All the Great Lakes are at, or close to, record highs. But it is us, not the water, that needs to move out of the way.
Canadians are more concerned about the environment than ever before. Here's how to judge a party leader's perspective on protecting biodiversity.
If nothing is done now, seas could rise a metre by 2100, and four metres by 2300.
A 2006 Supreme Court ruling created widespread confusion about which wetlands and other waters are federally protected. The Trump administration's latest action isn't likely to clear things up.
The boreal forest is being reshaped by wildfire. As climate change intensifies wildfire activity, the boreal forest will likely become a carbon source.
A filmmaker, her students and community partners create a multi-platform documentary and study guide to teach swamp literacy and care through a trip into the Everglades.
Petroleum exploration in Alberta has disturbed more than 1,900 sq. km of wetlands in Alberta, boosting emissions of methane: a potent greenhouse gas.
As climate change threatens to bring more sudden rainstorms, we need to rethink the way we manage water.
It's been years in the making, but Adani's controversial Queensland coal mine is finally shovel-ready. Yet significant scientific questions remain, such as the impact on the region's aquifers.
Federal and state agencies are carrying out a 35-year, multi-billion-dollar plan to restore Florida's Everglades, but have not factored sea level rise or other climate change impacts into their plans.
With partnerships between landowners, the government and businesses, South Africa can invest in its wetlands and boost the country's potable water reserves.
Far more megafauna species use coastal wetlands than we thought. And it affects the way we need to address the extinction crisis.
Phragmites australis, an invasive reed, has taken over wetlands across the US. But it also stabilizes shorelines and harbors many fish and birds. Is it time to compromise with this alien?
One surprising potential benefit of sea-level rise is it helps coastal wetlands store more carbon.
Wetlands are disappearing rapidly - but new data and technologies are revolutionising our knowledge.
It's time for farmers to embrace the wetland instead of draining it.
Rising sea levels won't be solved by trying to fix the coast in place. For a defence from coastal flooding, we need to step back.
Marshes, swamps and other kinds of wetlands provide valuable services, such as effective natural flood control. But they are being destroyed for development in many parts of the world.
The Trump administration wants to end federal protection under the Clean Water Act for many small streams and wetlands. But as a geoscientist explains, these are critical parts of large river systems.
Agriculture and the environment don't need to be at odds with each other. They are more closely interdependent than we realize.