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Arctic

Canada’s Arctic corridors – Climate change unlocking the new geo-political frontier- 2020/5/10

Canada's changing North - 2020/5/5

Trading sooty diesel for renewable energy systems in Canada's North - 2020/1/11

 

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Boil Water Advisory info

 

 

Blue-green Algae

The WT Blue-green Algae Glossary - Habs, blue-green, red tide, green slime, cyanobacteria? What? Here's the lowdown - 2021/8/16

Algae are infesting our lakes. What are they? Are they all toxic? An interview with Dr. Arthur Zastepa, Environment Canada - 2021/8/24  

 

Bottled water

Washington state committee fails to protect public water from bottled water extraction - 2020/2/28


Canada

At last, a Canada water agency to keep our water safe. Interview with parliamentary secretary, Terry Duguid - 2020/12/21

 

Climate change

The magnitude of all things – Vancouver filmmaker exposes the raw emotions of climate change - 2020/10/6

Erin Brockovich’s new book - Superman’s not coming- encourages every individual to become water empowered - 2020/9/17

The new Atlantis - Undersea cities coming sooner than we think? - 2020/6/19

Laurier researchers partner with northern community to achieve food sovereignty in climate change adaptation - 2020/6/1

Ontario non-profit provides launch pad for climate change innovators and clean-tech start-ups - 2020/2/7

Professor’s burning passion ignites solutions to mitigate climate change, re-route plastic waste into clean fuel, and extinguish fires- 2020/2/4

 

Contamination

NASA spinoff,ecoSPEARS, innovation that cleans the world's contaminated soils, sediment and groundwater - 2021/7/8

 

Massachusetts start-up's wastewater analysis points to quicker detection of covid-19 virus - 2020/5/1

Assuring Canada’s drinking water safety through a pandemic - 2020/5/1

Carleton Global Water Institute prof answers our viewers questions about water/wastewater in the covid pandemic - 2020/4/15

Exploring Canada while social distancing - 2020/3/12

Does the Coronavirus affect city water system? - 2020/3/12


Drinking Water

Safe drinking water and condo living: An interview with Robert Rodrigues, partner, Gowling WLG - 2020/12/3

 


Drought

 

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First Nations, Inuit, Métis

The ocean saving the ocean - 2020/11/2

Indigenous fire marshal office takes a pan-Canadian approach to safety - 2021/1/17

Carrying the past into the future with guiding principles - change is rippling through BC’s coastal communities - 2020/11/14

The ocean saving the ocean - 2020/11/2

Enhancing the water narrative - An Indigenous perspective - 2020/4/28

Prairie water management 2020: Interview with FSIN vice chief Heather Bear - 2020/2/25

Trading sooty diesel for renewable energy systems in Canada's North - 2020/1/11

Universities addressing indigenous communities’ doctor shortage - 2019/7/12

 

 

First Nations, Inuit, Métis Water

Happy with the clean water flowing from its taps, Wauzhushk Onigum looks forward to the development opportunities it provides - 2021/8/24

Marten Falls: 20-year old bwa to remain in effect until operations and maintenace funding is secured - 2021/8/16

Water plant running, pipes flushed, final tests... And it's a go in Washagamis bay! - 2021/7/21

Under bwa since 2005, Wawapakewin band has to fly in bottled water from the nearest airport - 2021/7/19

'There is government funding but there just isn’t enough to deal with the backlog that’s there', Chief Maracle, Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte - 2021/6/24

We've always had clean water', Xeni Gwet'in Chief Lulua - 2021/5/30

Ministikwan water plant up and running while bwa still on, pipes deteriorate and community grows to distrust its tap water - 2021/4/22

Eabametoong Chief on diesel, sustainable energy, food security and natural resource extraction on treaty land. Part 2 of 2 - 2021/4/19

7,199 days under boil water advisory, Eabametoong is plagued with overcrowded housing, mould and fire. Part 1 of 2 - 2021/4/18

Peter Ballantyne Cree: O&M funding unchanged since the 8o's. Pipes in such poor shape one repair often turns into multiple repairs down the line - 2021/3/25

Water treatment plant deficient since its inception in 1990 with inferior piping and even a garden hose leaking 70% of the treated water into the ground. - 2021/3/23

Star Blanket, SK, 14 years and counting: "We are a patient community, a humble community but at times our people get frustrated themselves" - 2021/3/22

Original Sapotaweyak water treatment plant located in the wrong place as a cost-efficiency measure - 2021/3/10

Deaf ears, lack of expertise, and corruption:Gull Bay's 20-year battle for clean water, while moving from dirty diesel to clean energy - 2021/3/10

Peepeekisis Cree Nation: 'Rodents and whatnot' in cracked and flood-prone cisterns - 2021/3/9

Indigenous Services Minister on fixing long-term water advisories, and overcrowded housing during a pandemic - 2021/3/1

