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Tag: University of Waterloo

Using innovation to solve climate change  

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Devastating floods, heatwaves, droughts, and storms are among the new norm of extreme weather events impacting the planet and billions of people around the...

Nature in the balance: but still not on the balance sheet

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As Canada prepares to unveil its National Adaptation Strategy at COP27 and to host the COP15 biodiversity conference in Montreal, nature is still assigned...

UWaterloo launches initiative to accelerate a sustainable future

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A new University of Waterloo initiative aims to shape the future of sustainability for the benefit of the environment, economy, and society. The Sustainable Futures Initiative is...

UWaterloo leads interdisciplinary team investigating PFAS in Canadian water systems

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University of Waterloo is leading an interdisciplinary team to identify and treat per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) – better known as forever chemicals – in water...

Research: Vulnerable communities face a higher risk of socio-economic injustice due...

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Socially vulnerable groups are at greater risk from climate-change-caused flooding because of systemic disadvantages, according to a new study. The study also reveals that neighbourhood-level...

Study: Stormwater management ponds may not hold the solution for depleting...

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Relying on stormwater management (SWM) ponds to restore the depleting wetlands is not sustainable and lacks the critical ecosystem services vital for biodiversity, a...

New economic model finds wetlands provide billions in filtration value

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Southern Ontario wetlands provide $4.2 billion worth of sediment filtration and phosphorus removal services each year, keeping drinking water sources clean and helping to...

University of Waterloo opens aquatic threats research facility to study impact...

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The new Waterloo Aquatic Threats in Environmental Research (WATER) facility at the University of Waterloo aims to simulate and research aquatic stressors and threats...

The Water Institute at the University of Waterloo and BlackBerry Ltd....

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BlackBerry Limited and the University of Waterloo's Water Institute launched a first-of-its-kind innovation research challenge for professors and students. The Water Innovation Challenge invites new applications of...

New research aims to keep mine waste out of water

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New research from the University of Waterloo will help mining companies better understand the negative societal and environmental impacts of mine waste disasters, known...

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