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  • The Real Wealth of the Mackenzie Region | Blue Economy Initiative
    Instruments for Water Management in Canada Case Studies and Barriers to Implementation 2011 Going With the Flow Natural Capital in B C s Lower Mainland Ontario s wealth Canada s future The Real Wealth of the Mackenzie Region RESOURCE Library The Real Wealth of the Mackenzie Region Assessing the Natural Capital Values of a Northern Boreal Ecosystem By Sara Wilson and Mark Anielski for Canadian Boreal Initiative 2010 Download the

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    Green Infrastructure Efficiency Governance and Policy Water Energy Food Nexus Water Economics Other Blue Economy Initiative Reports Related Resource Better by the Drop Revealing the Value in Canadian Agriculture Slide Presentation The featured slide presentation provides a snapshot of the Better by the Drop report Please view in slide show mode to ensure that animations and hyperlinks are optimized Download Complete Report 4 6MB Related Resource Agriculture and Water Sustainability in Canada Roundtable Workshop Report Download Complete Report 0 5MB Report Roundtable Event Report Canada as the Water Solutions Country By Blue Economy Initiative March 2013 On March 4 2013 the Blue Economy Initiative BEI convened a panel event Canada as the Water Solutions Country Defining the Opportunities in Toronto Download Complete Report 3 3MB Report Better by the Drop Revealing the value of water in Canadian agriculture By Hanspeter Hans Schreier and Chris Wood June 2013 June 2013 This new Blue Economy Initiative report looks at Canada s opportunity to increase its agricultural output while ensuring the long term sustainability of our fresh water resources This report recommends implementing strategies typically associated with the world of finance Download Complete Report 5 0MB Report Canada as the Water Solutions Country Defining the Opportunities By David Crane May 2013 This paper is designed to frame and advance a national conversation around Canada s opportunities to become a global leader in water sustainability and innovation It identifies Canada s current water strengths and capabilities as well as gaps that need to be filled in order to engender Download Complete Report 1 1MB Télécharger le rapport complet 1 2MB Report The Blue Economy Risks and Opportunities in Addressing the Global Water Crisis By David Henderson and Nicholas R Parker 2012 In this article David Henderson and Nicholas Parker highlight the importance of developing

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    its partner organizations Filter by All Blue Economy Initiative Reports Ecological Goods and Services Green Infrastructure Efficiency Governance and Policy Water Energy Food Nexus Water Economics Other Ecological Goods and Services Resource Measuring Water Use in a Green Economy By UNEP Working Group on Water Efficiency for the International Resource Panel 2012 Ecosystem services which also require water to function should be considered within resource accounting approaches to establish the links between resource efficiency biodiversity and ecosystem services Download Complete Report 3 9MB Resource A Forest of Blue Canada s Boreal By Pew Boreal Trust 2011 This analysis is the first compilation of decades of research on Canadian boreal water reserves from diverse sources Canada s boreal is the most intact forest remaining on earth Download Complete Report 7 5MB Resource Natural Capital in B C s Lower Mainland Valuing the Benefits From Nature By Sara Wilson for the David Suzuki Foundation 2010 This report examines the extent of natural capital forests fields wetlands and waterways in B C s Lower Mainland region and estimates non market economic values for some of the benefits these ecosystems provide Download Complete Report 4 2MB Resource The Real Wealth of the Mackenzie Region

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    Reports Ecological Goods and Services Green Infrastructure Efficiency Governance and Policy Water Energy Food Nexus Water Economics Other Green Infrastructure Efficiency Resource Banking on Green A look at how green infrastructure can save municipalities money and provide economic benefits community wide By American Rivers American Society of Landscape Architects ECONorthwest Water Environment Federation 2012 This report focuses on the economic impacts caused by polluted urban runoff also known as stormwater a significantly growing source of water pollution in the United States Download Complete Report 7 2MB Resource Green Cities Great Lakes Using green infrastructure to reduce combined sewer overflows By Ecojustice 2008 This investigative report highlights innovative green solutions that could stop billions of litres of raw sewage from fouling the Great Lakes each year Download Complete Report 2 4MB Resource Clean Water Green Jobs A Stimulus Package for Sustainable Water Infrastructure Investments By Forum for Leadership on Water FLOW in partnership with the Canadian Water and Wastewater Association Alliance for Water Efficiency and POLIS Water Sustainability Project 2008 This report makes the case that government spending on sustainable water infrastructure can stimulate the economy and create jobs The plan focuses on repairing and renewing existing water infrastructure restoring green

