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New Poll Finds Long-Term Water Management A Growing Concern in BC

New opinion data finds that long-term water management is top of mind for many British Columbians. The findings are published in the 2018 BC Water...

Drought, Flood Driving Worsening Crises in Vulnerable Populations

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has raised alarm over the lack of funding being directed towards the impacts of...

More Data, Planning Required to Address Water Stress, Human Migration, and...

During last week’s World Water Day, the launch of the Decade for Action on Water, and the 8th World Water Forum in Brasilia, the Food...

Pacific Coast Collaborative Marks Tens Years of Joint Action

For the 10th anniversary of the Pacific Coast Collaborative (PCC), west-coast leaders from the U.S. and Canada met to pledge joint action on critical...

As a Water Crisis Looms in Cape Town, Could It Happen...

The city of Cape Town, South Africa is under extreme water rationing and heading towards complete depletion of its municipal water supply. When Day...

Three B.C. River Basins Upgraded to Level 4 Drought

On September 1st, British Columbia upgraded the Nicola, Salmon, and Similkameen river basins to Drought Level 4. These are in addition to the Coldwater...

Drought Levels 3 & 4 in B.C. Watersheds, Despite Spring Floods

The Government of British Columbia has announced a Level 4 drought rating for the Coldwater River watershed and a Level 3 drought rating for...

Ministers of Agriculture Reach New National Agreement

Ministers of agriculture reached agreement in Newfoundland this week on the key elements of a new federal, provincial, territorial agricultural policy framework, during the...

The Global Water Crisis in Pictures

The Water Stories: The global water crisis in pictures open-air, public exhibition at the Jack Poole Plaza at the Vancouver Convention Centre July 8...

Kernza, the Next Winner for Water and Agriculture?

When the makers of Cheerios get behind a new grain, touted to build healthier soils, sequester carbon, improve water quality, and be drought resistant:...

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