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  1. Colombia's "Cocaine Hippos" Hit New High

    25 Jan 2021- 08:15 by Local Press Report BOGOTA Daily Dot Do you need to be worried? Are the hippos OK? The hippos are fine: In fact, their numbers have exploded in Colombia thanks to aggressive breeding over the last 30 years. But they're now posing ...

    Local Press Report - 01/25/2021 - 08:32

  2. Gender Equity Benefits of Piped Domestic Water In sub-Saharan Africa

    21 Jan 2021- 11:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUSAKA, Zambia Women and girls in rural sub-Saharn Africa can benefit from up to 32 hours more time per month with availability of piped water supplies closer to home. This extra time dramatically improves the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/21/2021 - 11:31

  3. Climate Change Impacts On Terrestrial Water Storage

    21 Jan 2021- 10:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent EAST LANSING MI, United States Rising global temperatures could result in a startling increase in frequent and severe droughts and water scarcity, affecting food security and escalation in conflict and human m ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/21/2021 - 10:41

  4. Georgia-Florida Water Dispute To Be Heard By US Supreme Court

    21 Jan 2021- 10:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC The long running dispute regarding a river system which runs along the Georgia-Florida state line is scheduled to be heard by the US Supreme Court in February. Following three decades of feuds an ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/21/2021 - 10:19

  5. Wasteful Irrigation Methods As A Cause Of Turkey Water Crisis

    21 Jan 2021- 11:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ANKARA, Turkey The causal factors behind Turkey’s water woes include persistently lower rainfall, inefficient water retention policies and wasteful practices in agriculture, municipal and domestic use, further ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/21/2021 - 13:15

  6. Thailand Unhappy About China-Funded Laos Dam

    12 Jan 2021- 13:54 by Staff- Water Diplomat BANGKOK, Thailand The government of Thailand has expressed concern about plans by Laos to build another hydroelectric dam on the Mekong River, citing environmental concerns. Thailand has called for a more compre ...

    Staff - Water D... - 01/12/2021 - 14:46

  7. Human Depletion Of Groundwater Resources Exacerbates Climate Change Impacts

    12 Jan 2021- 15:51 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MADRID, Spain Large swathes of land in densely populated parts of the world are subsiding rapidly as a result of groundwater depletion. Paired with rising sea levels caused by global warming, this could place ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/12/2021 - 15:51

  8. Extreme Famine Concern For South Sudan

    12 Jan 2021- 15:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent JUBA, South Sudan The International Rescue Committee (IRC), is calling for international financial support to prevent famine across large swathes of South Sudan in the face of economic crisis, devastating floo ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/12/2021 - 15:40

  9. Counting The Cost Of Climate Change To The World's Economy

    9 Jan 2021- 10:37 by Staff- Water Diplomat LONDON, United Kingdom Christian Aid's annual assessment of weather disasters reports an estimated $150 Billion USD in damages in 2020, reflecting long-term impact of global warming. An estimated 4 Percent o ...

    Staff - Water D... - 01/12/2021 - 14:46

  10. Dry Aprils Mean Summer Droughts In Central Europe

    11 Dec 2020- 07:29 by Local Press Report BREMERHAVEN Prevention Web In the past 20 years, Central Europe has experienced six summer heat waves and droughts. Until now, however, it was unclear what factors led to these extreme events. Researchers from two ...

    Local Press Report - 12/11/2020 - 07:29

  11. Water Shortages, Scarcity In Agriculture Must Be Addressed Boldly To Achieve SDGs

    7 Dec 2020- 09:25 by Staff- Water Diplomat ROME, Italy More than three billion people live in agricultural areas with high to very high levels of water shortages and scarcity, and almost half of them face severe constraints, says a new report by the UN’s ...

    Staff - Water D... - 01/12/2021 - 14:46

  12. China Dramatically Accelerates Cloud Seeding Capacity

    8 Dec 2020- 09:24 by Staff- Water Diplomat BEIJING, China China has announced plans to expand its experimental cloud seeding programme fivefold by 2025. According to a circular issued by the State Council, the government will deploy breakthroughs in resea ...

    Staff - Water D... - 01/12/2021 - 14:46

  13. Transboundary Cooperation on the Senegal-Mauritanian Aquifer Basin

    4 Dec 2020- 09:52 by Staff- Water Diplomat DAKAR, Senegal The second meeting of the Regional Working Group (RWG) for transboundary cooperation on the Senegal-Mauritanian Aquifer Basin (SMAB) convening on 1 and 2 December, outlined the main operational axi ...

    Staff - Water D... - 01/12/2021 - 14:46

  14. India Minister: Efficient Irrigation Essential For Ag Sector

    7 Dec 2020- 07:29 by Local Press Report NEW DELHI Outlook India With climate change and reduced water availability affecting major parts of India, an efficient irrigation system is essential for the success of the agriculture sector in India, Union Jal Sh ...

    Local Press Report - 12/07/2020 - 07:39

  15. Boost For Nigeria Aquaculture Industry

    7 Dec 2020- 07:27 by Local Press Report LAGOS The Fish Site Support has not always been forthcoming, but fish farming activities at the Lagos State Government’s Ikorodu Fish Farm Estate received a major boost with the start of construction in August of a ...

    Local Press Report - 12/07/2020 - 07:58

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