Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Tag: biodiversity

New Research Highlights Impact of Microplastic Pollution on Biodiversity

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New research from Queen’s University Belfast and Liverpool John Moores University revealed the impact that microplastic pollution is having on biodiversity. Currently up to 10...

Parties of the Ramsar Convention Call for Alignment of Wetland Conservation...

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Following, the 13th Conference of Parties of the Ramsar Convention (COP13), the members have called for wetland conservation to be embedded in the post-2020...

Guelph Researchers Develop eDNA Protocol to Identify Aquatic Plant Diversity

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Ecological surveys of biodiversity provide fundamental baseline information on species occurrence and the health of an ecosystem, but can require significant labour and taxonomic...

Greywater Dumping In Arctic Waters Set to Double By 2035

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A gap in Canadian regulations governing greywater disposal in the Arctic could lead to a significant increase in pollution in highly sensitive waters in the...

Protection of Last Intact Forest Corridor Along Rideau Waterway

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The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) has announced the protection of 48 hectares (120 acres), including 2.5 kilometres of historic Rideau Waterway shoreline, on...

New Aquatic Species Added to Endangered Species List

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The Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC) added the Midland Painted Turtle to a growing list of species found to be...

Green Party Responds to CESD Spring Report

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Green Party leader Elizabeth May issued a press release regarding Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development, Julie Gelfand's three reports that were tabled...

Alberta’s Human Footprint in Watersheds a Priority Management Issue

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The Alberta Biodiversity Monitoring Institute (ABMI) has released a report examining the human footprint in the province, providing insights to human activity within watersheds...

New Brunswick Environmental Trust Fund Applications Open

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New Brunswick’s Department of Environment and Local Government will accept applications for funding under the Environmental Trust Fund starting today, November 1st for the...

Vancouver Completes Rehabilitation of Tidal Wetland

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A new tidal wetland in New Brighton Park in east Vancouver has been created to improve access to nature for park visitors, and provide...

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