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Author:  frozentripper [ May 12th, 2019, 8:03 am ]
Post subject:  Canada's free-flowing rivers, global trend to degradation

This was in the news recently, some recognition during the present political climate.

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Canada home to vast majority of North America’s remaining longest and free-flowing rivers: new McGill University and WWF study in Nature

First ever global assessment of free-flowing rivers highlights severe degradation, offers a method for tracking the status offree-flowing rivers

This study confirms what many of us think: Canada is uniquely endowed with wild and free-flowing rivers. With this wealth of freshwater, Canada has a great responsibility to protect it. And yet, our river protection is severely lacking. It’s like we have inherited a priceless jewel and are neglecting to insure it.


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