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Tag: freshwater

IISD Experimental Lakes Area Receives New Federal Funding

International Institute for Sustainable Development - Experimental Lakes Area (IISD-ELA) has received new federal funding. Yesterday in Kenora, Robert D. Nault, Member of Parliament for...

Trends in Global Freshwater: Wet Gets Wetter, Dry Drier

A new global, satellite-based study of global freshwater distribution found that Earth's wet areas are getting wetter, while dry areas are getting drier. The...

Budget 2018 Applauded for Striving to Meet Pledged Freshwater Protections

The word around the water cooler is that Budget 2018 was successful in continuing the federal government’s investment in land and freshwater protections improving...

Ontario Recognized Freshwater Users in Inaugural Rural Leader Award

Ontario has recognized innovative leadership in rural communities through the inaugural Rural Ontario Leaders Awards, winners of the award include innovative freshwater users. Jeff Leal,...

Research Points to Impact of Atmospheric CO2 on Freshwaters

While it has been observed that increasing atmospheric levels of CO2 are causing the world's oceans to grow more acidic over time, new research...

Great Lakes Protection Initiative Receives $45M from Federal Government

The federal government has announced $44.84 million for the Great Lakes Protection Initiative, which is part of the $70.5 million of new funding allocated for freshwater protection...

Lack of Data Jeopardizes Progress on Water Health in BC

A new report from the Real Estate Foundation of British Columbia (REFBC), Murky Waters: Taking a snapshot of freshwater sustainability in BC, examines the...

WWF-Canada Freshwater Reports: National Coordination Imperative

Today, WWF-Canada has released the culmination of four years of research, a national assessment of Canada’s freshwater: Watershed Reports. The findings underscore the need...

Governments Appoint Advisory Panel on Protection of Freshwater

The Federal and Provincial Governments of Canada have created a National Advisory Panel on Canada’s biodiversity conservation initiative, which will guide the protection of...

Research Highlights Impact of Petroleum on Fish Species

Two recent studies from the Univsersity of Alberta and Stanford have emphasized the deleterious effects of petroleum spills on the health of fish species,...

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