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  1. "Environmental Justice For All Act" Introduced To US Senate

    5 Aug 2020- 06:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States On 30 July, the Environmental Justice for All Act was introduced in the US Senate. It is companion legislation to that introduced earlier in the year in the US House of Representati ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/05/2020 - 06:43

  2. Giant Chile Copper Mine Charged With Water Misuse

    5 Aug 2020- 09:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANTIAGO, Chile Mining giant BHP Billiton, operator of the world’s largest copper mine, Escondida, in Chile was charged 31 July with exceeding water extraction thresholds over the past 15 years. “The company, d ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/05/2020 - 09:54

  3. "Immense Consequences For People" Of Massive Decline In Migratory Fresh Fish Populations

    30 Jul 2020- 09:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GRONIGEN, The Netherlands A new, first-of-its-kind comprehensive global report on the status of migratory freshwater fish reveals an alarming 76 percent drop in average populations between 1970 and 2016. " ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/30/2020 - 09:27

  4. New Cambodia Megacity Threatens Wetlands, Livelihoods

    29 Jul 2020- 08:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PHNOM PENH, Cambodia More than a million people across Phnom Penh, Cambodia, face the risk of increased flooding according to a July 2020 human rights and social impact assessment of development of the 2,500 h ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/29/2020 - 08:08

  5. UN Launches SDG 6 Global Acceleration Framework

    15 Jul 2020- 07:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres joined UN-Water Chair, Gilbert Huongbo 9 July in the launch of the Sustainable Development Goal 6 (SDG 6) Global Acceleration Framew ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/22/2020 - 14:14

  6. Sustainable Water Use Audit For EU Agricultural Policy

    14 Jul 2020- 11:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Union has announced launch of an audit of the impact of the EU agricultural policy on the sustainable use of water. A 7 July Preview cites that about 25 percent of all freshwater ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/14/2020 - 11:07

  7. Partnership Aims To Accelerate Shift To Resilient Infrastructure

    9 Jul 2020- 07:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CORVALLIS OR, United States A new partnership between the Alliance for Global Water Adaptation (AGWA) and The Resilience Shift aims to boost global efforts to accelerate a shift to more resilient infrastructure ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/10/2020 - 10:08

  8. European Union Water Framework Directive Legislation Will Be Retained

    25 Jun 2020- 10:11 by Staff- Water Diplomat BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Commission has confirmed that the European Union’s strong water legislation, the EU Water Framework Directive (WFD), will not be changed. The landmark confirmation for Europe’s riv ...

    Staff - Water D... - 07/03/2020 - 10:21

  9. Possible Glacial Lake Outburst Flood Inundates Pakistan Valley

    25 Jun 2020- 11:31 by Local Press Report KATHMANDU The Third Pole A lake near the Machuhar glacier had burst its banks on May 30, causing a flood that submerged farms, the local power plant and part of the Karakoram Highway in the Hunza Valley, high up in ...

    Local Press Report - 06/30/2020 - 11:19

  10. Great American Outdoors Act Approved With Bipartisan Support

    25 Jun 2020- 06:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States In an unusual moment of bipartisan unity, the United States Senate has approved a new conservation and public lands bill, the Great American Outdoors Act, which fully and permanent ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/25/2020 - 06:10

  11. "aquaNOW Audiences" In Conversation: Scotland's Hydro Nation International Centre

    18 Jun 2020- 10:58 by Staff- Water Diplomat EDINBURGH, Scotland Professor Bob Ferrier, Director of the Hydro Nation International Centre (HNIC) at The James Hutton Institute (JHI), Scotland, is in conversation with David Duncan, Publisher, OOSKAnews – VID ...

    Staff - Water D... - 07/03/2020 - 10:30

  12. Further EU-Central Asia Cooperation Around Water, Environment, Climate Change

    16 Jun 2020- 09:11 by Local Press Report NUR-SULTAN The Times of Central Asia Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, the high-level officials and experts from Central Asia, the European Union and the Italian Ministry for the Environment, Land and Sea (IMELS) discu ...

    Local Press Report - 06/17/2020 - 12:12

  13. Canada Government Urged To Invest In Environmental Protection Of Great Lakes Region

    16 Jun 2020- 09:36 by Staff- Water Diplomat OTTAWA, Canada The "Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Collaborative" has called on the Canadian government to implement a proposed $1.6 Billion USD Action Plan to address some of the greatest environmental ...

    Staff - Water D... - 07/03/2020 - 10:25

  14. Unconventional Water Resources: From The Fringes To The Mainstream

    10 Jun 2020- 09:24 by Staff- Water Diplomat EBENSBURG PA, United States OOSKAnews Voices is a series of guest columns written by senior participants in different parts of the international water community. In this article, Renee Martin-Nagle examines unco ...

    Staff - Water D... - 07/03/2020 - 10:27

  15. Higher Than Average Hypoxia Warning For Gulf Of Mexico This Year

    9 Jun 2020- 07:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent RESTON VA, United States In its annual prediction of hypnoxia in the Gulf of Mexico, the US's National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has warned of a larger area of “dead zone” than in 2019 ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/09/2020 - 07:59

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