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Canada's Endangered Desert Country
Canada's Endangered Desert Country photo Dramatic shifts in the earth’s crust, retreating glaciers and the relentless rush of the Okanagan and Similkameen rivers have combined forces over thousands of years...

Monitoring the Pulse of Our Ecosystems
Monitoring the Pulse of Our Ecosystems Every day, Canadian ecosystems are exposed to a multitude of human-induced stresses, from harmful pollutants in the air, land and water...

Clayoquot Sound an International Treasure
Clayoquot Sound an International Treasure Lush old-growth rainforests crowned by towering Sitka spruce, wild coastal beaches dotted with driftwood,...

Citizen Science
Citizen Science They come from every walk of life and every region of the country farmers, doctors, students, cashiers and clerks who spend their free time scanning the skies for signs of a tornado or listening for frogs on the banks of a marsh.

Where the Current Meets the Tide
Where the current meets the tide All along the Pacific coast, the currents of inland waterways meet the tides of the sea in a series of more than 400 estuaries that are among the most productive in the world.

Bolstering the Banks of the St. Lawrence
Bolstering the Banks of the St. Lawrence Waves caused by wind and passing ships, fluctuations in water level, ice and currents are eating away the banks of the St. Lawrence River, with some areas receding at a rate of up to three metres a year.

Monitoring River Ecosystems: Citizens Pitch In
Monitoring River Ecosystems Citizens Pitch Students, members of environmental organizations and other community volunteers in central British Columbia are helping scientists monitor the water quality of the Salmon River by collecting, identifying and counting insects, clams, crayfish, snails, leeches, worms and other tiny aquatic invertebrates that make the tributary their home.



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