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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,...

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...

New Study Estimates Amount of Plastic in Atlantic Ocean

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The mass of ‘invisible’ microplastics found in the upper waters of the Atlantic Ocean is approximately 12-21 million tonnes, according to a new study. This...

Outdoor Watering Restrictions Only Work in Hottest, Driest Weather: Study

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Municipal bylaws that restrict outdoor watering every summer effectively reduce consumption only during particularly hot, dry periods, according to a new study. Researchers at the University...

Upgrading WHO Forms Could Help Improve Water Quality in Vulnerable Communities

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The World Health Organization’s (WHO) sanitary inspection (SI) forms need an urgent upgrade to help improve the quality of small water supplies in some...

Sewage Poses Potential COVID-19 Transmission Risk: Researchers

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Environmental biologists at the University of Stirling have warned that the potential spread of COVID-19 via sewage “must not be neglected” in the battle...

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