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  1. Malaysia Repositions Environment Ministry As "Environment And Water" Ministry

    6 Apr 2020- 10:17 by Local Press Report PUTRAJAYA Malay Mail The Ministry of Environment has been rebranded as the Ministry of Environment and Water (MEWA) in line with the government’s decision to allocate the responsibility of water management and envir ...

    Local Press Report - 04/06/2020 - 10:41

  2. 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

  3. Netherlands Detects Traces Of Coronavirus Contamination In Wastewater

    29 Mar 2020- 10:04 by Staff- Water Diplomat AMSTERDAM, Netherlands Dutch government researchers have found traces of SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus in samples from sewage treatment plants at Schiphol Airport in Amsterdam. Trace elements have also been detected in ...

    Staff - Water D... - 04/02/2020 - 10:59

  4. “Water And The Climate Crisis”- aquaNOW Audience, World Water Day 2020

    25 Mar 2020- 10:42 by Staff- Water Diplomat EDINBURGH, Scotland OOSKAnews hosted an aquaNOW Audience 20 March in Scotland, marking World Water Day. Footage of the live-streamed webcast panel discussion, with the theme “Water and the Climate Crisis” can be ...

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

  5. Kabul River For Peace And Development

    25 Mar 2020- 09:08 by Local Press Report KARACHI Pakistan Observer Nisar Memon, former federal minister and senator in Pakistan, comments about the importance of the Kabul River and the dependence on it of both Pakistan and Afghanistan for drinking water, ...

    Local Press Report - 04/02/2020 - 10:21

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Climate Change: Indonesia Prez Announces New Capital City Location

    12 Mar 2020- 14:42 by Staff- Water Diplomat Jakarta, Indonesia The President of Indonesia confirmed this week that the country’s new capital will be located on high ground in East Kalimantan Province, Borneo. The current coastal capital, Jakarta (pop. 30 ...

    Staff - Water D... - 04/02/2020 - 11:05

  9. Climate Change And Urbanisation Exacerbate Natural Contaminant Threat to Groundwater Quality, Availability

    15 Mar 2020- 06:44 by Staff- Water Diplomat SYDNEY, Australia A quarter of the world's population faces theats to quality and availability of drinking water because of climate change and urbanisation. New research (Nature Communications) led by the U ...

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

  10. "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

  11. 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

  12. PFAS Water Contamination Claims Mount Dramatically

    10 Mar 2020- 11:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States The National Rural Water Association (NRWA) of the United States has filed a PFAS class action lawsuit in the US District Court for the District of Columbia against the makers of f ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/10/2020 - 11:16

  13. Water Scarcity Impact Of Internal Displacement In Iraq

    3 Mar 2020- 09:26 by Staff- Water Diplomat GENEVA, Switzerand New research from the Internal Displacement Monitoring Center (IDMC) released  27 February has examined the impact of water scarcity as a contributing factor to internal displacement in souther ...

    Staff - Water D... - 04/02/2020 - 10:51

  14. VIDEO: "Water Security For Peace And Development": Looking Forward To The 2021 World Water Forum In Dakar

    2 Mar 2020- 12:01 by Staff- Water Diplomat Edinburgh, Scotland The Ninth triennial World Water Forum will be held in Dakar, Senegal, in March 2021 with the theme “Water Security for Peace and Development”.   Loic Fauchon, President of the World Water Coun ...

    Staff - Water D... - 03/06/2020 - 08:02

  15. UK Environment Chief Calls For New Focus On Climate Change Resilience

    29 Feb 2020- 15:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom Sir James Bevan, Chief Executive of the Environment Agency of England Wales, has suggested that new approaches must be taken in dealing with climate change, citing devastation caused by  ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/29/2020 - 15:20

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