Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Tag: freshwater

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

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...

Minister Rod Phillips Releases Statement on the Great Lakes St. Lawrence...

Ontario’s Minister of the Environment, Conservation and Parks Rod Phillips issued the following statement on June 16, 2019 at the conclusion of the Great Lakes...

Government of Ontario Supports Freshwater Research and Education

The Government of Ontario is providing more than $2 million in funding to the International Institute for Sustainable Development Experimental Lakes Area (IISD-ELA), which...

Canada’s Climate is Warming Twice as Fast as Global Average

The newly released Canada’s Changing Climate Report provides the first in-depth, stand-alone assessment of how and why Canada’s climate has changed, and what changes...

Government of Canada Takes Action to Protect Aquatic Species at Risk

The Minister of Fisheries, Oceans, and the Canadian Coast Guard, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, announced that the Government of Canada is formally launching the...

Federal Government Reports on Sustainable Development Targets

The Government of Canada has provided its draft 2019–2022 Federal Sustainable Development Strategy for public consultation and its 2018 progress report on the 2016–2019...

USask & NRCan Sign MOU on Freshwater Management

The University of Saskatchewan (USask) and Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) have signed a five-year Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that will strengthen the country’s commitment...

Natural Heritage Conservation Program Seeks Proposals

Environment and Climate Change Canada has launched a call for proposals for the Natural Heritage Conservation Program, which will assist with the protection of...

Local Water Conservation Projects Receive Federal Support

Yesterday, the federal government announced support for 58 EcoAction Community Funding Programs to help support local action on climate change and water conservation. Announced by...

Nature Conservancy of Canada Secures Protected Area on Lake Superior

Last week, the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) and its partners announced the creation of a new 3,170-hectare protected area in northwestern Ontario on...

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