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  1. Germany Supports Water, Glacier Protection In Central Asia

    29 Jan 2020- 05:34 by Local Press Report BISHKEK The Times of Central Asia The Federal Foreign Office of Germany has launched Green Central Asia, a regional initiative on climate and security in Central Asia and Afghanistan. This includes the spheres of w ...

    Local Press Report - 02/03/2020 - 08:45

  2. Thailand Drought: River Diversion Plan Described As Impractical

    29 Jan 2020- 05:42 by Local Press Report BANGKOK Bangkok Post A plan to divert water from the Chao Phraya River to drought-hit farmland and parched areas in Pathum Thani, just north of Bangkok, is impractical, according to the Royal Irrigation Department ...

    Local Press Report - 02/03/2020 - 08:47

  3. Investors Insist Fast Food Giants Engage With Responsible Water Stewardship

    29 Jan 2020- 05:41 by Local Press Report BOSTON MA Food & Drink International The world’s largest fast food companies have been urged to take faster and deeper action to manage and mitigate climate and water risks in their supply chains. One year into ...

    Local Press Report - 02/03/2020 - 08:48

  4. Pernik, Bulgaria Water Crisis: Two More Officials Charged

    29 Jan 2020- 05:35 by Local Press Report SOFIA Sofia Globe Bulgaria’s prosecutor’s office said on January 27 that it pressed charges of mismanagement against two officials in the ongoing investigation into the events that resulted in the ongoing water sho ...

    Local Press Report - 01/29/2020 - 05:35

  5. Australia: Federal Takeover Of Murray-Darling River Management?

    29 Jan 2020- 05:32 by Local Press Report SYDNEY NSW The Sydney Morning Herald Millions of dollars in funding for regional water projects are being withheld by the Commonwealth because the Berejiklian government has failed to complete basic Murray-Darling ...

    Local Press Report - 01/29/2020 - 05:32

  6. Deportation Of Climate Change Refugees Can Be A Violation Of Human Rights

    29 Jan 2020- 07:21 by Staff- Water Diplomat NEW YORK NY, United States In a landmark decision, the United Nations Human Rights Committee (UNHRC) this month ruled that governments must consider the effects of climate change when assessing deportation of as ...

    Staff - Water D... - 02/03/2020 - 09:05

  7. New Diplomatic Channels Required Over Transnational Pakistan, India, Afghanistan Water

    26 Jan 2020- 10:31 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD Urdu Point Parliamentarians and experts underscored here on Thursday the need to open diplomatic channels to address water management issues concerning Pakistan, India and Afghanistan. A large number of p ...

    Local Press Report - 02/03/2020 - 08:46

  8. India: Punjab-Haryana Dispute Over Interstate Water Sharing

    26 Jan 2020- 10:28 by Local Press Report CHANDIGARH NDTV An all-party meeting chaired by Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday demanded reassessment of water availability in the state and said the Centre should ensure that the state� ...

    Local Press Report - 02/03/2020 - 08:43

  9. China Doesn't Like Popular Climate Activism

    23 Jan 2020- 06:47 by Local Press Report BEIJING Bloomberg Beijing has signed up to the Paris Agreement, spent big on clean energy, announced curbs on single-use plastics and made real progress in tackling air pollution. Yet what has become a key driver o ...

    Local Press Report - 02/03/2020 - 08:41

  10. India Issues Guidelines For Wetlands Protection

    23 Jan 2020- 06:45 by Local Press Report NEW DELHI Scroll.in Nearly two and a half years after it had notified the Wetlands (Conservation and Management) Rules, 2017 for conservation and management of wetlands in the country, the Indian government’s Envir ...

    Local Press Report - 01/23/2020 - 06:45

  11. US Government Plans Further Weakening Of Clean Water Protections

    26 Jan 2020- 08:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States United States President Donald Trump has elaborated on his government's plan to roll back federal protections of water resources, telling the American Farm Bureau Federation 1 ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/26/2020 - 08:45

  12. Tasmania Enforces Unprecedented Water Restrictions

    22 Jan 2020- 06:23 by Local Press Report HOBART SBS News Water restrictions in Tasmania have been extended to include most of the state for the first time, after three years of dry conditions and low rainfall. TasWater says the restrictions will take effe ...

    Local Press Report - 01/22/2020 - 06:23

  13. Climate Refugee Will Be Deported By New Zealand

    21 Jan 2020- 07:31 by Local Press Report AUCKLAND RNZ News Ioane Teitiota had claimed his right to life was infringed by New Zealand authorities deporting him. Mr Teitiota had sought refugee status in New Zealand, claiming climate change, sea level rise, ...

    Local Press Report - 01/21/2020 - 07:38

  14. Further Protection For Water Resources In China

    21 Jan 2020- 07:36 by Local Press Report BEIJING Reuters China will impose more curbs on agriculture and widen restrictions on industrial development in the next five years in a bid to protect scarce, already contaminated water supplies from further pollu ...

    Local Press Report - 01/21/2020 - 07:36

  15. China Describes Yangtze River Water Quality Improvements

    21 Jan 2020- 07:35 by Local Press Report Beijing China.org The water quality of the Yangtze River, China's longest waterway, continued to improve last year, official sources said Friday. The proportion of water with good quality rose to 91.7 percent, ...

    Local Press Report - 01/21/2020 - 07:35