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Canada announces funding for freshwater habitat research projects

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Fisheries and Oceans Minister Bernadette Jordan has announced $805,999 over three years in funding for three freshwater habitat research projects. “Canada has one of the largest...

Freshwater Salt Pollution Threatens Human Water Security: Study

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Water touches virtually every aspect of human society, and all life on earth requires it. Yet, fresh, clean water is becoming increasingly scarce—one in...

Study on Freshwater in Canada Launched by House of Commons Standing...

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The Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development announced the beginning of a study on freshwater in Canada. In response to a motion of instruction...

Freshwater Health—New Data from WWF-Canada Unveils Issues of Concerns

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Canada holds 20 per cent of the world’s freshwater, which is facing high levels of stress from pollution, habitat loss and fragmentation, overuse, and...

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...

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