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20 Feb 2023
Looming water shortage in Northern Italy
Images from the Copernicus Sentinel 2 satellites from February 15th show reduced flow of the Po River in Italy. This is the second year in a row that the Po valley has been affected by drought. According to the National Association of Reclamation, Irrigation and Land Improvement (ANBI), within the Po Basin, some 70 municipalities have already announced early warning status, and in some municipalities, tanker trucks are being brought in to ensure continued water supplies...
3 Jul 2022 ROME, Italy
Sea Water Flows Upstream; Italian Crops Threatened
A dry winter in the Italian Alps has curtailed the downstream flow of the Po River; saltwater incursion from Adriatic Sea is breaching salt barriers progressively affecting crops.
14 Feb 2022 ROME, Italy
Drought Threatens Millions In Horn Of Africa
Twelve to 14 million people affected; mounting livestock losses; donor community has committed only 2 percent of requirements.
12 Feb 2022 MILAN
New Research Urges Implementation Of Local Dynamics To Prioritize Solutions
New research calls for connecting global climate change mitigation policies to local dynamics for a better exploration of the full range of possible future scenarios while supporting policy makers in prioritizing sustainable mitigation and adaptation solutions.
10 Feb 2022 ROME, Italy
FAO Report: State Of Worlds' Land And Water Resources
Current agricultural practices are neither sustainable nor appropriate for today’s farming challenges and failure to apply technological developments could result in failure to provide food for an estimated additional two billion people by 2050.
3 Jan 2022 ROME
Rome Submits Bid For World Water Forum 10
Rome, Florence and Assisi to participate
1 Nov 2021 TURIN
EU Horizon 2020 Project To Create Sustainable Urban Water Loops
EU funding to support development of innovative and enhanced nature-based solutions to create closed and sustainable urban water loops.
1 Apr 2021 VATICAN CITY, Italy
Pope Urges Responsible Use Of “Sister Water”
Pope addresses the value of water on World Water Day 2021 and stresses food security and water quality are inextricably linked. Pleads for an end to wastage.
4 Mar 2021 ROME
Glasgow To Welcome Pope For COP26?
Given that papal travel is starting again next week, might the Pope make a visit to Glasgow? Church sources have told The Tablet the idea is under consideration. It is noteworthy that on January 15, 2021, the UK’s Ambassador to the Holy See, Sally Axworthy, was received in a private audience by Francis...