
UN Secretary General briefs Security Council.