Beyond Local: Indigenous youth are playing a key role in solving urgent water issues – Guelph Today

Beyond Local: Indigenous youth are playing a key role in solving urgent water issues – Guelph Today

by ahnationtalk on April 19, 202158 Views

Youth from Music for the Spirit & Indigenous Visual Arts used different artistic media accompanied by stories to describe their relationships with water

Unsolved environmental problems, a national mandate to uphold treaty responsibilities and a new appreciation for positive treaty relationships are leading some water researchers to consider new approaches to their work. They are examining how water monitoring practices that are conventionally considered strong, can be improved.

Recent research examined how water quality monitoring in the lower Grand River and nearby Lake Erie can inform management to address prolific growth of nuisance algae. Nuisance algae affect wildlife habitats and fishing, as well as swimming and boating. This work is part of the Lake Futures Group at the University of Waterloo and Global Water Futures, Canada’s largest water research collaboration.

Read More: https://www.guelphtoday.com/around-ontario/beyond-local-indigenous-youth-are-playing-a-key-role-in-solving-urgent-water-issues-3570259

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