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New findings may hold key to better predicting impact of El...

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For years scientists have been trying to understand variations in El Niño and La Niña to accurately predict year-to-year disruptions to weather patterns. New...

Saskatoon and USask study rubber tire-derived chemicals in stormwater

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The City of Saskatoon and University of Saskatchewan (USask) recently collaborated on a study to see if chemicals that leach from rubber tires are...

New report examines value of juvenile salmon habitat in northern B.C.

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A new report on the value and vulnerability of juvenile salmon habitat in northern B.C.’s Skeena River reveals how climate change and development are...

More water lies within the Earth’s continental crust: Research

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More water lies within the Earth’s continental crust than previously thought, according to new estimates published in the journal Geophysical Research Letters. The estimates...

New model developed to estimate impacts of water allocation decisions

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Leila Eamen, a PhD candidate at the University of Saskatchewan (USask), and her research team have developed a hydro-economic model. It investigates alternative ways...

Researchers warn of increased water demand on the South Saskatchewan River...

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As farmers adopt high-tech irrigation systems to manage water use for economic, conservation, and environmental reasons, University of Saskatchewan (USask) researchers suggest policymakers should...

Over 260,000 kms of rivers at risk due to planned hydroelectric...

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Over 260,000 kilometres of river could potentially be severed by planned hydroelectric developments, according to McGill University researchers. The Amazon, the Congo, and the Irrawaddy...

Quebec announces funding for nanomaterials to decontaminate water

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A team of researchers from the Institut national de la recherche scientifique (INRS) and Université de Montréal has received a $338,688 grant from the...

Testing hospital wastewater can catch COVID-19 outbreaks faster

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A study at three Calgary hospitals has proven that testing wastewater for COVID-19 can help identify cases and predict outbreaks in individual high-risk facilities. The...

U of G Project Awarded Funding to Assess Microplastics in Water,...

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Protecting freshwater and farming soils from possible harmful effects of microplastics is the goal of a four-year, $1-million project led by University of Guelph...

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