Intensive fish farming threatens Philippine crater lake – Lake Campaloc is “Threatened Lake of the Year 2014”

The environmental foundation Global Nature Fund (GNF) proclaims the Philippine’s Lake Sampaloc and the six other crater lakes in San Pablo City, Province Laguna, as the “Threatened Lake of the Year 2014”. In commemoration of World Wetlands Day, the GNF […]

Living Lakes Canada Presenting at Watersheds 2014

In September 2013, Living Lakes Canada hosted a Watershed Governance Symposium – Think Like a Watershed in Fairmont, BC which sparked some ideas about the future of water in the Columbia Basin. Watersheds is a gathering hosted by POLIS, project […]

Third Annual New Brunswick Lakes Conference

Eastern Charlotte Waterways hosted the third Annual New Brunswick Lakes Conference. The theme of this year’s conference was ‘Inspiring Stewardship.’ The goal of the event was to help establish a foundation on which to build New Brunswick’s future lake stewardship efforts. […]

Water Canada Intervew: John Ralston Saul on Environment, Economics, Governance and First Nations

Written by Kerry Freek, Water Canada Photo by Stefan Lorimer taken in Pangnurtung Inlet, Nunavut In advance of his keynote presentation at the upcoming Columbia Basin Watershed Network Symposium, Water Canada spoke with John Ralston Saul, Canadian intellectual and author […]

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STREAM & DNA metabarcoding

Environmental DNA (eDNA) is an emerging tool for monitoring present biodiversity. It uses gene sequencing linked to DNA/RNA barcode libraries to allow for faster, more complete profile of biodiversity content from very small samples. Internationally, countries like Australia, the EU […]


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