WWF-Canada Blog:
Freshwater



How the hot, dry conditions impact wildlife
Droughts spell trouble for the wildlife that depend on freshwater from our rivers, streams and lakes.

Salmon: an iconic species under threat
Salmon have huge cultural and economic significance to Canadians, yet our country’s salmon populations are in trouble. Here are some of the biggest threats facing salmon and what WWF-Canada is doing to help.

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 from these reports.

Dramatic changes to our freshwater concerns, study finds
Canadians now rank climate change as the biggest threat to freshwater supply for the first time, 2016 RBC Canadian Water Attitudes study finds

Did you know? Five river facts to get you into the flow of Canadian Rivers Day
Celebrate the fascinating world of rivers on Canadian Rivers Day, Sunday, June 12.