First Nations Rally to Save Lake Winnipeg From Blue-Green Algae Curse

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 […]

LUSH Cosmetics Launches ‘Take Back the Tap’ Campaign

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 […]

Ontario Intervenes to Save Research Station Shuttered by Ottawa

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 […]

Rosenberg International Forum: The Mackenzie River Basin

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 […]

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Foreshore Inventory Mapping in the Columbia Basin

Foreshore Integrated Management Planning (FIMP — also known as Sensitive Habitat Inventory Mapping or SHIM) is a methodology developed in partnership with Fisheries and Ocean Canada in 2004. It maps shoreline habitats, assesses habitat value and establishes Shoreline Development Guidelines to […]


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