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  1. USEPA Chief Says Americans Should Focus Less on Climate Change Threats, More On Clean Water

    22 Mar 2019- 06:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States US Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler, a former coal lobbyist, raised eyebrows this week by saying that Americans should focus less on global warm ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/22/2019 - 06:58

  2. "Leaving No One Behind": 2019 United Nations World Water Development Report

    19 Mar 2019- 07:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland The United Nations World Water Development Report 2019  (WWDR), launched March 19 with the theme "Leaving No One Behind", argues that fulfilling the human rights to safe drinking ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/19/2019 - 07:18

  3. Global Assessment Of Biodiversity, Ecosystems, Will Assess Progress Against SDGs And Paris Agreement

    18 Mar 2019- 11:25 by OOSKAnews Info BONN, Germany The first Global Assessment of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services will be presented to 130 governments at the seventh session of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosyste ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 03/18/2019 - 11:25

  4. "Canary In The Coal Mine": Wetlands Birdlife Study Shows How Climate Change Alters Water Quality

    18 Mar 2019- 07:38 by OOSKAnews Info CORVALLIS, OR, United States New research shows that recent climate change is having profound effects on wetlands across the West of the United States – affecting birds that use these wetlands for breeding, migration a ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 03/18/2019 - 07:42

  5. $200 Million USD From EIB For Water Supply, Wastewater Treatment, Flood Protection In Kosovo, Belarus, Netherlands.

    17 Mar 2019- 05:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Luxembourg, Luxembourg The European Investment Bank (EIB) has approved $200 Million USD of new long-term investment to improve water supply, wastewater treatment and flood protection in Kosovo, Belarus and the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/17/2019 - 05:01

  6. Human Health In Dire Straits Without Urgent Action: UNEP

    15 Mar 2019- 09:52 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Environmental damage to the planet is so extensive that people’s health will be increasingly threatened without immediate urgent action. More than 250 scientists from more than 70 countries have ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/15/2019 - 09:52

  7. Trump Budget "Would Be A Disaster For Water, Air And Public Health"

    15 Mar 2019- 09:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States Environmentalists have sharply criticized US President Trump’s propsed 2020 budget that seeks deep cuts in funding for the Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA), the government d ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/15/2019 - 09:46

  8. NIB Finances Improvement Of Stockholm Wastewater Treatment

    15 Mar 2019- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Info STOCKHOLM, Sweden The Nordic Development Bank (NIB) and Käppalaförbundet, a federation of 11 Swedish municipalities, have signed a $58 Million USD 30-year loan agreement, with proceeds to be used for upgrade of wastewa ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 03/15/2019 - 10:01

  9. UN-Habitat Says World Can Learn From China's Success In Rehabilitation Of Urban Rivers

    15 Mar 2019- 10:14 by OOSKAnews Info NAIROBI, Kenya The government of China's actions in restoring urban rivers have been described by the UN Human Settlement Program (UN-Habitat) as a good example for other countries where rapid development of citie ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 03/15/2019 - 10:14

  10. Water And Violence: Resources And Infrastructure Attacks Analyzed

    13 Mar 2019- 11:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent EDINBURGH, Scotland Strategic Foresight Group (SFG), an India-based international think-tank engaged in crafting new policy concepts that enable decision makers to prepare for a future in uncertain times, has ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/13/2019 - 11:22

  11. Power Crisis Shuts Down Caracas Water Services

    13 Mar 2019- 06:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CARACAS, Venezuela Intensifying the ongoing political crisis in Venezuela, a power black out has put operations of water utilities at risk. Caracas began to “go dry” March 11with water services almost nonexist ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/13/2019 - 06:19

  12. Lake Baikal: Russian Prosecutors Seek to Halt China Company's Bottling Plant

    12 Mar 2019- 09:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, RUSSIA Russian prosecutors will seek to stop a Chinese company from building a water-bottling plant on Vladimir Putin’s favorite lake amid local concerns that Baikal may be drained and polluted. Siberi ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/12/2019 - 09:00

  13. World Bank Group, Other International Organizations Can Be Sued In The US When Their Loans Cause Environmental Damage

    8 Mar 2019- 11:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States The United States Supreme Court has ruled for the first time that The World Bank Group and other international organizations can be sued in the US when international investments go ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/08/2019 - 12:55

  14. Tanzania Gold Mine Must Halt Water Pollution Or Face Closure

    8 Mar 2019- 09:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania A controversial gold mine in northern Tanzania has been instructed to halt waste water pollution by March 30 or be shut down by the country’s government. Tanzania Mining Minister Doto Bi ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/08/2019 - 09:26

  15. CNN Observes Climate Change- Extremism Link

    6 Mar 2019- 10:14 by Local Press Report WARRENTON VA CNN Climate change is already triggering devastating weather events across the planet, including prolonged droughts, flash floods and wildfires. Parts of Africa and the Middle East are experiencing erra ...

    Local Press Report - 03/06/2019 - 10:14

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