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  1. Palestine Olive Crop Flooded With Wastewater By Israeli Settlers

    21 Oct 2020- 05:57 by Local Press Report RAMALLAH Palestine News Network Israeli settlers on Monday drowned Palestinian citizens’ lands in the village of Deir Al-Hatab, east of Nablus, with wastewater. The official in charge of the settlement file in the ...

    Local Press Report - 10/21/2020 - 05:57

  2. Ocean Release Of Fukushima Water Carries Risk Of Damaging Human DNA

    18 Oct 2020- 07:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TOKYO, Japan This news article was updated 25 October Environmental group Greenpeace has claimed that the 1.23 million metric tons of water stored at the plant-- scene of the 2011 Fukushima Daiichi nuclear dis ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/25/2020 - 09:46

  3. Five Year Strategic Plan For Zambezi River Authority

    18 Oct 2020- 08:08 by Local Press Report LUSAKA Zwnews Zimbabwe and Zambia have launched the Zambezi River Authority ZRA’s five year strategic plan for the period 2020-2024 anchored on the need to strengthen the jointly owned organization’s role in water ...

    Local Press Report - 10/18/2020 - 08:08

  4. Military Technology Aids Jersey Water Quality Management

    14 Oct 2020- 09:09 by Local Press Report ST HELIER Jersey Evening Post Technology developed for weather forecasting and the military could improve the Island’s water quality by reducing the amount of chemicals applied to fields, a farmer has said. Since 2 ...

    Local Press Report - 10/14/2020 - 09:09

  5. DiCaprio Supports Suspension Of Hydropower Development In Bosnia And Herzegovina

    14 Oct 2020- 09:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SARAJEVO, Bosnia and Herzegovina Fimstar Leonardo DiCaprio has added his voice to a movement challenging construction of small hydropower plants in the Balkans.  The campaign, launched by WWF, calls for suspen ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/14/2020 - 09:43

  6. Living Danube Partnership For Rivers and Wetlands Awarded "Partnership Of The Year"

    13 Oct 2020- 07:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent VIENNA, Austria The Living Danube Partnership, has been awarded the “Partnership of the Year” Award for its contributions to cross-sectoral cooperation promoting conservation and restoration of rivers and wetl ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/13/2020 - 07:53

  7. A Fifth Of Countries Are At Risk From Ecosystem Collapse

    13 Oct 2020- 07:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ZURICH, Switzerland As biodiversity declines, a fifth of countries worldwide are at risk from ecosystem collapse according to a new study by the Swiss Re Institute on habitats, water security and air quality. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/13/2020 - 07:59

  8. Kenya: Arrests Over Illegal Fishing Which May Damage Lake Naivasha

    12 Oct 2020- 09:27 by Local Press Report NAIVASHA KBC Authorities in Naivasha have arrested 17 fishermen for flouting maritime laws while operating within Lake Naivasha waters. The arrests came just a day after the Kenya Maritime Authority (KMA), the Keny ...

    Local Press Report - 10/12/2020 - 09:27

  9. OECD Advises Greece To Adjust Water Pricing Structure

    12 Oct 2020- 09:17 by Local Press Report ATHENS Ekathimerini Greece is facing a water scarcity and must adjust the commodity’s prices to reflect that, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) said in a report last week. In Environm ...

    Local Press Report - 10/12/2020 - 09:17

  10. UN World Food Programme Wins 2020 Nobel Peace Prize

    12 Oct 2020- 10:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent OSLO, Norway The 2020 Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to the United Nations (UN) World Food Programme (WFP). The Norwegian Nobel Committee said that the World Food Programme won the award "for its effo ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/12/2020 - 10:36

  11. Saudi Arabia Pioneers Sea Water Use For Vegetable Growth

    12 Oct 2020- 09:20 by Local Press Report RIYADH Al Khaleej Today Saudi Arabia announced the success of its seawater-based agricultural research project, to become the first of its kind in the Arab region. The project enables the reduction of water waste a ...

    Local Press Report - 10/12/2020 - 09:20

  12. Sand Dam Construction Supports Freshwater Supply In Somalia

    7 Oct 2020- 09:40 by Local Press Report MOGADISHU Borgen Humanitarian efforts to restore water security [in Somalia] have seen positive results. In one instance, efforts by the United Nations Development Programme use sand, one of the nation’s most abunda ...

    Local Press Report - 10/07/2020 - 09:40

  13. Intensive Chicken Farming Pollutes Wales River Systems

    7 Oct 2020- 09:46 by Local Press Report NEWTOWN The Guardian As rivers in Wales deteriorate and fill with pollution, a coalition of groups has called for a moratorium on planning approval for new intensive poultry units in Powys. In Wales, phosphate, nitr ...

    Local Press Report - 10/07/2020 - 09:46

  14. Urgent Need For Aid To South Sudan

    7 Oct 2020- 07:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Juba, South Sudan The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is seeking to raise $58 Million USD in additional aid to meet the crisis brought on in South Sudan due to crop infestation by locusts, the COVID-1 ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/07/2020 - 07:39

  15. Farmers And Herders Clash In Kenya's Tana River Region

    8 Oct 2020- 09:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KITUI, Kenya An extended dry season has fueled farmer-herder friction along the border of Tana River and Kitui Counties in Kenya, raising fears of conflict over scarce water and pastureland resources. Kitui cou ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/08/2020 - 09:01

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