Jul 15, 2014 / Safeguarding Freshwater

Is a crisis needed to do better for the Great Lakes?

Sometimes it takes a crisis, like the 2001 Walkerton tragedy that killed seven people, to wake people up to the need for change. But…Read More


Jun 11, 2014 / Safeguarding Freshwater

Erasing microbeads from the Great Lakes

With the recent announcement that Illinois is banning microbeads from personal care products and a call for the International Joint Commission to further study…Read More


Jun 06, 2014 / Safeguarding Freshwater

World Oceans Day: Five things you can do for oceans (and lakes!)

In celebration of World Oceans Day on June 8th, Environmental Defence and Vancouver Aquarium’s Ocean WiseTM program, which has a satellite office in Toronto,…Read More