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Water Loss in Boreal Forests and Peatlands Threatens to Intensify Global...

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A group of 59 international scientists, led by researchers at McMaster University, has uncovered new information about the effects of climate change on boreal...

McMaster Engineers Develop New Tech to Detect Toxic Compounds in Wastewater

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A team of McMaster chemical engineers, led by PhD candidate Patrick Morkus, have developed a technology to detect toxic compounds in wastewater. The technology can tell if...

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...

Measuring Water and Climate Risk in an Uncertain World

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Water is the ultimate Goldilocks product – too little and the land shrivels into desert, too much and we’re paddling. Still, managing water flow has...

Dr. Karen Kidd to Receive Int’l Environmental Award for Aquatic Research

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Recipharm has announced that its 2017 International Environmental Award will be presented to Karen Kidd, professor in Biology, and Geography & Earth Sciences at...

Researchers Develop Rapid Test Strips for E. coli

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Urban beach closures due to coliform outbreaks have become disturbing signs of summer, yet water-testing technology has never been fast enough to keep up...

Interview: Steven Renzetti

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What’s our water worth? It’s a big question. Depending on whom you ask, the answer might not be able to be quantified in dollars....

Interview: Sarah Dickin

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Sarah Dickin is a graduate student in the school of geography and earth sciences at McMaster University, and part of the Water Without Borders...

Finding Balance

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When it comes to the Great Lakes, it’s all about balance. A recent United States Geological Survey five-year report on Great Lakes Basin water...

Playing Catch Up

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In water and wastewater treatment, carbon nanotube technology (CNT) has many advantages, such as reusability and therefore increased efficiency compared to traditional membranes that...

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