Thursday, February 27, 2020

Tag: freshwater

Earth Tech Accelerator Announces 2020 Cohort

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

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...

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

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

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...

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...

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