From spring to sea – A journey along the Fraser River

Kathi Unglert, Environmental and Earth Science co-editor World Rivers Day has been celebrated on the last Sunday of September since 2005. It was initiated at the start of the United Nations’ Water for Life Decade by Canadian Mark Angelo, a river conservationist who had previously established BC Rivers Day to increase awareness of the importance of […]

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Water problems in water-rich Canada

drought monitor

Sarah Boon, Environment & Earth Sciences co-editor Western Canada has been experiencing unprecedented warm and dry conditions this year, leading to drought conditions across the region. This has resulted in farming woes, increases in both the number of wildfires and the area burned by those fires (see plot below), water restrictions across western municipalities, and negative […]

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