Plan 2014 a win for Lake Ontario and St. Lawrence River wildlife
December 12, 2016
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.
Freshwater ecosystems face immediate threats
October 26, 2016
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 alarming rate.
Inaccessible or unmonitored: the trouble with water data in Canada
June 23, 2016
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 from these reports.
Dramatic changes to our freshwater concerns, study finds
June 16, 2016
Canadians now rank climate change as the biggest threat to freshwater supply for the first time, 2016 RBC Canadian Water Attitudes study finds
The trouble with this winter’s unfrozen Great Lakes
January 28, 2016
Little-to-no ice cover means changes for freshwater ecosystems and could spell trouble for summer beachgoers