In 2010, Gord Bluesky, the lands and resources manager for Brokenhead Ojibway Nation, received a disturbing photograph in his inbox. “One of my community members was at Patricia Beach. It was mid-November,” he told DeSmog Canada. “She sent me a picture […]
Vancouver – Ethical beauty retailer, LUSH Fresh Handmade Cosmetics is proud to announce they are taking back the tap by saying no to bottled water, and want the public to do the same. Drinking tap water is a smart choice for more […]
BY ADAM RADWANSKI, GLORIA GALLOWAY AND ADRIAN MORROW The Globe and Mail Published Wednesday, Apr. 24 2013, 7:51 AM EDT Last updated Friday, Apr. 26 2013, 12:40 PM EDT Ontario’s government has intervened to help preserve the freshwater research station […]
The Rosenberg International Forum on Water Policy released this report based on the findings of a 2012 workshop on trans-boundary relations in the Mackenzie River Basin. The workshop, which took place in Vancouver from Sept. 5 to 7, 2012, convened […]
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 […]
Living Lakes Canada delivers programs in 4 core areas: watershed awareness and education; citizen science and stewardship; watershed restoration; and innovative policy approaches for governance, management, and planning. We are a collaboration of community organizations working to build capacity for the effective protection of Canada’s freshwater resources, by bridging the gap between science and action to foster a culture of normalizing water stewardship through citizen science.