Elizabeth Hendriks

Posts count: 27

How Canada’s government can get freshwater right

Concerned about proposed freshwater legislation, WWF-Canada is asking for improvements to regulations to minimize the cumulative impacts of new developments on ecosystems, communities and wildlife. Read More
Concerned about proposed freshwater legislation, WWF-Canada is asking for improvements to regulations to minimize the cumulative impacts of new...
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Plan 2014 a win for Lake Ontario and St. Lawrence River wildlife

Approval of binational water level management plan proves it’s possible to create conservation measures that benefit freshwater species and habitat, local communities and industry at the same time. Read More
Approval of binational water level management plan proves it’s possible to create conservation measures that benefit freshwater species and...
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Freshwater ecosystems face immediate threats

A silent crash is taking place in Canada’s waters. From the tiny mussels that filter toxins to the giant sturgeon, a survivor from the time of the dinosaurs, freshwater life is dropping at an... Read More
A silent crash is taking place in Canada’s waters. From the tiny mussels that filter toxins to the giant...
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Inaccessible or unmonitored: the trouble with water data in Canada

Earlier this week, WWF-Canada released seven new Watershed Reports as part of its national assessment of our country’s freshwater. Elizabeth Hendriks, vice president of freshwater, takes an in-depth look at a worrisome trend emerging... Read More
Earlier this week, WWF-Canada released seven new Watershed Reports as part of its national assessment of our country’s freshwater....
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A rallying call for Canada's Freshwater

This past weekend several members of WWF-Canada’s freshwater team attended the Living Waters Rally 2014. Read More
This past weekend several members of WWF-Canada’s freshwater team attended the Living Waters Rally 2014.
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WWF and the Big Hairy Audacious Goal (BHAG)

This fall at the Living Waters Rally, I will be joining more than a hundred other passionate individuals as we work to understand and tackle the challenges of managing Canada’s water challenges. Read More
This fall at the Living Waters Rally, I will be joining more than a hundred other passionate individuals as...
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