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  1. Alarm Over New Dams Planned For Global Protected Areas

    5 Aug 2020- 09:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States 509 new dams are planned or are currently under construction in global protected areas where there are already 1,249 dams with almost 40 percent planned for rivers in Europe, accord ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/05/2020 - 09:35

  2. Opposition To Lake Baikal Deforestation Plans

    5 Aug 2020- 04:55 by Local Press Report MOSCOW The Moscow Times A new Russian law that allows deforestation and construction near the shores of Siberia’s Lake Baikal has sparked backlash among environmental activists who say the law threatens protected na ...

    Local Press Report - 08/05/2020 - 04:55

  3. How Wildfires Can Poison Drinking Water Resources

    5 Aug 2020- 05:02 by Local Press Report WEST LAFAYETTE IN Phys.org In recent years wildfires have entered urban areas, causing breathtaking destruction. After the fires passed, testing ultimately revealed widespread hazardous drinking water contamination. ...

    Local Press Report - 08/05/2020 - 05:02

  4. Lead Poisoning's Destructive Effects On Health And Communities

    5 Aug 2020- 06:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States Approximately 1 in 3 children globally have lead levels in their blood exceeding the “safe level” of 5 micrograms per decilitre, according to a new report launched 30 July by UNICEF a ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/05/2020 - 06:35

  5. London's River Of Microplastics

    29 Jul 2020- 06:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom New  research from three universities in London reveals that microplastics are present in high quantities across the tidal Thames River in London and are being ingested by the river’s wi ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/29/2020 - 06:32

  6. Seoul Authorities Respond To Larvae In Tap Water

    29 Jul 2020- 08:51 by Local Press Report SEOUL The Korea Herald Authorities are on high alert after larva-like creatures were discovered in tap water in Seoul and some nearby areas recently, and are thoroughly examining the local waterworks system. After ...

    Local Press Report - 07/29/2020 - 08:51

  7. Russian Prosecutors Investigate Orange Urals Waterways

    29 Jul 2020- 09:03 by Local Press Report MOSCOW RFI Russian prosecutors on Wednesday said they were conducting an inspection of a facility supposed to treat acid runoff from an abandoned Urals mine after photographs emerged of streams running orange. Dron ...

    Local Press Report - 07/29/2020 - 10:35

  8. South Africa Police Open Fire On Water Protesters

    15 Jul 2020- 09:38 by Local Press Report PEDDIE The Mail & Guardian Anger is growing in rural areas and small towns in the Eastern Cape at the local government’s failure to provide a regular, clean supply of water during the coronavirus epidemic. The ...

    Local Press Report - 07/15/2020 - 09:38

  9. US Water Facilities Dodge Clean Water Act Requirements

    14 Jul 2020- 10:25 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC The Hill A total of 352 facilities, including fossil fuel companies, water treatment plants and schools, made use of the EPA's relaxation of Clean Water Act requirements. At least one company on ...

    Local Press Report - 07/14/2020 - 10:25

  10. Water Scarcity Is Greatest Risk to Metals and Mining Sector

    14 Jul 2020- 11:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom International credit ratings agency Fitch has warned that water scarcity is the greatest emerging risk in the mining and metals sector. A new  report, issued 8 July, identifies that loca ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/14/2020 - 11:01

  11. Russian Fertilizer Company Shuttered Over River Pollution Abuse

    14 Jul 2020- 10:26 by Local Press Report MOSCOW UrduPoint Uralchem, one of Russia's largest producers of mineral fertilizers, said on Wednesday that it had decided to halt production at the Azot plant in Russian Perm Territory due to the pollution of ...

    Local Press Report - 07/15/2020 - 09:46

  12. Implementing China's Yangtze River Fishing Ban

    14 Jul 2020- 10:20 by Local Press Report BEIJING China.org As the fishing ban in the Yangtze River basin is an important measure to protect the river and improve the ecological environment, a government circular has called on local governments to make tar ...

    Local Press Report - 07/14/2020 - 10:47

  13. Crumbling Syria Oil Infrastructure Pollutes Water Resources

    9 Jul 2020- 09:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Damascus, Syria Degradation of oil facilities in conflict-torn northeast Syria has led to spillage of tens-of-thousands of barrels of oil into canals and creeks, contributing to persistent and extensive contami ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/09/2020 - 12:06

  14. SDG 6 Global Action Framework To Launch

    7 Jul 2020- 09:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland UN-Water has announced the launch of a SDG 6 Global Action Framework designed to mobilise action across governments, civil society, private sector and the United Nations system. The objectiv ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/07/2020 - 09:17

  15. Belarus Capital Faces Water Contamination Crisis

    6 Jul 2020- 10:55 by Local Press Report MINSK Belteleradiocompany The problem with the water supply in the capital is almost resolved. Violations are observed in single houses. The results of the laboratory studies overnight indicate that the water in the ...

    Local Press Report - 07/06/2020 - 10:55

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