Do you ever wonder about the threats to Canadian Rivers?

South Saskatchewan is the most threatened-

Canadian rivers in trouble, study warns. By Mike De Souza, Canwest News Service

Detailed Report. Canada’s Rivers at Risk. pdf file with lots of photos and charts

2 Responses to “Do you ever wonder about the threats to Canadian Rivers?”

  1. jdubya Says:

    The Fraser ain’t doing too well either at least in terms of salmon runs. Debates on why the crash in the runs range from pollution, ocean conditions and, my best bet, the sea lice spread from the salmon farms in the estuaries.

    I naively used to think Canada was more “environmentally friendly” than the states, but watching their gutting of the wild salmon runs on the east and west coasts, and the tar sands project in Alberta makes me think I will have to change my mind.


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