Lakes & Rivers

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Connexions Library

Ashbridge's Bay: An Anthology of Writings by Those Who Knew and Loved Ashbridge's Bay
Fairfield, George (ed.)
Book
1998
The story of a great freshwater marsh destroyed by urbanization.
Canada's Aquatic Environments
Website
Information on habitiats, plants, and animals.
Connexions Library: Oceans, Lakes, Rivers, Water Focus
Website
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on water, rivers, streams, wetlands, lakes, rivers, oceans, marine life.
The Great Lakes Primer
Cooper, Kathy; Millyard, Kai
Book
1986
An introduction to the environmental problems faced by the Great Lakes.
Poisoned Skies: Who'll Stop Acid Rain?
Howard, Ross; Perley, Michael
Book
1991
The authors chronicle the decade-long struggle to get government action against acid rain - a devastating form of pollution.
The Vanishing of the Aral Sea: From Lake to Wasteland
Mackay, Anson
Article
2014
The Aral Sea has reached a new low, literally and figuratively. New satellite images from NASA show that, for the first time in its recorded history, its largest basin has completely dried up.

Connexions Directory of Groups & Websites

Great Lakes United
An international coalition of 170 environmental, hunter-angler, labour union and grassroots community organizations from Chicoutimi, Qu‚bec, to Duluth, Minnesota, dedicated to the protection and resto...
Nature Conservancy of Canada
NCC is a non-profit, non-advocacy group that takes a business-like approach to land conservation and the preservation of biological diversity. Its plan of action involves collaboration with any group ...

Sources Experts & Spokespersons

Canadian Wildlife Federation
The Canadian Wildlife Federation is a national, not-for-profit charitable organization. By spreading knowledge of human impacts on the environment, carrying out research, developing and delivering education programs, promoting the...
International Hydrographic Organization
The International Hydrographic Organization is an intergovernmental consultative and technical organization that was established in 1921 to support the safety in navigation and the protection of the marine environment. The object...

Sources Library

Experimental Lakes Area Cuts
Mercer, Rick
2012
Rick's Rant for October 30th, 2012.
Natural environment
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia

From the Connexions Archives

The Canada Centre for Inland Waters
Website
Information on water research and the Great Lakes.