Friday, November 27, 2020

Tag: freshwater

Federal Funding Announced for Freshwater Protection Initiatives

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Approximately $4 million in federal funding has been announced to support 53 new projects under the EcoAction Community Funding Program. All of the projects...

Health of 60 Per Cent of Canada’s Sub-watersheds is Unknown: Report

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WWF-Canada’s 2020 Watershed Reports raise questions about how freshwater ecosystems are faring in response to threats from human activities. The results underline a need for consistent...

New Freshwater Database Tells Water Quality Story for 12K Lakes Globally

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York University researchers have created a publicly available water quality database that will help scientists monitor and manage the health of close 12,000 freshwater...

Freshwater Field Kits to Provide Hands-On Learning for U of G...

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University of Guelph (U of G) students in a fourth-year freshwater course will be able to use custom-made field kits to conduct stream sampling...

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...

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