Friday, December 4, 2020

Tag: WWF-Canada

Health of 60 Per Cent of Canada’s Sub-watersheds is Unknown: Report

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WWF-Canada’s 2020 Watershed Reports raise questions about how freshwater ecosystems are faring in response to threats from human activities. The results underline a need for consistent...

WWF-Canada Announces Award Recipients for Generation Water Tech Challenge

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WWF-Canada has selected four award recipients for the Generation Water Tech Challenge. Since September 2019, WWF-Canada has been seeking innovative and transformative solutions to help...

Earth Tech Accelerator Announces 2020 Cohort

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The new Earth Tech accelerator has announced its first cohort, which includes 16 startups and nonprofits that are advancing freshwater and climate solutions. The Centre...

35 Million Tonnes of Washwater Effluent Off B.C. Coast in 2017:...

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Thirty scrubber-equipped ships dumped nearly 35 million tonnes of washwater effluent off the B.C. coast in 2017, according to a new study commissioned by WWF-Canada. Scrubbers are...

New Study Explores Canadian Attitudes on Flooding

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Increased rates of flooding are taking a toll on Canadians with 31 per cent worried they will experience flooding in the next 12 months....

Transport Canada Provides Additional Safeguards to 25 Rivers

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Twenty-five wild and free-flowing rivers and Canadian Heritage Rivers will receive additional oversight under the Canadian Navigable Waters Act. The rivers have officially been...

WWF-Canada Pleased With Gov. Investment in Water Monitoring

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After years advocating for improved water quality and providing recommendations to decision-makers, WWF-Canada has announced it is pleased to see the Government of Canada...

New Multi-Million-Dollar Partnership to Improve Freshwater Monitoring

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The power of environmental DNA (eDNA) technology is being extended to community groups across Canada to allow for faster creation of more robust freshwater...

Building Context Around Water Data

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While data is a representation of reality, the stories we tell based on that data are products of interpretation. Practitioners often debate data collection...

Canada’s Marine Refuges Need an Upgrade, According to a New Study

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A new report from SeaBlue Canada reveals that more than half of Canada’s marine refuges, a form of marine protected area in Canada, do...

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