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  1. Hey, Let's Flood The Deserts

    14 Nov 2018- 09:55 by Local Press Report MOUNTAIN VIEW CA A Silicon Valley venture capital firm, Y Combinator, unveiled the radical desert flooding plan as one of four “moonshot” scenarios that it hopes innovators will explore as potential remedies to cat ...

    Local Press Report - 11/14/2018 - 09:55

  2. Hydropower Sector Should Consider Broader Consequences Of Dam-building

    14 Nov 2018- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States Proceedings of the National Academy of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA (PNAS) has published research calling for the hydropower sector to pay more attention to social a ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/14/2018 - 10:07

  3. Look! Skywater!

    9 Nov 2018- 14:50 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ZHUHAI, China Chinese scientists have showcased progress of a new project that will deploy satellite technology with a view to moving water vapor in the sky, via an "air corridor" from the damp wester ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/09/2018 - 14:50

  4. Multiple Fish Deaths Reported As Iraq Water Crisis Continues.

    8 Nov 2018- 12:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Baghdad, Iraq Multiple fish deaths have been reported in the Euphrates River, hitting the livelihoods of fish farmers in Iraq as the country continues to struggle with a water contamination crisis.   Thousands ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/08/2018 - 12:24

  5. Delhi Dowses Trees With Water To Combat Air Pollution

    8 Nov 2018- 09:41 by Local Press Report DELHI The Economic Times The Delhi Fire Service (DFS) on Monday sprinkled water on trees in central Delhi as part of its measures to control pollution. Delhi's air quality deteriorated sharply on Monday to fall ...

    Local Press Report - 11/08/2018 - 09:41

  6. Oil and Water Don't Mix, But China Wants Both From Greenland

    8 Nov 2018- 11:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NUUK, Greenland It appears that China and Greenland are looking at an interesting new combined natural resources arrangement. Although it has yet to be proven, there may be as much as 50 billion barrels of oil ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/08/2018 - 11:24

  7. South Arica: Alien Plants Suck

    8 Nov 2018- 11:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PRETORIA, South Africa The government of South Africa has announced the launch of a “first comprehensive national-scale assessment of the status of biological invasions and their management” in response to &quo ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/11/2018 - 04:29

  8. Las Vegas "Headed For A Water Calamity"

    6 Nov 2018- 13:19 by Local Press Report LAS VEGAS NV Las Vegas Review-Journal Las Vegas is built on a desert. And the main source of water in our oasis, the Colorado River, is producing less water every year. Surely this alone is the writing on the wall t ...

    Local Press Report - 11/06/2018 - 13:19

  9. Basra Water Pollution Hits Carp Stocks

    6 Nov 2018- 13:16 by Local Press Report BAGHDAD The New Arab Iraqi fish farmers south of Baghdad have been left reeling after finding thousands of dead carp mysteriously floating in their cages or washed up on the banks of the Euphrates. Major water pollu ...

    Local Press Report - 11/06/2018 - 13:16

  10. WWF Launches Upgrades To Water Risk Assessment Tool

    6 Nov 2018- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent EDINBURGH, Scotland WWF, the world’s largest conservation group has announced an upgraded version 5.0 of the “Water Risk Filter”, a leading online tool developed with the German Development Finance Institution ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/06/2018 - 10:45

  11. Climate Change Aggravates Poverty, Drives Central America Migration Patterns

    3 Nov 2018- 08:48 by Local Press Report PANAMA CITY Panama Today The migration phenomenon in Central America has become more acute and several authorities in the region have pointed to climate change as a cause that aggravates the poverty of thousands of ...

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

  12. Chinese Researchers Investigate Climate Change Impacts At The "Third Pole"

    3 Nov 2018- 08:48 by Local Press Report BEIJING GB Times China’s research institutions have launched a research project in Beijing, which will mainly focus on the impact of climate change on water, as well as biodiversity in the Pan-Third Pole and adaptio ...

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

  13. Jamaica Water Commission Expands Transmission Systems

    3 Nov 2018- 08:48 by Local Press Report KINGSTON The Jamaica Gleaner Plans are in the pipeline of the National Water Commission (NWC) to significantly expand its water transmission systems by utilising larger and more reliable sources such as the Rio Buen ...

    Local Press Report - 11/12/2018 - 10:12

  14. AWS Sees Growth In Adoption Of Water Stewardship Standard Certification

    1 Nov 2018- 13:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent EDINBURGH, Scotland The Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) held its third annual Global Water Stewardship Forum in Edinburgh, Scotland this week, reporting growth in uptake of its Water Stewardship Certificat ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/01/2018 - 14:56

  15. UNFAO and NDB To Join Forces To Help Meet SDGs

    3 Nov 2018- 07:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ROME, Italy The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (UNFAO) and the New Development Bank (NDB), formerly known as the BRICS Bank, have announced a new joint effort to help countries achieve ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/03/2018 - 07:19

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