Indigenous Services Canada’s national first nations leadership award nominations now open for 2021 - 2020/12/24

ISC Minister on why $1.5 billion more funding will fix water issues; calls on bands to reach out if they feel consultants or engineers are not delivering on their promise - 2020/12/3

Adams Lake, BC. entrepreneur develops app to dramatically improve water quality monitoring & control, giving water sovereignty to First Nations communities and beyond - 2020/9/14

CBC film Cottagers & Indians raises the question: whose water is this? - 2020/7/11

Historic framework agreement transfers the authority for water to First Nations in Atlantic. - 2020/7/11

Onigaming First Nation on the brink of a water crisis - 2020/2/5

Third annual national First Nations Water Leadership Award - 2020/1/14

 

Flooding

Spring 2020 flood update – A matter of public safety during a pandemic - 2020/4/20

Floodproofing Canada? Not quite yet - 2020/2/3

The path to flood resilience: Calgary, AB - 2020/2/3

 

 

Food Security

NFB's 'Living on the land at 64°n', offers food for thought on living with climate change 2021/8/24

UPDATE: World Economic Forum identifies Canada's Cascadia Seaweed as one of eleven global innovators 2021/2/26

The ocean saving the ocean - 2020/11/2

 

Forests

Planting a healing forest in Yakama Nation correctional facility (WA) to fight climate change, restore bio-diversity and recharge the water table - 2020/6/15

New study demonstrates the capacity of forests to regenerate themselves... If we let them - 2021/4/28

 

 

Geosynthetics

Working with nature in landfill management: a Queen’s research project - 2020/3/17  

 

Great Lakes

Court breathes new life into Lake Erie Bill of Rights legal fight 2020/10//1

Lake Erie remains vulnerable and without protections amidst the covid-19 pandemic 2020/5/22


Greening Homes

Canadian start-up Miru smart technologies is shattering glass ceilings - 2021/2/6

 


Greening Transportation

Niche start-upNorsepower reduces environmental impact of shipping with rotor sail technology - 2021/7/13

Straightline Airships – Environment-friendly commercial aviation that requires no roads or airports - 2021/6/18

First motorists to be driving sun-powered cars by end of 2021 - 2021/3/14

Canadian start-up Loop Energy heralds the dawn of emission-free transport - 2021/3/6

Canadian start-up TransPod developing ultra-high-speed transportation with zero-emissions advanced hyperloop technology - 2021/1/7

 

Corvus Energy is turning the tide for the marine sector - 2020/12/17

 

Golf

Audubon International: Bringing golf on par with the environment - 2021/7/10

 

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Holiday Water Reports

2020 Report

Holiday water report 2020 - Summer update - 2020//6/27

Holiday Water Report- 2020/5/15

 

Intellectual Property

How to protect that hard-won gizmo you invented? - 2021/2/18

 

 

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Landfill

Working with nature in landfill management: a Queen’s research project - 2020/3/17  

Lead

Nova Scotia: Government providing schools with bottled water in view of mounting lead concerns 2020/1/24

 

 

Law

The fifth crime - Creating a legal precedent for prosecuting ecocide - 2021/4/24

Whistleblowing: what it is and what you should consider beforehand - 2021/4/24

Court breathes new life into Lake Erie Bill of Rights legal fight 2020/10//1

UPDATE: International rights of nature solidarity building momentum 2021/3/5

Lake Erie granted legal rights : a first in U.S. history 2019/4/14

 

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Mining

Federal Environment and Climate Change Minister responds to unconventional mining extraction method in Vivian, Manitoba - 2020/11/19

Report finds new fracking project could contaminate south Manitoba's groundwater - 2020/10/13

Could new frack project turn Manitoba's Brokenhead River into a toxic nightmare while compromising the Winnipeg formation aquifer? - 2020/8/17

 

Municipal infrastructure

Montreal's 19th-century water pipes slowly on the mend - 2021/1/20

CIB launches a new model for structuring and financing municipal water and wastewater infrastructure projects - 2020/1/20

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Oceans

The Oean Cleanup's plastic tracker app shows us where our trash ends up - 2021/7/8

The Oean Cleanup: 464,920 kg of trash removed from aquatic ecosystems so far - 2021/6/9

Marine scientist provides hope for coral reefs facing extinction - 2021/6/9

Unseenlabs: Satellite geolocation monitoring illegal and anti-environmental activities at sea - 2021/5/28

The ocean saving the ocean - 2020/11/2

Proteus™: A space station under the sea following in the footsteps of Jacques Cousteau - 2020/7/30

 

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Plastic

The Oean Cleanup's plastic tracker app shows us where our trash ends up - 2021/7/8

The Oean Cleanup: 464,920 kg of trash removed from aquatic ecosystems so far - 2021/6/9

UPDATE: The Ocean Cleanup continues on its mission with 'The Interceptor' - 2021/3/3

