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Tag: Great Lakes

IJC Appoints Public Advisory Group to Assist with Review of Water...

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The International Joint Commission (IJC) announced that it has appointed a 16-member Public Advisory Group to help identify potential improvements to the regulation of Lake Ontario...

Major Investments in Great Lakes Restoration Are Paying Off: Study

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Canada and the United States have invested more than US$22.8 billion over the last 35 years to restore Areas of Concern throughout the Great...

Climate Change Threatens Drinking Water Quality Across Great Lakes

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“Do Not Drink/Do Not Boil” is not what anyone wants to hear about their city’s tap water. But the combined effects of climate change...

Global Challenges, Local Concerns

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The disconnect between global environmental concerns and impacts felt at a local scale can be difficult to bridge. Recently, the United Nations Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform...

Canada Launches Environmental Funding Programs

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Jonathan Wilkinson, minister of environment and climate change, has launched a call for proposals for eight environmental funding programs. These programs will contribute to community-based...

Top Five Great Lakes Stories of 2019

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The following five news stories on topics related to the Great Lakes were among the most read news stories on Water Canada's website in...

GWRC Offers Testing for Ballast Water Treatment Technologies

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The Great Waters Research Collaborative (GWRC) is currently seeking applications from developers of novel technologies for ballast water treatment or rapid analysis. The goal of...

Plastic Pollution in the Great Lakes Presents a Growing Concern: Study

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New research suggests that the growing intensity and scale of plastic pollution in the Great Lake poses serious risks to human health and will...

Managing Reservoirs for Water Quality Could Help Toxic Algal Blooms

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According to new research from the University of Waterloo, managing reservoirs for water quality, not just flood control, could be part of the solution...

Aquatic Invasive Species Impacting Mercury in Great Lakes Fish

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According to a new study published yesterday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 40 years of reduced mercury use, emissions, and...

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