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Climate Change and Urbanization Threaten Groundwater Quality: Study

Climate change and urbanization are expected to threaten groundwater quality around the world, according to a new study from UNSW. Dissolved organic carbon (DOC) is...

Freshwater Plays Key Role in North America’s Climate

A massive freshwater river flow triggered changes in the climate throughout the northern hemisphere, according to a new study. The freshwater river flow stemmed from...

Okanagan Faces an Increase in Precipitation: Climate Projections Report

The Okanagan region in British Columbia (B.C.) is expected to face an increase in precipitation across all seasons except summer, according to a new...

B.C. Government Partners with Cowichan Tribes to Support Koksilah Watershed

A new government-to-government partnership will help ensure long-term water sustainability in the Koksilah Watershed and explore the benefits of a water sustainability plan for...

Earth Tech Accelerator Announces 2020 Cohort

The new Earth Tech accelerator has announced its first cohort, which includes 16 startups and nonprofits that are advancing freshwater and climate solutions. The Centre...

DUC Releases New Report on Leveraging Wetlands to Support a Climate-Ready...

Traditional flood management infrastructure can be supported by cost-effective natural flood management services that are provided by wetlands, according to research commissioned by Ducks...

New Research Institute Aims to Bring Clarity to Canada’s Climate Choices

Dozens of academics and policy experts launched the Canadian Institute for Climate Choices, a new independent national research body. The Institute aims to bring clarity...

Climate Change Will Impact Urban Water Consumption: Study

Outdoor water consumption is linked to temperature, according to a recent study led by researchers at Concordia University. This information can provide city planners...

Planting Forests Permanently Reduces Regional Water Availability: Study

River flow is reduced in areas where forests have been planted and does not recover over time, according to a new study. Rivers in some...

Manitoba Announces Watershed District Act

Manitoba has announced the Watershed District Act and registered two new regulations that will formalize a watershed-based approach in the province. "Our government recognizes the...

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