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Environment - Health - 25.04.2024 - Today
University of Waterloo experts on wildfires
The University of Waterloo has experts prepared to provide insights on various aspects of the 2024 wildfire season, including wildfire risk, fire spread, computer modelling of fires, the impact on industry, changes to the quality of air and water and the associated health risks.

Environment - Innovation - 24.04.2024
Transforming environmental studies into global climate action with AI solution
Transforming environmental studies into global climate action with AI solution

Environment - Campus - 22.04.2024
A climate change diploma for every grad student

Environment - Career - 22.04.2024
Weather extremes and adapting to an increasingly dangerous world
Weather extremes and adapting to an increasingly dangerous world
On a sweltering summer day, kids run across a soccer field as winds swirl and dark clouds form in the distance.

Environment - Social Sciences - 22.04.2024
'We need everybody': Mitigating climate change requires creativity, thinking differently
’We need everybody’: Mitigating climate change requires creativity, thinking differently

Environment - Campus - 22.04.2024
UVic reaches STARS Platinum sustainability rating
UVic reaches STARS Platinum sustainability rating

Campus - Environment - 18.04.2024
Ehab Abouheif named Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

Environment - Earth Sciences - 17.04.2024
Marine fossil record reveals climate change insights
Marine fossil record reveals climate change insights
As ocean temperatures continue to rise due to climate change, marine plankton may be the newest candidate to act as an oceanic early alert system.

Environment - Economics - 16.04.2024
Getting a Grip on Canada’s Top Climate Cost - Municipal Flooding

Environment - Social Sciences - 16.04.2024
Helping municipalities cope with flooding
Helping municipalities cope with flooding

Environment - 11.04.2024
Campus garden initiatives can help grow the next generation of environmental change-makers
Researchers at McGill University found student-led initiatives can transform students' mindsets and develop their skills and confidence as agents of larger-scale change.

Environment - Innovation - 10.04.2024
Mechatronics in Motion: SFU Engineering students gear up for Tanzania fieldwork
Mechatronics in Motion: SFU Engineering students gear up for Tanzania fieldwork

Agronomy / Food Science - Environment - 03.04.2024
Where the wild bees are-and aren't-impacts food supply
Where the wild bees are-and aren’t-impacts food supply
Honey bees-plump, fuzzy and famed for their honey-making-capture the popular imagination. Yet, wild bees are equally vital for pollination and, by some measures, outshine honey bees as pollinators.

Economics - Environment - 03.04.2024
New study suggests chemical companies hiding pollution under our noses
Research co-led by Ivey Business School's Tima Bansal sheds light on corporate environmental dodging It's been long known that chemical companies, which are among the largest polluters worldwide, tend to offshore or outsource their polluting activities. But, a new study,  Sweeping it under the rug: Positioning and managing pollution-intensive activities in organizational hierarchies  shows that chemical companies may have found another way to hide their pollution: in their own subsidiaries.

Earth Sciences - Environment - 03.04.2024
Antarctic expedition collects more than scientific data
Antarctic expedition collects more than scientific data
Arts Research Waterloo professor captures valuable experiential knowledge generated through interdisciplinary collaboration Research activity often includes social and instructional interactions, especially when researchers and students from multiple disciplines collaborate on a project.

Life Sciences - Environment - 03.04.2024
How do animals react to a solar eclipse?
Most humans are itching to catch a glimpse of the upcoming solar eclipse. But for some wildlife, this unique cosmic event is more likely to befuddle than bewitch.

Environment - Campus - 02.04.2024
Changing the climate of discourse in academia
Changing the climate of discourse in academia
University of Waterloo researchers discuss the challenges faced by researchers amid rising antagonism in climate science discourse Climate change is real and human activity contributes to the problem.

Health - Environment - 28.03.2024
Global health solution wins top prize at 31st Social Impact Showcase
Global health solution wins top prize at 31st Social Impact Showcase

Environment - Social Sciences - 27.03.2024
The 2024 wildfire season has started - here's what we need to know
The 2024 wildfire season has started - here’s what we need to know

Environment - 27.03.2024
Using pulp and paper waste to scrub carbon from emissions
Researchers at McGill University have come up with an innovative approach to improve the energy efficiency of carbon conversion, using waste material from pulp and paper production.

Health - Environment - 27.03.2024
Western innovators receive Early Researchers Awards
Western innovators receive Early Researchers Awards
10 faculty attract provincial funding for projects focused on health, homelessness and climate change Ten Western faculty members have been recognized with Early Researcher Awards (ERA) , attracting grants from the provincial government.

Environment - Innovation - 25.03.2024
SFU professor leads global roadmap to advance printable sensors for sustainability and quality of life
SFU professor leads global roadmap to advance printable sensors for sustainability and quality of life
A Simon Fraser University professor is helping make strides towards a "sustainable, intelligent world" by propelling printable sensor technologies.

