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04 04 2020 | 13:19

Seychelles hits 30% marine protection target after pioneering debt restructuring deal.

  Shielding ecosystems and economy from climate change and unsustainable development   

29 03 2020 | 14:23

Fish ponds and water harvesting: climate-smart farming comes to Kenya.

Unable to rely on the catch from Lake Victoria, locals are finding success with new and sustainable agriculture methods. It might not be clear why a fish pond project should take root in a region…

29 03 2020 | 14:09

England could face droughts in 20 years due to climate breakdown - report.

Auditor general predicts drought in 20 years as demand rises and climate crisis reduces supply. England is in danger of experiencing droughts within 20 years unless action is taken to combat the…

26 03 2020 | 08:43

Don’t Wash Your Hands of the Problem.

The most repeated public health advice since the outbreak of the New Coronavirus has been “wash your hands thoroughly with soap”. Most governments who have decided to close down schools have done so…

26 03 2020 | 08:40

'Nature is taking back Venice': wildlife returns to tourist-free city

With the cruise ships gone and the souvenir stalls closed, the coronavirus lockdown has transformed La Serenissima’s waterways. Look down into the waters of the Venice canals today and there is a…

18 03 2020 | 10:07

Making water from thin air.

Kenyan company Majik Water uses condensation to harvest drinking water from the air. Watch the video here.     CNN

12 03 2020 | 07:30

Eighty-six dolphins found dead on remote Namibian beach, probe launched.

WINDHOEK (Reuters) - Namibia said on Monday that 86 dusky dolphins, including two calves just days old, had been found dead on a remote beach and it had launched an investigation into what happened…

12 03 2020 | 07:19

Analysis shows climate finance not reaching most vulnerable.

Funding is intended to help countries protect their people from the climate breakdown People in some of the world’s poorest countries are receiving as little as $1 each a year to help them cope with…

01 03 2020 | 08:42

Ethiopia Skips Latest US Talks With Egypt Over Dam Dispute.

ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA - Ethiopia will skip the latest round of U.S.-brokered talks this week on a disputed Nile dam project with Egypt and Sudan, the country’s water ministry announced Wednesday. A…

27 02 2020 | 07:28

Device inspired by mangroves could help clear up flood water.

Researchers say their synthetic system reproduces tree’s ability to desalinate water A novel approach to removing salt from water, inspired by mangrove trees, has been revealed by researchers who…

24 02 2020 | 05:45

Colorado River flow shrinks from climate crisis, risking ‘severe water shortages’ .

Millions of people rely on the 1,450-mile waterway as increasing periods of drought and rising temperatures reduce flow of river The flow of the Colorado River is dwindling due to the impacts of…

14 02 2020 | 06:29

Renewable energy generator powered by rainfall developed by City University of Hong Kong scientists.

Flooding, droughts, destructive wildfires, and more natural disasters are taking place across the globe, growing more common and extreme with climate change. The climate emergency has heightened the…

25 01 2020 | 08:27

It Could Only Cost 1% of GDP to Solve Global Water Crises.

Statistics on global water challenges are daunting: 3 billion people don’t have basic handwashing facilities. A quarter of the world’s population live in countries facing extremely high water stress…

17 01 2020 | 08:00

Venice canals almost dry, two months after severe floods.

Low tides have left canals in Venice almost dry, just two months after severe flooding left much of the Italian city under water. Boats have been seen almost beached as water levels dip drastically…

09 01 2020 | 08:38

Water wars: early warning tool uses climate data to predict conflict hotspots.

Tension over water scarcity is increasing across the globe. A new system flags up where this threatens to erupt into violence. Researchers from six organisations have developed an early warning…

14 12 2019 | 15:15

100% renewables means 95% less water consumption for conventional power generation.

According to a new study by Finland’s LUT University, solar PV consumes between 2% and 15% of the water that coal and nuclear power plants use to produce just 1 MWh of output; for wind, this…

04 12 2019 | 15:30

Egypt and Sudan in talks to defuse tensions over Ethiopian dam.

Nile basin countries fear for their future water supplies as the Grand Renaissance hydroelectric project reaches completion. A new round of high-level talks has started in Cairo between three Nile…

25 11 2019 | 13:47

7 of the world’s 10 most polluted cities are in India.

Air pollution is an insidious killer. If you are among the 91% of the world’s population who breathes air the World Health Organisation (WHO) deems unsafe, then every time you inhale, microscopic…

29 10 2019 | 12:58

The lost river.

Mexicans fight for mighty waterway taken by the US. The Colorado River serves over 35 million Americans before reaching Mexico – but it is dammed at the border, leaving locals on the other side with…

01 10 2019 | 10:33

Plastic Pollution Continues in Lake Malawi Despite Ban.

MANGOCHI, MALAWI - Plastic bags continue to pollute Lake Malawi, despite a government ban on their use. Conservationists say the plastic is a threat to about 1,000 fish species found in the Africa's…