Environment/Science
Water
New York: With extreme weather costing hundreds of billions a year and fears that by 2050, one in four people will be living in a country affected by severe water shortages, a global conference got underway on Monday convened by the United Nations meteorological agency to manage the precious resource more sustainably. more
At start of World Water Week, UN Assembly President says water and sanitation goals need 'major push'

New York, Aug 29(Just Earth News): Encouraging global action to support clean water and sanitation, United Nations General Assembly President Peter Thomson on Monday underscored that when it ...

Billions around the world lack safe water, proper sanitation facilities, reveals UN report

New York, July 12(Just Earth News): Some three in ten people around the world lack access to safe and readily available water at home, and almost six in ten to safely managed sanitation, a n ...

UN agency eyes recycling wastewater for large-scale farming

New York, Jan 19 (Just Earth News): With agricultural land thirsty and water increasingly scarce, the United Nations agricultural agency is on Thursday hosting an international event to disc ...

Water resources ministry and others sign funding agreement for irrigation projects

New Delhi, Sep 6 (Just Earth News): The Union Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, NABARD and National Water Development Agency signed a Memorandum of Agree ...

Conservation of water essential, Indian farmers can do wonder with it : PM Modi

Jamnagar, Gujarat, Aug 30 (Just Earth News) : Stressing the need for conservation of water, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said it is one thing Indian farmers can do wonder with.

Committee to prepare draft Ganga Act and submit report within three months

New Delhi, Jul 22 (Just Earth News): The Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation has constituted a committee to prepare the draft Ganga Act, it was announced on ...

Haiti: UN supports Government in potable water campaign reaching 30,000 residents

New York, June 11 (Just Earth News): Some 30,000 residents of three localities in Haiti now have access to potable water, thanks to a sanitation campaign launched by the Government and suppo ...

Bokaro River Drinking Water Project based on Rainwater Harvesting inaugurated

Jharkhand, June 3 (Just Earth News): The Bokaro River Drinking Water Project based on Rainwater Harvesting in the State of Jharkhand was inaugurated at West Bokaro on Friday.

​​IdeaHive Media launches campaign to address water crisis

Mumbai, May 19 (IBNS): IdeaHive Media Pvt Ltd, a Cause Driven Media Campaign Management start-up company, is all set to launch 'Paani ka Teeka', a people's movement project that aims to coll ...