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  1. Stream Life Is "Swimming In A Mixture Of Pharmaceuticals"

    14 Nov 2018- 09:48 by OOSKAnews Info Melbourne, Australia A multitude of biologically active pharmaceuticals contaminate surface waters globally, yet their presence in aquatic food webs remain largely unknown. A new study released in Science Daily on Nove ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 11/14/2018 - 09:48

  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. Bangladesh: The Deeper The Well, The Less The Arsenic

    9 Nov 2018- 14:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent INDIANAPOLIS IN, United States Arsenic in well water accounts for one in 20 deaths in Bangladesh. The country's 10 million or more shallow, hand-pumped wells yield water that often exceeds the World Health ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/09/2018 - 14:33

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. Climate Change Is Driving Factor Behind Central America Migrant Caravan

    30 Oct 2018- 12:54 by Local Press Report MEXICO CITY The Guardian Thousands of Central American migrants trudging through Mexico towards the US have regularly been described as either fleeing gang violence or extreme poverty. But another crucial driving f ...

    Local Press Report - 10/30/2018 - 12:54

  7. "Wetland City" Accreditation Launched By Ramsar Convention

    30 Oct 2018- 08:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DUBAI, United Arab Emirates Last week’s Conference of the Parties to the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands has introduces a “Wetland City Accreditation” program, which initially recognizes 18 cities that have take ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/30/2018 - 08:56

  8. New Project Aims To "Green" Vietnam Textile Sector

    29 Oct 2018- 11:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HANOI, Vietnam A project of the Vietnam Textile and Apparel Association (VITAS) and WWF, with support from HSBC, will support improvement of water and energy sustainability within the country's textile se ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/29/2018 - 11:10

  9. South Africa Calls On Military To Fix Vaal River System

    29 Oct 2018- 09:55 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Cape Town, South Africa South Africa’s Defence Department will be called upon to address the water crisis in the Vaal River system. In an October 23 Budget Policy Statement Finance Minister Tito Mboweni told t ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/29/2018 - 09:55

  10. Iran Charges Five Environmentalists With Capital Offenses

    28 Oct 2018- 06:45 by Local Press Report TEHRAN The Guardian Five environmentalists have been charged in Iran with national security crimes punishable by death, in a development the UN environment head said was deeply troubling. The activists from the Per ...

    Local Press Report - 10/28/2018 - 06:45

  11. China: Nestle Water Bottler Achieves Gold-level Alliance For Water Stewardship Standard Certification

    28 Oct 2018- 07:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent EDINBURGH, Scotland A Nestle facility producing Da Shan bottled water in China's Yunnan Province has achieved Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) gold-level Standard certification, the 12th of 30 such ce ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/28/2018 - 08:25

  12. New Bricks-From-Urine Technology Makes A Splash

    25 Oct 2018- 10:57 by OOSKAnews Info Cape Town, South Africa A master’s student at South Africa’s University of Cape Town has created the world’s first bio-bricks made from human urine, deploying a process which is carbon-friendly and produces fertilizer ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 10/25/2018 - 10:57

  13. Does Water Sprinkling Improve Delhi Air Pollution?

    25 Oct 2018- 11:08 by Local Press Report NEW DELHI The Times of India Delhi government is yet again looking at water sprinkling to bring down pollution levels in the capital post-Diwali. Environment minister Imran Hussain, who on Tuesday asked all city ag ...

    Local Press Report - 10/25/2018 - 11:08

  14. European Parliament Supports Improvement In Tap Water Quality, In Part To Reduce Plastic Usage And Litter

    24 Oct 2018- 06:50 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Strasbourg, France Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) backed changes to the EU Drinking Water Directive this week to improve the quality of drinking water and access to it as well as provide better info ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/24/2018 - 06:50

  15. Trump Enters A California Water War

    24 Oct 2018- 07:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WashINGTON, DC, United States Two weeks before the US mid-term elections, President Donald Trump's administration has taken a stand on a sensitive issue in the State of California: water allocation in the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/24/2018 - 07:08

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