Tag: blue-green

Green roofs help Canadian cities adapt to climate change

India, Germany, Belgium, and the U.S.A. experienced unprecedented rains and catastrophic floods that resulted in loss of life and widespread damage. While floods are...

Niagara Region takes steps to protect drinking water from blue-green algae

​Niagara Region is taking steps to protect Niagara’s drinking water after identifying a small quantity of blue-green algae upstream in the reservoirs serving the...

Health Threat from Blue-Green Blooms Extends Beyond Single Toxin

As blue-green algae proliferates around the world, a University of Saskatchewan researcher cautions that current municipal drinking water monitoring that focuses on a single...

N.B. Issues Algae Advisory for Saint John River

The Office of the Chief Medical Officer of Health in New Brunswick is issuing a blue-green algae advisory for the Saint John River between...

DFO to Test Algae Detecting Submersible Microscope

Through the Build in Canada Innovation Program, the Government of Canada is investing in a Canadian made submersible microscope to monitor algae outbreaks. The investment is part of...

Research Extends Historic Data on Lake Erie Agal Blooms

Using data from NASA's Landsat 5 instrument, scientists Jeff Ho and Anna Michalak, along with colleagues, have made new advances in understanding the drivers...

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