The sustainable and inclusive development of the St. Lawrence River is essential. A prolonged laissez-faire attitude will have harmful consequences on people and the environment.
Coastal erosion along the St. Lawrence River has economic, social and cultural impacts.
Flame retardants are added to consumer products — and end up in the environment and harming aquatic wildlife.
Popular belief suggests the highest tides in the St. Lawrence River are reached around the equinoxes. In truth, they arrive close to the solstices.
The tourist appeal of the St. Lawrence River dates to the 19th century. Residents and summer visitors have rubbed shoulders ever since, but not necessarily shared the same ideas about its attractions.
The common eider nests in colonies on islands of the St. Lawrence estuary. The down that the female duck takes to fill her nest has exceptional insulating properties.
Climate change is causing the deep waters in parts of the St. Lawrence River to lose their oxygen, and it’s damaging the health of the ecosystem.