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  1. More Nature-based Solutions Needed To Accelerate Adaptation To Water-related Climate Change Impacts

    21 Jan 2021- 11:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya The United Nations Envrionment Programme (UNEP) has called on the international community to step up its work in nature-based solutions (NbS) to facilitate adaptation to climate change and water ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/21/2021 - 11:20

  2. Iraq, Turkey And The Tigris Water Quota Deal

    21 Jan 2021- 12:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BAGHDAD, Iraq The government of Iraq has warned that the country could face a water crisis in the absence of a water quota deal with Turkey, which faces its own water shortage challenges. Media in the region a ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/21/2021 - 17:21

  3. Climate Change Impacts On Terrestrial Water Storage

    21 Jan 2021- 10:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent EAST LANSING MI, United States Rising global temperatures could result in a startling increase in frequent and severe droughts and water scarcity, affecting food security and escalation in conflict and human m ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/21/2021 - 10:41

  4. Multi-Billion USD Funding Announced for Sahel Great Green Wall Project

    21 Jan 2021- 10:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PARIS, France In a January announcement at the the "One Planet Summit" for biodiversity, President of France Emmanuel Macron committed to a $14 Billion USD grant to scale up work on the Great Green W ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/21/2021 - 10:30

  5. Peru Hydro Project Delays

    18 Jan 2021- 08:19 by Local Press Report LIMA Hydro Review Peru’s energy and mines ministry has accepted force majeure requests from Empresa de Generación Eléctrica Santa Lorenza for its 18.7-MW Santa Lorenza I small hydro project. The plant was due to be ...

    Local Press Report - 01/18/2021 - 08:19

  6. Zambia Prez Encourages Water Harvesting Initiatives

    18 Jan 2021- 08:15 by Local Press Report LUSAKA Lusaka Times President Edgar Lungu has directed newly appointed Minister of Water Development Raphael Nakachinda to ensure that water harvesting in the country is actualized. President Lungu said water harve ...

    Local Press Report - 01/18/2021 - 08:15

  7. Crimea Reservoir Dries Up

    18 Jan 2021- 08:23 by Local Press Report SIMFEROPOL Unian Information Agency Crimea's Ayanske water reservoir, the main source of freshwater for the city of Simferopol, has dried up. "Occupied Crimea, the Ayanske water reservoir supplying fresh ...

    Local Press Report - 01/18/2021 - 08:23

  8. Wasteful Irrigation Methods As A Cause Of Turkey Water Crisis

    21 Jan 2021- 11:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ANKARA, Turkey The causal factors behind Turkey’s water woes include persistently lower rainfall, inefficient water retention policies and wasteful practices in agriculture, municipal and domestic use, further ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/21/2021 - 13:15

  9. Water Conflict In The Animal World

    11 Jan 2021- 12:21 by Local Press Report GUATEMELA CITY SciTechDaily In what may be a sign of climate-change-induced conflict, researchers have captured rare photographic evidence of a jaguar killing another predatory wild cat at an isolated waterhole in ...

    Local Press Report - 01/11/2021 - 12:21

  10. Bolivia: Glacier Melt May Accelerate Capital's Water Shortages

    11 Jan 2021- 12:18 by Local Press Report LA PAZ Reuters Bolivia’s Tuni glacier is disappearing faster than initially anticipated, according to scientists in the Andean nation, a predicament that will likely make worse water shortages already plaguing the ...

    Local Press Report - 01/11/2021 - 12:18

  11. Thailand Unhappy About China-Funded Laos Dam

    12 Jan 2021- 13:54 by Staff- Water Diplomat BANGKOK, Thailand The government of Thailand has expressed concern about plans by Laos to build another hydroelectric dam on the Mekong River, citing environmental concerns. Thailand has called for a more compre ...

    Staff - Water D... - 01/12/2021 - 14:46

  12. GERD Negotiations Stall Again

    12 Jan 2021- 13:31 by Staff- Water Diplomat KHARTOUM, Sudan The latest round of tripartite (Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan) talks around the contentious Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) have broken down, following a long-standing diplomatic pattern. Backgro ...

    Staff - Water D... - 01/12/2021 - 14:46

  13. Lebanon-Israel Transnational River Dispute Heightens Tensions

    9 Jan 2021- 10:51 by Staff- Water Diplomat TEL AVIV, Israel   PUBLISHER'S CORRECTION, 13 January: This news article (OOSKAnews and The Water Diplomat) has been corrected to reflect a mis-spelling in the original article of "Metulla", and a ...

    Staff - Water D... - 01/13/2021 - 07:50

  14. Human Depletion Of Groundwater Resources Exacerbates Climate Change Impacts

    12 Jan 2021- 15:51 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MADRID, Spain Large swathes of land in densely populated parts of the world are subsiding rapidly as a result of groundwater depletion. Paired with rising sea levels caused by global warming, this could place ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/12/2021 - 15:51

  15. Extreme Famine Concern For South Sudan

    12 Jan 2021- 15:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent JUBA, South Sudan The International Rescue Committee (IRC), is calling for international financial support to prevent famine across large swathes of South Sudan in the face of economic crisis, devastating floo ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/12/2021 - 15:40

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