A 10-year research study suggests local displacement by human impacts may have more consequences than previously thought for humpback whales.
Scientists are collecting natural specimens in the diverse Flathead River Valley, everything from bugs and birds to mammals and plants.
More than 100 years of data leads to important, but disturbing discovery.
We’re just beginning to realize the full potential of using technology to connect curiosity and concern for the planet with meaningful scientific pursuits.
University of Calgary researcher uses scientific data to help determine ice travel.
Modern research complements traditional First Nations legacy programs in an effort to preserve freshwater salmon in BC.
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.
Scientists have identified four new man-made gases that may be depleting the ozone layer.
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.
(UBC – Feb. 20, 2012) – A growing world population, mixed with the threat of climate change and mounting financial problems, has prompted University of British Columbia researchers to measure the overall ‘health’ of 150 countries around the world. Encompassing both economic and ecological security, high-income countries were ranked among the least healthy overall. Many…
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.
New research shows grizzlies being legally hunted in conservation areas VANCOUVER – Trophy hunters are turning British Columbia’s protected areas into graveyards for grizzlies, despite the province’s reputation as one of the last continental safe havens for the bears, according to new research by the David Suzuki Foundation. The Foundation has identified more than 60…
The Environmental Studies Association of Canada is pleased to announce the re-launch of their brand-new website! The new design represents a sleeker, more streamlined way of presenting information to the public. It is updated frequently with important news, upcoming conferences, call for papers and other events that may be of relevant interest to environmental academics….