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Aqua Forum and OBWB Announce B.C. AquaHacking Challenge Finalists

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The Okanagan Basin Water Board (OBWB) and Aqua Forum have announced the finalists of the 2020 B.C. AquaHacking Challenge. Participants, including judges and mentors, logged...

IISD Appoints Jane McDonald as Executive Vice President

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Jane McDonald is stepping into a new role as executive vice president of the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) and chair of the...

Competition to Solve Freshwater Issues Begins in Atlantic Canada

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Solving freshwater issues across Atlantic Canada through technology and entrepreneurship is the theme of a new competition that began on February 26, 2020 at...

Freshwater Plays Key Role in North America’s Climate

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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...

Earth Tech Accelerator Announces 2020 Cohort

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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...

WWF Publishes Freshwater Call to Action for the Financial Sector

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Last week, WWF published Freshwater risks & opportunities: an overview and call to action for the financial sector, highlighting the opportunities for financial institutions to...

Water Use by Plant Life to Make Less Water Available for...

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A new study from Dartmouth College has found that consumption of water by plant life will increase in the future due to climate change,...

New Brunswick Sets Goal to Protect and Conserve Freshwater

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The Government of New Brunswick is working to protect and conserve freshwater, forests, and other wild spaces for future generations. “The government understands the importance...

2020 AquaHacking Challenge to Help Address B.C. Freshwater Issues

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The Okanagan Basin Water Board and Aqua Forum will be launching the 2020 AquaHacking Challenge on October 29 at UBC Okanagan. Doors open at...

Declining Calcium Levels in Freshwater Lakes Have Negative Impacts on Some...

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A new global study evaluated how calcium concentrations are changing in freshwater lakes around the world. The study revealed that in widespread areas in Europe and...

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