The Overview also addresses emerging environmental issues in the River: nutrient overload in Lake Saint-Pierre, acidification of the waters of the Gulf of St. Lawrence, and the impacts of climate change on the River's tributaries.
Learn more about the state of the St. Lawrence River and the work of the St. Lawrence Action Plan by watching our series of video vignettes focussed on monitoring of the St. Lawrence River:
- Is the St. Lawrence River healthy?
- The Northern Gannet helps scientists study the health of the St. Lawrence
- Researching invertebrates in the St. Lawrence River