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Tag: Canada Water Week

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If climate change is a shark, water is its teeth. Here’s why.

Freshwater ecosystems are among the most vulnerable when it comes to the effects of climate change. Under current projections, most freshwater ecosystems globally will face ecologically significant impacts by the middle of this century. Read More
Freshwater ecosystems are among the most vulnerable when it comes to the effects of climate change. Under current projections,...
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Why the Great Lakes need a watershed moment

For everything that the Great Lakes watershed provides, it is unfortunately one of the most threatened watersheds in Canada. The next few years will be a critical time for action. Read More
For everything that the Great Lakes watershed provides, it is unfortunately one of the most threatened watersheds in Canada....
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These two numbers show why Canada Water Week is so important

Freshwater species populations have declined 76 per cent over the past four decades. And Canada holds 20 per cent of the world’s freshwater. That’s why the coming seven days are so important. Read More
Freshwater species populations have declined 76 per cent over the past four decades. And Canada holds 20 per cent...
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Canada Water Week: Celebrating water heroes and saving homes for sturgeon

Sturgeons: Ancient, prehistoric-looking and long-living. They first showed up on Earth approximately 250-million years ago. There are 27 species in the world, one of them can be found in New Brunswick’s St. John River... Read More
Sturgeons: Ancient, prehistoric-looking and long-living. They first showed up on Earth approximately 250-million years ago. There are 27 species...
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#FrogFriday: Pavarottis of the pond

Happy #FrogFriday! At winter’s end, tiny frogs with big voices awake from hibernation to sing their songs of spring in search of food and mates. Read More
Happy #FrogFriday! At winter’s end, tiny frogs with big voices awake from hibernation to sing their songs of spring...
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Did you know? 10 Amazing things about salmon

During Canada Water Week, get to know your Water Hero Species – Canada’s iconic salmon can battle strong currents, have an astonishing sense of smell and can even change colour. Talk about a superhero! Read More
During Canada Water Week, get to know your Water Hero Species – Canada’s iconic salmon can battle strong currents,...
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Water, Agua, Eau, Biyah, Paani: Five words for water

What happens when biodiversity and cultural diversity meet at water’s edge? A Toronto project connects diverse communities in the Humber River Watershed to celebrate our natural and cultural heritage. Read More
What happens when biodiversity and cultural diversity meet at water’s edge? A Toronto project connects diverse communities in the...
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