3 results for tag: climate change


2021 International Rainy-Lake of the Woods Watershed Forum

2021 International Rainy-Lake of the Woods Watershed Forum will take place virtually this coming March. Virtual Forum dates: March 10–11, 2021 Abstract Deadline: January 19, 2021. Please get your abstracts in early! See Abstract Submission for submittal requirements. Overview: Professional symposium for researchers and resource managers working in the Rainy-Lake of the Woods Watershed. Themes: Climate change, nutrients & algae, invasive species, paleolimnology, fisheries and more! Two Focus Sessions with moderated town hall style discussions will provide additional interaction opportunity, in addition to the regular ...

World’s Leading Aquatic Scientific Societies Urgently Call for Cuts to Global Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Dire consequences for freshwater and marine resources without significant and fast action Bethesda, MD (September 14, 2020) In an unprecedented statement released today, the North American Lake Management Society (NALMS) joined forces with 111 aquatic scientific societies representing more than 80,000 scientists across the world to sound a climate change alarm.  The societies call for drastically curtailed global greenhouse gas emissions to avoid the worst impacts of man-made climate change to fish and aquatic ecosystems. Unless urgent action is taken to reduce emissions, scientists predict catastrophic impacts to commercial, recreational, and ...

World Water Day 2020: Water and Climate Change

What is World Water Day? World Water Day, held on 22 March every year since 1993, is an annual United Nations Observance focusing on the importance of freshwater. The theme of World Water Day 2020 is water and climate change – and how the two are inextricably linked. For those of us who live, work or play on lakes, we are already seeing the impacts of climate change, from rising water temperatures, loss of winter ice cover, changes in lake stratification, increased evaporation, and more extreme weather events, including droughts and intense rainstorms. Climate change is further complicating already challenging lake protection and ...