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  1. Military Intervention In Polluted Vaal River Receives Cash Boost

    21 Feb 2019- 09:06 by Local Press Report CAPE TOWN News24 The SA National Defence Force's (SANDF) intervention at the severely polluted Vaal River has received a whopping R240m cash injection, the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) heard o ...

    Local Press Report - 02/21/2019 - 09:06

  2. US Mining Sites Dump Millions Of Gallons Of Untreated Toxic Wastewater Daily

    21 Feb 2019- 09:06 by Local Press Report WARRENTON VA Phys.org Every day many millions of gallons of water loaded with arsenic, lead and other toxic metals flow from some of the most contaminated mining sites in the U.S. and into surrounding streams and p ...

    Local Press Report - 02/21/2019 - 09:06

  3. Draft Cape Town Water Strategy Emphasizes "Wise Use"; Reliable Supply; Water Resource Optimization; Creation Of A "Water Sensitive" City

    19 Feb 2019- 07:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAPE TOWN, South Africa The City of Cape Town, South Africa, released its draft water strategy this week, opening the plan to public comment. The strategy comes in the wake of an unprecedented three-year droug ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/19/2019 - 07:15

  4. Shanghai Offers Rewards For Turning In Water Polluters

    18 Feb 2019- 08:07 by Local Press Report SHANGHAI Shine Water pollution is everyone's problem, and city residents are soon to be incentivized to join the fight. From March 1, people who report on any of eight activities including illegal sewage disch ...

    Local Press Report - 02/18/2019 - 08:07

  5. New EU Funding Supports River Basin Management In Estonia, Austria

    18 Feb 2019- 07:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium New European Union (EU) funding will unlock more than $3.6 Billion USD of additional support to twelve large-scale environmental and climate projects in ten member states to support Europe’s ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/18/2019 - 07:48

  6. How Climate Change Reduces Glacier Meltwater, Restricts Freshwater Supply To Rivers

    18 Feb 2019- 09:13 by OOSKAnews Info Zurich, Switzerland A new report on global galcier ice volume indicates that climate change is affecting glaciers causing them to shrink and resulting in a reduction in meltwater, restricting freshwater supply to many ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 02/18/2019 - 09:13

  7. New Functionality Of "Water Risk Filter" Will Encourage Big-Picture Thinking, Actions

    20 Feb 2019- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland International NGO WWF has implemented an upgrade to its Water Risk Filter,  an online tool aimed to help companies and financial institutions mitigate water risk to operations and assets. T ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/20/2019 - 10:08

  8. Adani Group Under Spotlight Again After Another Mine Waste Spill

    13 Feb 2019- 08:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRISBANE, Australia The India-owned Adani Group mining company has admitted that coal-contaminated water again overflowed from their Abbot Point Operations in Queensland, Australia during heavy rainfall Februa ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/14/2019 - 13:44

  9. Brazil Dam Disaster: Minas Gerais State Files Class Action Suit Against Mining Giant

    13 Feb 2019- 06:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRASILIA, Brazil The Brazilian state of Minas Gerais will file a civil class action against iron ore mining giant Vale SA as the numbers of deaths caused by the Brumadinho dam disaster rose to 165 this week, w ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/13/2019 - 06:58

  10. Ethiopia, Egypt, Sudan Leaders Commit To GERD Cooperation

    13 Feb 2019- 07:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia The leaders of Ethiopia, Sudan and Egypt have confirmed commitment to reach consensus on outstanding technical issues surrounding the contentious Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD). A ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/13/2019 - 07:39

  11. Thais Warned Of Summer Water Shortage Prospect

    12 Feb 2019- 12:44 by Local Press Report BANGKOK The Nation Winter in Thailand will be over next week, the Meteorological Department announced yesterday. Even though the smog problem is expected to improve nationwide once winter ends, the arrival of summe ...

    Local Press Report - 02/12/2019 - 12:44

  12. Proposed Tibet Dam Would Contain Sandstorms, Mitigate Downstream Floods, Protect Ecosystems

    13 Feb 2019- 06:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent XINING, China A consortium of Chinese environmental engineers and activists are proposing the construction of a dam to prevent loss of frozen soil in the Hoh Xil National Nature Reserve in an isolated region i ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/13/2019 - 06:15

  13. Human Environmental Impacts Eroding Socioeconomic Stability: "This Is A Crisis"

    12 Feb 2019- 08:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom New research by UK think-tank the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) describes mainstream political and policy debates as having failed to recognize that human impacts on the en ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/13/2019 - 08:33

  14. Russia Declares Plan To Clean Up Most Polluted Cities

    11 Feb 2019- 10:37 by Local Press Report MOSCOW Tass News Agency The Russian Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment has set out to fully clean up Russia’s most polluted cities by 2024 within the framework of the state’s national project known as &q ...

    Local Press Report - 02/11/2019 - 10:37

  15. $5 Billion USD Needed To Support Lake Chad Basin Areas Afflicted By Boko Haram Insurgency

    12 Feb 2019- 08:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent N'DJAMENA, Chad The Chairman of the Lake Chad Basin Commission (LCBC), Suleiman Adamu, has said that non-payment of contributions by member-nations to the Commission has become a “recurring issue” that is ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/12/2019 - 08:07

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