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University of Guelph Researchers Testing Wastewater for COVID-19 Variants

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A University of Guelph (U of G) research team monitoring wastewater for SARS-CoV-2 is now searching for variants. Dr. Lawrence Goodridge is working with a team...

Study Shows Winter Road Salt Poses Year-Round Threat to Aquatic Life

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As spring nears, two University of Toronto researchers have found that the salt spread on roads and sidewalks in the Greater Toronto Area during the wintertime...

New Research Aims to Improve Water Security & Gender Equity

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A multidisciplinary research team from the University of Saskatchewan (USask) has been awarded $289,000 for a project to develop water security solutions. The water...

New Research Recommends Systematic Approach to Forest and Water Supply Management

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New research from UBC Okanagan suggests a systematic approach to forest and water supply research may yield an improved assessment and understanding of connections...

More Frequent Wind Events Hurting Water Quality in Lake Erie: Study

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Climate change is leading to poorer water quality in Lake Erie, according to a new study led by University of Guelph researchers. More frequent extreme...

Research Team Develops Method to Degrade Microplastics

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A research team from the Institut national de la recherche scientifique (INRS) has developed a process for wastewater treatment that degrades microplastics at the source. The results of...

New Tool Removes Chemotherapy Drugs from Water Bodies: Researchers

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Pharmaceuticals, like a chemotherapy drug called methotrexate, can be highly effective for patients. However, these pharmaceuticals are finding their way into water bodies with...

Regional Study Describes Changes in Extreme Streamflow Over Last Century

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The number of “extreme streamflow” events observed in river systems have increased significantly across the United States and Canada over the last century, according...

Northern Lakes at Risk of Losing Ice Cover Permanently: Research

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York University researchers have found that close to 5,700 lakes in the Northern Hemisphere may permanently lose ice cover this century. Those lakes include large...

Identifying Canada’s Key Conservation Hotspots Highlights Problem: Study

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To stop biodiversity loss, Canada has committed to protecting 30 per cent of its land and sea by 2030. But making conservation decisions about...

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