Environment
Water
Mumbai, Apr 11 (IBNS) Water-filled railway wagons are on their way to Latur in Marathwada region of Maharashtra on Monday to provide much-needed drinking water to one of the worst drought hit areas in India, according to media reports. more
World Water Day: UN calls for ‘better water and better jobs’

New York, Mar 23 (Just Earth News/IBNS):With nearly half of the world’s workers employed in water-related sectors, sustainable access to safe water can change lives and livelihoods, ...

UN human rights experts urge US to increase efforts to address water contamination

New York, Mar 4 (Just Earth News/IBNS): The situation of lead-contaminated water in Flint, Michigan, is fundamentally about human rights, a group of United Nations experts Thursday said, urg ...

UN voices concern over water crisis in Jordan

New York, Mar 18 (JEN): As Jordan struggles with severe water shortage issues – ongoing drought, population growth and now waves of refugees fleeing the Syrian conflict – the c ...

Water holds key to sustainable development: Ban

New York, Oct 9 (JEN): United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Tuesday stressed the vital role of water in sustainable development, highlighting in particular its importance with reg ...

UN bats for ‘water secure world’

New York, May 23 (IBNS) Unless greater efforts are made to reverse current trends, the world will run out of freshwater, the United Nations said on Wednesday marking the International Day fo ...