Dip your toes into World Water Day
Water is one of the most essential elements on our planet. Almost nine per cent, or 891,163 square kilometres, of Canada's total area is covered by fresh water. Our country's portion of the Great Lakes alone makes up nearly 10 per cent of the freshwater area in Canada. Each year, Canada's rivers release seven per cent of the world's renewable water supply.
From Campbell River Estuary in British Columbia to the Grand Codroy Estuary in Newfoundland and Labrador, the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) has been working to protect watersheds and wetland areas across Canada. Watch the video below to learn more: