Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Tag: Great Lakes

Governments can Prevent PFAS Pollution in Great Lakes: Report

As communities across the Great Lakes region grapple with contaminated drinking water due to toxic PFAS chemicals, a new National Wildlife Federation report outlines...

Researchers Studying Behviour of Microplastics in Great Lakes

Using the Great Lakes as a laboratory, sedimentary petrologist Patricia Corcoran and her students at Western University in London, Ontario are studying the behaviour...

Water Pollution May Be Keeping Invasive Silver Carp Out of Great...

Invasive silver carp have been moving north toward the Great Lakes since their accidental release in the 1970’s. The large filter-feeding fish, which are...

Cleanup of Great Lakes Can Lead to Community Revitalization

Cleanup and collaboration pay off. That’s the conclusion of a report released by the International Association for Great Lakes Research (IAGLR) that documents how...

IJC Welcomes New Members to its GLWQA Advisory Boards

The International Joint Commission (IJC) has appointed eight new members from Canada and the United States to its Great Lakes Water Quality and Great...

Federal Funding Announced for Great Lakes Protection Projects

Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, announced $1.06 million in funding over three years for 10 projects associated with protecting and restoring...

Federal Ministers Educated on Great Lakes Protection

The Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard Jonathan Wilkinson, and Minister of Democratic Institutions Karina Gould visited the Canada Centre for...

Blue Accounting Releases Comprehensive Database of Coastal Wetlands Projects in the...

Blue Accounting has released a comprehensive database of coastal wetlands protection, restoration, and enhancement projects in the Great Lakes Basin. Using the database, decision-makers and...

Canada, Ontario Release Draft Agreement on Great Lakes Water Quality

A draft of the proposed Canada-Ontario Agreement (COA) on Great Lakes Water Quality and Ecosystem Health has been released by the Government of Canada...

Swim Drink Fish Opens New Citizen Science Water Monitoring Hubs

Three citizen science water quality monitoring hubs are now testing the water and sharing water quality results with swimmers and boaters on the Great...

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