WWF-Canada Blog:
Freshwater


Featured image 17 reasons 2017 is going to be a great year for the planet (really!)
Put down the planetary pessimism and take a big dose of conservation optimism instead: the new year will bring major conservation gains. Here are the most important ones.


Don’t let garbage replace wildlife
Without action, there could be more plastic than fish in the sea. Reduce litter with the Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup.


Citizen scientists to help pinpoint phosphorus hotspots to tame Lake Winnipeg algae blooms
Lake Winnipeg Foundation, a WWF-Canada Loblaw Water Fund grant recipient, developed and tested water monitoring protocols which will enable a community-based network of citizen scientists to collect high-quality data to help reduce algae blooms in Lake Winnipeg, Manitoba.

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.