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Access information from the agency responsible for providing Canadians with environmental assessments, including how they are done. Find publications and information on training opportunities.
Learn about the program responsible for developing Canadian environment quality guidelines in areas such as aquatic life, agricultural water use and soil quality as it relates to human health.
It is important to understand the similarities and differences between clean air, climate change and stratospheric ozone depletion, especially as we hear about them in the news, experience them in our own lives, and try to make sense of it all.
Watch the video, then use the lesson plan in the classroom! These 20 Earthtones videos cover a wide variety of environmental topics - like alternative fuels, DDT, ice cores and wheat breeding - and each has a custom lesson plan.
Find news, statistics, and publications relating to the environment in Canada on such topics as air, climate, pollution, waste, environmental protection and natural resources.
Environment Canada is a Canadian Federal Government Department.
Learn how this program’s scientific research plays an important role in preventing environmental emergencies and minimizing harmful impacts when they do occur.
Find information on environmental protection programs. Explore databases of information on pollution, spills, mapping and more.
Read articles on a wide range of current environmental issues of interest to Canadians in this online newsmagazine, published monthly.
Find out how Innu elders are providing the scientists studying northern ecosystems with insights into effective research subjects (text and video).
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Fisheries and Oceans Canada glossary
Picture a golf course as a microcosm of the urban environment to find out how waste can keep a fairway green. (Text and video)
Use this alphabetical list of all 40 National Parks of Canada to find information about geology, ecology, wildlife, climate, and visitor tips for each park.
Access a database of information on annual releases of pollutants to air, water and land, plus disposal or recycling from all sectors - industrial, government, commercial and others.
Read several success stories to learn about the environmental and economic benefits of pollution prevention programs taking place across Canada.
The St. Lawrence hydrographic system, including the Great Lakes, is one of the largest in the world. Its surface area of 1.6 million km2 is the third largest in North America, after the Mississippi and Mackenzie rivers. It drains more than 25% of the Earth's freshwater reserves and influences the environmental processes of the entire North American continent. Over 30 million Americans and 15 million Canadians live in this immense basin.
Find information on sustainable development and how it relates to minerals, metals, forests, energy, earth sciences and more.