Water Governance

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Join DSF and David Suzuki for a movie night at the Rio!

FREE tickets for SFU staff &  students. RSVP to Ryan Kadowaki at rkadowaki@davidsuzuki.org and he will put you on the guest list. The event information is below. ____________________ Join the David Suzuki Foundation for the Vancouver premiere of Climate Change in Atlantic Canada on April 24. The evening will include a screening of the documentary followed by Q&A and a […]

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California Suffers Astonishingly Fast Snowpack Melt as Drought Intensifies

California Suffers Astonishingly Fast Snowpack Melt as Drought Intensifies

While the drought conditions in California and Texas were likely initially triggered by natural variability, such as ocean temperature patterns in the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans, studies show that manmade global warming can intensify such conditions by raising temperatures and increasing evaporation. In addition, a new study found that manmade global warming likely intensified the weather pattern […]

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Lake Erie on Verge of Death as Climate Change Effects to Serve Double Blow

Lake Erie on Verge of Death as Climate Change Effects to Serve Double Blow

Lake Erie is on the verge of being declared dead again because of climate change, according to researchers. Their reports show that drastic new pollution targets are needed if Lake Erie is to protected from developing a massive “dead zone” (or hypoxic zone), where toxic algae blooms and regions are starved of oxygen, meaning life cannot thrive. […]

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ACT Executive Director To Moderate GLOBE 2014 Food/Water Security Session

ACT Executive Director Deborah Harford will moderate the session on Food and Water Security in a Changing World at 2:45pm on March 27th at the GLOBE 2014 Conference. Panelists are: Torgny Holmgren, Executive Director, Stockholm Water Institute; Marco Ferroni, Executive Director, Syngenta Foundation for Sustainable Agriculture; Tim Brown, Chairman, President & CEO, Nestle Waters North America; […]

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In a water war, Canada could get hosed

Waukesha, Wis., is running out of fresh water. Located just a few miles from the shores of Lake Michigan, the city of 70,000 wants to use the lake to replenish its quickly diminishing aquifer – a request that has touched off an international dispute. Thunder Bay Mayor Keith Hobbs wants to protect the lake’s already […]

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Globe 2014: Vancouver International Forum on Business and the Environment Vancouver Convention Centre, March 26 – 28, 2014

6 Days Left to Save $300. Register by March 4th! ACT Executive Director Deborah Harford is moderating a session on Food and Water Security in a Changing World on March 27th. The 30 Day Countdown GLOBE 2014 launches in one month. Don’t miss this opportunity to gain access to the world’s greatest minds around the […]

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B.C. study: strong public support for new water protection laws

87% say local communities should have a greater say in decisions affecting fresh water FEBRUARY 26, 2014, Vancouver, B.C. – A public opinion study released today by the Real Estate Foundation of BC and Vancouver Foundation found that only 38 per cent of respondents say that current water use in their region is sustainable. Three in four British […]

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Evergreen Urban Watersheds Forum March 21 & 22, 2014

Evergreen, as part of the watershed education and restoration program Uncover Your Creeks, is hosting an Urban Watersheds Forum on March 21 and 22.  The Forum will bring together watershed champions from diverse perspectives – industry, academia, First Nations, government and non-profit – to explore how we can take leadership in watershed management and stewardship at the community […]

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