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A summer of heavy rainfall in the Laurentians

28 September 2022

This past summer has been a challenging one in the Laurentian region. Heavy rains, discharging more water than suggested by seasonal norms, put a strain...

Opportunité d'emploi : Coordonnateur ou coordonnatrice scientifique pour CentrEau

21 September 2022

CentrEau est à la recherche d'une coordonnatrice ou d'un coordonnateur scientifique à 4h par semaine pour son axe de recherche Disponibilité de l'eau.  ...

An Arctic lake harbors special viruses that affect its algae

16 September 2022

A team of researchers from the Department of Biochemistry, Microbiology and Bioinformatics at Laval University has discovered distinctive microbubbles in...

A (totally) blue planet potentially found

15 September 2022

A team from the Institute for Research on Exoplanets (iREx) at the University of Montreal has discovered an "ocean" planet, i.e. a planet potentially...

A tool to detect mutations in SARS-CoV-2

15 September 2022

Researchers from the Swiss Federal Institutes of Technology and the Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology (Eawag) have developed a...

The fight against environmental contamination: a major step forward

29 August 2022

Toxic chemicals are present in the drinking water supplies of more than 200 million Americans. Research has also revealed their presence in some foods...

FOR A RESPONSIBLE AND SUSTAINABLE MANAGEMENT OF QUEBEC'S WATER RESOURCES

26 August 2022

Marc Bishai, a lawyer with the Quebec Center for Environmental Law (QCEL), calls for responsible and sustainable management of Quebec's water resources....

Polio virus in New York City sewage

25 August 2022

New York State public health officials have announced the presence of the polio virus in the city's wastewater. Health experts say this indicates that...

Climate crisis could lead to a water crisis in Quebec City

17 August 2022

According to the new Regional Outlook report by experts from the Ouranos scientific consortium, Quebec could possibly experience water shortages in the...

GLOBAL WARMING AND CANADIAN LAKES

16 August 2022

The consequences of global warming and violent winds do not spare the world's lakes in general and those of Canada in particular. The latter are heating...

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