Aquatic Ecosystems

Resources

White water rafting on the Fraser River in British Columbia

Introduction to Rivers & Streams

Learn about the physical geography, chemistry and ecology of rivers and streams.
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Introduction to Rivers & Streams

Boat on a lake at sunset

Humans and Freshwater Ecosystems

Learn about how people impact the ecosystems of lakes and rivers.
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Humans and Freshwater Ecosystems

Pond in a valley

Introduction to Lakes & Ponds

Learn about the geology, chemistry and ecology of lakes and ponds.
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Introduction to Lakes & Ponds

Amy Negrijn on boat

Amy Negrijn

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Compliance and Certification Coordinator
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Amy Negrijn

Boat in harbour

Peter Warris

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Director of Projects and Industry Liaison
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Peter Warris

Edith Tobe à un site restauré

Edith Tobe

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Executive Director
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Edith Tobe

Julia Matheson Technicienne en recherche, Bermuda Atlantic Time-series Study (BATS)

Julia Matheson

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Bermuda Atlantic Time Series (BATS) Research Technician
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Julia Matheson

Melony Catana

Melony Catana

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Environmental Technologist & CEO
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Melony Catana

various marine microorganisms as they appear under a microscope

Marine Microbiology: Meet the Microbes of the Sea!

The ocean is full of very small but very useful creatures called microbes. Without them, none of the sea plants or animals you’ve seen would exist!
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Marine Microbiology: Meet the Microbes of the Sea!

Plastic drinking straws

We Use a Lot of Plastic

What are microplastics? How are plastics polluting aquatic ecosystems?
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We Use a Lot of Plastic

Massive algal bloom

Eutrophication: Why you should care about pond scum?

When fertilizers from agriculture get into lakes and rivers, big problems can result for aquatic ecosystems, food chains & webs!
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Eutrophication: Why you should care about pond scum?

Lucy Erickson | Science Communications Manager, Marine Stewardship Council/MSC

Lucy Erickson

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Science Communications Manager
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Lucy Erickson