Videos

Optimizing Wastewater in the Grand River watershed

Dec 11, 2018

Wastewater effluent is a key driver of algae-causing nutrient pollution in lakes, rivers and streams. The Grand River Conservation Authority is working to address that.

Achieving Target 1 webinar

Dec 11, 2018

How can we achieve Target 1 of Canada's Biodiversity Strategy to protect 17% of land and freshwater by 2020? Find out at this free webinar with guest speakers Stephen Hazell and Eli Enns.

Engaging the Persuadables Intro Series

Dec 11, 2018

How can we engage our communities to defend our freshwater? Learn some tips and tricks in this free intro series.

Global Water Futures

Dec 11, 2018

Learn how GWF is working with hundreds of researchers to deliver watershed management solutions in cold-weather regions impacted by climate change. 

Reforming Canada's Environmental Laws

Mar 23, 2018

In March 2018, the Federal Government reformed major environmental laws, proposing changes to how land, water and species are protected in Canada. But do they go far enough?

Downstream Impacts: Defending Wood Buffalo National Park

Dec 17, 2017

WBNP is an important cultural, spiritual and ecological site. But upstream industrial projects are putting this UNESCO biosphere under threat.

Rights of Rivers

Jun 06, 2017

In New Zealand, India and Ecuador, rivers have been granted legal personhood. What does it mean for a water body to gain human rights? How might we go about doing this in Canada?

Community-Based Watershed Monitoring: Insights and lessons learned

Mar 17, 2018

In this webinar, we explore opportunities and challenges related to community-based watershed monitoring in British Columbia.

Building Climate Resilience at Water's Edge

Dec 11, 2018

Longtime U.S. environmental leader Rebecca Wodder shares her vision for adapting to climate threats by building natural and social capital via freshwater work.

Federal Call to Action on Freshwater

Aug 20, 2015

Our Living Waters director and steering committee member present the launch of a call to action to put water on the agenda of the next government of Canada.

The Commons Connection

May 21, 2015

Paul Baines of Great Lakes Commons shares what a "commons" approach to water has to offer

How New Brunswick Got off the Frack Track

Dec 11, 2018

In 2014, the province of New Brunswick issued a moratorium on hydraulic fracturing. This webinar looks at how concerns over freshwater health were central to community mobilizations.

Wetlands: From Science to Action

Jan 16, 2019

Wetlands are an essential part of aquatic ecosystems. They filter runoff, improving water quality, and absorb excess quantity. But not all wetlands are created the same.

The Site C Dam: What’s going on and what can you do?

Apr 21, 2016

How are local communities organizing to respond to the contentious Site C hydroelectric dam in BC and how the freshwater community support.

Banding Together to Save Salmon in the Skeena Watershed

Jan 16, 2016

A behind-the-scenes look at alliance-building to stop the Lelu Island natural gas facility from threatening wild salmon in northwestern BC.

Watershed Reports: A National Assessment of Freshwater in Canada

Feb 26, 2019

WWF Canada presents the results of their national Watershed Reports—the first Canada-wide report on health of freshwater ecosystems and the threats they face.

How Fort Nelson First Nation successfully challenged Nexen

Feb 26, 2019

In September 2015, the British Columbia government took back a water license it had granted to Nexen Inc in 2012 for shale gas fracking in the northeast of the province.