Tag: Freshwater

Posts count: 187

Conservation in the time of coronavirus

Conservation isn’t exactly an indoor activity — though much of our work, especially data analysis and our Science, Research and Innovation team’s research like the Wildlife Protection Assessment, Living Planet Report Canada and our in-progress national... Read More
Conservation isn’t exactly an indoor activity — though much of our work, especially data analysis and our Science, Research and...
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How nature restoration helps reduce rising flood waters

It’s flood season again. Simon Mitchell, WWF-Canada’s Freshwater Lead Specialist, lives steps away from the Saint John River in New Brunswick, so we asked him how our restoration work can help provide nature-based solutions to this... Read More
It’s flood season again. Simon Mitchell, WWF-Canada’s Freshwater Lead Specialist, lives steps away from the Saint John River in...
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STREAM to stream: from Alberta to B.C. to Ontario

When WWF-Canada published the Watershed Reports in 2017, it became clear that data deficiency is a serious obstacle to understanding the health of ecosystems. Of the 167 watersheds in Canada, 110 lack the necessary... Read More
When WWF-Canada published the Watershed Reports in 2017, it became clear that data deficiency is a serious obstacle to...
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Success! The salmon have returned

World Rivers Day celebrates the world’s life-giving waterways and encourages river stewardship and conservation around the globe. Today marks the 15th annual World Rivers Day celebration, an event developed in 2005 by Canadian river... Read More
World Rivers Day celebrates the world’s life-giving waterways and encourages river stewardship and conservation around the globe. Today marks...
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Salt in the city: we need less of it

Our freshwater ecosystems are becoming too salty due to excessive road salt. A recent collaboration with WWF-Canada and Ryerson proves that solutions that balance public safety and environmental health are possible. Read More
Our freshwater ecosystems are becoming too salty due to excessive road salt. A recent collaboration with WWF-Canada and Ryerson...
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Meet the wild river guardians

Bugs hold the secrets to Canada’s water health. The Dane Nan Yḗ Dāh Guardians, with support from WWF-Canada and Living Lakes Canada, are working to catch them Read More
Bugs hold the secrets to Canada’s water health. The Dane Nan Yḗ Dāh Guardians, with support from WWF-Canada and...
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Capelin spawn again at Ship Cove

World Wildlife Fund Canada restored a capelin beach in Newfoundland in the hope the small fish would return to spawn. The project was a success, and in July 2018, the forage fish came back.... Read More
World Wildlife Fund Canada restored a capelin beach in Newfoundland in the hope the small fish would return to...
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Goodbye birdies, hello birds!

Restoring a golf course to natural wetlands is a hole-in-one for at-risk species on Salt Spring Island Read More
Restoring a golf course to natural wetlands is a hole-in-one for at-risk species on Salt Spring Island
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For the love of salmon

Using sweat and muscle to rebuild salmon spawning grounds on Canada's west coast, supported by WWF's Restoration Fund Read More
Using sweat and muscle to rebuild salmon spawning grounds on Canada's west coast, supported by WWF's Restoration Fund
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Wildlife is dying due to road salt, and it must stop

It’s white and granular and gets spread heavily every winter. We see it pouring onto highways and staining our boots. It’s familiar. And it’s toxic. It’s road salt, and it’s having a devastating impact on the... Read More
It’s white and granular and gets spread heavily every winter. We see it pouring onto highways and staining our boots....
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