Canada is a wealthy country, but deplorable conditions still persist in hundreds of First Nations, Metis and Inuit communities.
Researchers receive $500,000 in CANARIE funding to link environmental information about the North.
New study finds increased mercury level Arctic marine birds due to climate change.
University of Calgary’s Aidan Hollis suggests user fees could effectively limit use of non-human antibiotics.
Waterloo’s Wind Energy Group looks to bring the power of wind to a remote community in Northern Ontario.
If we’re serious about creating partnerships between science and business, we have to support the best scientists so they are competitive with any around the world.
Shared by wwfcanada on Oct 13, 2011 WWF-Canada‘s species expert, Dr. Peter Ewins, went up to Tremblay Sound in Nunavut, Canada, to help researchers tag narwhal with GPS radio collars so that they can monitor their movements and analyze how climate change is affecting their behaviours. Related articles Scientists launch arctic search to find narwhals (cbsnews.com) Tracking of […]
A mid-March report — A Forest of Blue: Canada’s Boreal Forest, the World’s Waterkeeper — focuses on the health of our vast northern forest ecosystem, which covers 60% of Canada’s land mass. Issued by the Pew Environment Group (a U.S. organization not without controversy in Canada), the study has nonetheless been endorsed by the International Boreal Conservation Science Panel, whose 14 academics include eight of Canada’s most highly respected scientists, such as Dr. David Schindler of the University of Alberta.
Corporate Knights publishes a report entitled “The 2011 Most Sustainable Cities in Canada” . See if your cities made the list. Criteria indicators include: Ecological Integrity, Economic Security, Governance & Empowerment, Infrastructure & Built Environment, and Social Well-being.