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  1. Guatemala: Protests Continue Against Gold Mining Project

    31 Mar 2020- 10:27 by Local Press Report GUATEMALA CITY Inequality.org This month, in Guatemala, the Peaceful Resistance “La Puya” celebrates eight years of struggle against a gold mining project that threatens to pollute or dry up already scarce water su ...

    Local Press Report - 03/31/2020 - 10:27

  2. South Korea Expresses Concern About New Fukushima Water Release Plan

    30 Mar 2020- 08:15 by Staff- Water Diplomat SEOUL, South Korea South Korea has expressed concern about a new draft plan from Japan to release contaminated Fukushima water from its disabled Fukushima nuclear power plant into the sea. The country’s Office f ...

    Staff - Water D... - 04/02/2020 - 10:54

  3. IWRA Webinar "Water and Climate Change" Marks World Water Day

    29 Mar 2020- 09:29 by Staff- Water Diplomat Washington DC, United States The International Water Resources Association (IWRA) held a webinar 23 March to mark World Water Day 2020 focusing on “Water and Climate Change”. The full video can be found HERE. Pa ...

    Staff - Water D... - 04/02/2020 - 11:03

  4. Oceanic Freshwater Aquifer Discovered Off New Zealand

    29 Mar 2020- 10:13 by Local Press Report CHRISTCHURCH Science Alert A rare freshwater reserve has been discovered underneath the sea off the coast of the South Island of New Zealand, which could help head off future droughts and mitigate the impact of cli ...

    Local Press Report - 03/29/2020 - 10:13

  5. Global River Activists Unite

    25 Mar 2020- 09:16 by Local Press Report OAKLAND CA International Rivers This March 14, International Day of Action for Rivers, thousands of river stewards, defenders, and allies took action both in person and online. Despite the health and safety challen ...

    Local Press Report - 03/25/2020 - 09:16

  6. Mekong River Commission Social Media Initiative

    25 Mar 2020- 09:10 by Local Press Report PHNOM PENH Phnom Penh Post The Mekong River Commission (MRC) has launched a social media competition that calls on users to share messages that can inspire people to do more to protect rivers. The campaign, entitle ...

    Local Press Report - 03/25/2020 - 09:10

  7. "Valuing Water Finance Task Force" Will Address Unsustainable Corporate Water Practises

    26 Mar 2020- 13:09 by Staff- Water Diplomat BOSTON MA, United States Sustainability think-tank Ceres has announced  a new task force to drive corporate action on water-related financial risks. In cooperation with leading US pension funds and international ...

    Staff - Water D... - 04/02/2020 - 11:09

  8. Guterres: "The Solution Is Clear"

    26 Mar 2020- 12:51 by Staff- Water Diplomat NEW YORK NY, United States In a World Water Day address, United Nation Secretary-General Antonio Guterres described water as "the primary medium through which we perceive the effect of climate disruption, f ...

    Staff - Water D... - 04/02/2020 - 10:56

  9. Groundwater Scientist Awarded 2020 Stockholm Water Prize

    26 Mar 2020- 10:29 by Staff- Water Diplomat STOCKHOLM, Sweden Dr John Cherry, a world-renowned hydrogeologist and leading authority on threats to groundwater contamination is to receive the prestigious Stockholm Water Prize in 2020. As creator of the acad ...

    Staff - Water D... - 04/02/2020 - 11:01

  10. Cambodia Announces Ten Year Moratorium On New Mekong Dams

    26 Mar 2020- 12:16 by Staff- Water Diplomat PHNOM PENH, Cambodia The government of Cambodia has announced that the country will not develop new hydropower dams on the Mekong River for the next 10 years, putting two planned dams at Sambor and Stung Treng o ...

    Staff - Water D... - 04/02/2020 - 10:55

  11. Water Pollution From Alaska Mines: “Gross Deficiencies And Failures Of The Regulatory System"

    15 Mar 2020- 08:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States A relaxaton of the US's permitting regime for mining companies lies behind an extensive record of environmental spills and pollution violations at five major operating “hardro ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/15/2020 - 08:02

  12. Vietnam Drought: State Of Emergency Declared In Five Mekong Delta Provinces

    15 Mar 2020- 07:28 by Staff- Water Diplomat HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam The government of Vietnam declared a state of emergency last week in five Mekong Delta provinces in response to prolonged drought which has led to a build-up of salinity, threatening yi ...

    Staff - Water D... - 04/02/2020 - 10:55

  13. "We Have To Aim High In Glasgow": Guterres

    12 Mar 2020- 12:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States The year 2020 will be pivotal for climate action if the world is to control ever worsening impacts and indicators of climate change before it is too late, according to United Nations ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/12/2020 - 12:08

  14. Mysterious Disappearance Of Famous Ecuador Waterfall

    12 Mar 2020- 10:00 by Local Press Report QUITO Dialogo Chino On February 2, something strange happened in Cayambe Coca Park in the Ecuadorian Amazon. The emblematic San Rafael waterfall, located on the Coca River between the provinces of Napo and Sucumbío ...

    Local Press Report - 03/12/2020 - 10:00

  15. REMINDER-- TUNE IN 20 MARCH: aquaNOW Audience, "Water And The Climate Crisis"

    11 Mar 2020- 12:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent EDINBURGH, United Kingdom This article has been updated to reflect changes in Scottish Government guidance for societal contact associated with the coronavirus Tune in 1.30 PM UK time Friday 20 March HERE for ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/19/2020 - 10:25

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