Social Sciences - Environment - 22.03.2024
A ripple becomes a wave: Inspiring water activism
A ripple becomes a wave: Inspiring water activism

Environment - Economics - 22.03.2024
Waterloo hosts inaugural Hub for Sustainability Integration conference
Waterloo hosts inaugural Hub for Sustainability Integration conference

Environment - Innovation - 21.03.2024
UdeM makes the top 25 in sustainable development

Environment - Social Sciences - 20.03.2024
Pushing Africa's plastic revolution
Pushing Africa’s plastic revolution

Environment - Campus - 20.03.2024
Co-op Students of the Year make meaningful impacts on their workplaces
Co-op Students of the Year make meaningful impacts on their workplaces

Campus - Environment - 19.03.2024
Waterloo recognizes outstanding supervisors of graduate students
Waterloo recognizes outstanding supervisors of graduate students

Environment - Chemistry - 18.03.2024
Researchers awarded more than $37 million
Researchers awarded more than $37 million

Environment - Social Sciences - 18.03.2024
World Water Day film screening
World Water Day film screening

Environment - Pedagogy - 14.03.2024
McGill becomes oldest university in Canada to receive Platinum STARS sustainability rating

Environment - Agronomy / Food Science - 14.03.2024
Sustainable farming practices vital for Ontario's environmental health
Sustainable farming practices vital for Ontario’s environmental health
Farmers need support to adopt farm forests, windbreaks and riparian buffers as environmental best management practices Ontario's agricultural sector plays a significant role in the province's economy.

Health - Environment - 13.03.2024
$107.5 million for eight innovative research projects led by McGill

Innovation - Environment - 13.03.2024
Researchers awarded over $12 million in NSERC Alliance grants

Environment - Health - 13.03.2024
Six new Canada Research Chairs named at Western
Six new Canada Research Chairs named at Western
It comes as no surprise that Western music professor adam patrick bell's office is full of musical instruments, like the mandolin resting on top of an organ, or the electronic drum kit hooked up to headphones so he can play without the sound reverberating through the fourth floor of Talbot College.

History / Archeology - Environment - 12.03.2024
Human activity on Curaçao began centuries earlier than previously believed
Human activity on Curaçao began centuries earlier than previously believed
New research co-led by Simon Fraser University and the National Archaeological Anthropological Memory Management (NAAM Foundation) in Curaçao extends the earliest known human settlement of Curaçao by centuries, adding pieces to the puzzle of pre-Colombian Caribbean history. A team of international partners have been collaborating on the C uraçao Cultural Landscape Project since 2018 to understand the long-term biodiversity change of the island, and its relationship to human activity.

Environment - Earth Sciences - 11.03.2024
Expert explainer: Is Canada in for another extreme wildfire season?
Expert explainer: Is Canada in for another extreme wildfire season?
In 2023 Canada saw its most devastating wildfire season on record with 18.5 million hectares of forests burned, double the previous worst season in 1989, according to Natural Resources Canada.

Environment - Pedagogy - 08.03.2024
Empowering future engineers through diversity and sustainability
Empowering future engineers through diversity and sustainability

Environment - 29.02.2024
Driving an electric car is cheaper in some parts of Canada than others

Environment - Economics - 29.02.2024
U.S. ski industry suffers $5B hit from climate change
First-of-its-kind study estimates the economic damages climate change has had on the U.S. ski industry over the past two decades The U.S. ski industry has lost more than US$5 billion over the past two decades due to human-caused climate change, according to a new study.

Innovation - Environment - 27.02.2024
Beating the heat without warming the planet 

Architecture - Environment - 26.02.2024
Urban planning: Expanding the frontier for city schools
Urban planner and researcher Juan Torres shares his passion for visionary school design and more inclusive, sustainable communities.

Environment - Health - 21.02.2024
UBC experts on 2024 B.C. budget

Environment - Economics - 21.02.2024
Report makes five recommendations to promote regenerative farming 
Report makes five recommendations to promote regenerative farming 

Environment - Materials Science - 21.02.2024
Outstanding plastic waste research earns prestigious Polanyi Prize

Environment - 20.02.2024
UCalgary, Quantum City, PASQAL partner to advance quantum ecosystem

Environment - Innovation - 15.02.2024
New sustainability projects at Western get seed money
New sustainability projects at Western get seed money

Innovation - Environment - 14.02.2024
Collaboration can advance the greening of materials

Environment - 08.02.2024
Global contest aims to predict peak bloom dates for cherry blossoms
Global contest aims to predict peak bloom dates for cherry blossoms

Environment - Campus - 08.02.2024
Western road salt research tackles ’big interest’ challenge
Study of winter road salt tests multiple formulations against a variety of metals for performance, cost and harmful impacts The crunch of salt underfoot and the stain on your winter boots is all part of a typical Canadian winter.
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