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    does not constitute endorsement by the Blue Economy Initiative or its partner organizations Filter by All Blue Economy Initiative Reports Ecological Goods and Services Green Infrastructure Efficiency Governance and Policy Water Energy Food Nexus Water Economics Other Governance and Policy Resource Water Security A Primer By the Program on Water Governance 2010 This policy primer was developed as a tool for Improved Water Governance for Watersheds The purpose of the primer is to explain the concept of water security and illustrate how it can be put to use in Canada Download Complete Report 0 7MB Resource Changing Currents Water Sustainability and the Future of Canada s Natural Resource Sectors By the National Roundtable on Environment and Economy NRTEE 2010 With development of the natural resource sectors on the rise this NRTEE report considers whether Canada has enough water to support economic growth while maintaining the health of our country s ecosystems Download Complete Report 5 2MB Resource The Water Opportunity for Ontario By BLOOM and XPV Capital 2010 This report prepared in collaboration with several key organizations provides a compelling vision and a road map intended to enable Ontario to become a leader in innovative technologies and sustainable water solutions

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  • Library | Blue Economy Initiative
    of the Mackenzie Region Library Library Water Energy Food Nexus The Blue Economy Initiative library contains PDFs from other organizations that help inform the dialogue on water and the economy in Canada Inclusion of these documents does not constitute endorsement by the Blue Economy Initiative or its partner organizations Filter by All Blue Economy Initiative Reports Ecological Goods and Services Green Infrastructure Efficiency Governance and Policy Water Energy Food Nexus

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    on Economy and Environment NRT 2012 In January 2012 NRT held a National Water Forum that brought together experts from across Canada to discuss recommendations from an earlier document Charting a Course Sustainable Water Use by Canada s Natural Resource Sectors and to provide advice on how these recommendations could Download Complete Report 0 4MB Télécharger le rapport complet 0 5MB Resource Resource Revolution Meeting the world s energy materials food and water needs By McKinsey Global Institute 2011 This comprehensive analysis by McKinsey Company anticipates global demands on water withdrawals to increase from 4 500 billion cubic metres in 2010 to 6 350 billion cubic metres in 2030 with 65 of this incremental increase attributed to increased agricultural Download Complete Report 2 6MB Resource Charting a Course Sustainable Water Use by Canada s Resource Sectors By the National Round Table on Environment and Economy NRT 2011 This new report by the National Round Table calls for a fresh approach to water supply management for natural resource sectors in Canada It provides analysis of trends in water use and intensity for Canada s natural resource sectors and projections to 2030 Download Complete Report 5 5MB Resource Worth Every Penny A Primer on Conservation Oriented Water Pricing By the Polis Project on Ecological Governance 2010 This primer provides an overview of conservation oriented water pricing for decision makers water utilities and service providers in Canada Download Complete Report 1 9MB Resource Assessing Water Risk A Practical Approach for Financial Institutions By World Wildlife Fund International and German development bank DEG 2011 Out of more than 300 companies studied as part of the report 191 showed high potential business risks related to freshwater The newly developed water risk filter system in the report is intended to identify water related risks at an

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    Canada s future The Real Wealth of the Mackenzie Region Library Library Other The Blue Economy Initiative library contains PDFs from other organizations that help inform the dialogue on water and the economy in Canada Inclusion of these documents does not constitute endorsement by the Blue Economy Initiative or its partner organizations Filter by All Blue Economy Initiative Reports Ecological Goods and Services Green Infrastructure Efficiency Governance and Policy Water Energy Food Nexus Water Economics Other Other Report Wastewater Win Win An unlikely resource could cut costs for industry and have municipalities seeing dollar signs By Kerry Freek October 2012 This third article in the series of BEI spotlight series discusses the opportunities and benefits of wastewater reuse Download Complete Report 0 9MB Report The Perfect Storm Furious storms and more frequent flooding are causing water damage insurance claims to skyrocket How can cash strapped municipalities compensate for insufficient infrastructure The answer may be easier and cheaper than you think By Kerry Freek September 14 2012 This 2nd article in the BEI spotlight series highlights the benefits of low impact development in managing stormwater Download Complete Report 2 1MB Report To Market We Go Water quality trading treats pollution as

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