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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...

Targeted Wetland Restoration Near Farms Would Dramatically Reduce Water Pollution: Study

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Targeted wetland restoration in heavily farmed areas would dramatically reduce the amount of nitrogen polluting rivers, lakes and coastal areas, according to a new...

More Children and Youth Drowning as Warming Temperatures Create Unstable Lake...

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More children and young adults are falling through the ice and fatally drowning as winters become milder and as lake ice becomes less stable,...

Wastewater Data Indicates Imminent Surge in New COVID-19 Cases in Saskatoon

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Data collected by the University of Saskatchewan’s (USask) wastewater surveillance team shows that the number of COVID-19 cases in Saskatoon are likely to increase...

COVID-19 Early Warning System Developed for Saskatoon

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An early warning system that samples and tests Saskatoon’s wastewater for the SARS-CoV-2 virus, which causes COVID-19, has been developed by University of Saskatchewan researchers,...

Frequently Consuming Fish with High Levels of Selenium Poses Risks to...

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A new report by the International Joint Commission (IJC) Health Professionals Advisory Board reviews the health risks that humans are exposed to when they...

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