Drowning in plastic: new report shows Canada contributes disproportionately to the global plastic disaster - 2020/10/5

"The Milky Way of plastics"- French start-up creates a fully biodegradable natural polymer using milk casein - 2020/4/20

California non-profit takes on big plastic in first-of-its-kind lawsuit - 2020/3/8

Replacing plastic – Canadian company set to revolutionize hemp waste - 2020/1/4

 

Remediation

NASA spinoff,ecoSPEARS, innovation that cleans the world's contaminated soils, sediment and groundwater - 2020/7/8

Planting a healing forest in Yakama Nation correctional facility (WA) to fight climate change, restore bio-diversity and recharge the water table - 2020/6/15

 

Renewable energy

From marmalade to Grand Marnier to electricity - 2021/3/9

UPDATE - Seeing red: BC's last primary forests - 2021/2/9

Canadian start-up General Fusion's pathway to a zero emission grid - 2020/12/17

Corvus Energy is turning the tide for the marine sector - 2020/12/17

Corvus Energy is turning the tide for the marine sector - 2020/12/17

A hot proposal – clean energy forever with Canadian start-up Eavor™ - 2020/12/13

Toronto-based solar technology innovator morgansolar has something new under the sun - 2020/11/27

Canada’s top green energy startup is promoting a circular economy with clean fuels and chemicals made from waste - 2020/11/22

Canada’s growing wood pellet export industry threatens forests, the climate, and wildlife - 2020/10/26

Trading sooty diesel for renewable energy systems in Canada's North - 2020/2/25

Unique partnership between remote northern community and ORPC harnesses river power to eliminate diesel fuel - 2020/2/24

Research

Water & the Energetic Light System: Can water make us glow? Turns out it can! -2020/9/8

The emerging science of structured water looks at fractal math -2020/8/4

Restoring soil biology with structured water -2020/6/17

A bioengineer’s water research takes a quantum leap - 2020/5/17

Canadian wins Stockholm Water Prize for raising awareness of global groundwater contamination - 2020/4/2

 

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Sea Level Rise

Incredible IPCC Sea Level Rise Projection Map - Find your location and click! - 2021/3/14

 

 

Solar

First motorists to be driving sun-powered cars by end of 2021 - 2021/3/14

 

 

Soils

Restoring soil biology with structured water -2020/6/17

 

 

 

Space

Nova Scotia community rallies around first low orbit launch site in Canada. Lift-off 2023. - 2021/6/20

 

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Teachers' Hub

 

Technology

Start-up Aquaterrex 'Deep-Seated Water™ technology' locates water where others say “no water exists” - 2021/7/22

Niche start-up Norsepower reduces environmental impact of shipping with rotor sail technology - 2021/7/13

New nano coating recycles 15 percent more water in oil and gas industry - 2021/6/9/14

Having successfully developed a technology to clean up waste streams, start-up Simeken inc now looks to contaminated water cleanup - 2021/6/10

Unseenlabs: Satellite geolocation monitoring illegal and anti-environmental activities at sea - 2021/5/28

Swiss agritech startup Mootral helps farmers reduce their carbon footprint - 2021/4/23

Satellite technology start-up Wyvern taking earth observation into the business space - 2021/4/15

First motorists to be driving sun-powered cars by end of 2021 - 2021/3/14

Canada’s tech team CERT now one of the top ten finalists for the coveted Cosia Carbon Xprize - 2021/2/15

Canadian start-up Ecobee is abuzz with innovative smart home technology ideas - 2020/11/22

Water on the moon: Winnipeg's Magellan aerospace awarded contract to help find it - 2020/3/6

Converting CO2 into chemical fuels – U of T carbontech group gaining national and global recognition- 2020/2/22

Award-winning CEO expresses concern over Canada's water policies- 2020/2/15

Professor’s burning passion ignites solutions to mitigate climate change, re-route plastic waste into clean fuel, and extinguish fires- 2020/2/4

 

Trade

CETA's import quotas weigh heavily on Canadian dairy sector - 2019/9/30

 

 

 

Transportation

Canadian start-up TransPod developing ultra-high-speed transportation with zero-emissions advanced hyperloop technology - 2021/1/7

 

Corvus Energy is turning the tide for the marine sector - 2020/12/17

 

 

Trees

New study demonstrates the capacity of forests to regenerate themselves... If we let them - 2021/4/28

 

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Water Treatment

Aquaporin Inside® technology filtration membranes - part 2 - 2021/1/14

Danish company, Aquaporin, uses nature's life-giving aquaporin protein to create biomimetic water filtration systems - part 1 - 2021/1/12

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Wastewater

Vancouver’s Axine water technologies makes the Global Cleantech 100 again! - 2020/12/31

 

Water Docs

Captain Paul Watson & the Sea Shepherd Marine Wildlife Conservation Society featured in award-winning film - 2020/11/5

 

 

Wildfires

A world on fire - 2021/8/12

 

 

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