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Environmental Science

Student uses a pipet to extract DNA with other students looking on.

Fish Market Survey

Senior biology students use a DNA barcoding kit to test local grocery store fish samples, and discover if the fish they bought is mislabeled and part of food fraud!

Tomatosphere

Tomatosphere™

Through Tomatosphere™, your students will investigate the effects of outer space on the germination of tomato seeds. This is a hands-on program that builds scientific inquiry and experimentation skills.

Isabel Hilgendag in the fileld collecting samples in the Arctic

Isabel Hilgendag

MSc Student (Biology)

I look for heavy metals, such as mercury, in Arctic marine animals, to ensure they are safe to eat.
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Ryan Mitchell

Hatchery Supervisor

My job is to supervise the daily workflow at our salmon hatchery.
Daryl Lawes in front of one of Seaspan’s many tugboats supporting marine transportation.

Daryl Lawes

Environment Manager

I am responsible for all aspects of environmental protection, performance, and regulatory compliance for Seaspan Shipyards.
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Corie Houldsworth

Inspector

I perform inspections of worksites where radiation is used, stored or transported.
Clair Poulin hiking near wetland area

Claire Poulin

Zebrafish Researcher/Pre-Med Student

I am researching how Zebrafish respond to lower oxygen levels in their environment.
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Graham Ballachey

Vice President, Engineering

I manage and oversee all the engineering work for a lithium mine development company.
Hayleigh Conway laying on map of NWT and pointing to Inuvik on the map. Taken on GIS Day 2017.

Hayleigh Conway (she/her)

Geomatics Technician

I make maps that help answer questions about the health of the environment in the Western Arctic.
Jessica Rideout

Jessica Rideout

Quarry Materials Compliance Officer

I inspect quarries to ensure that they are operated in compliance with provincial regulations.
Dr. Jackie Dawson doing field research on Beechy Island, Nunavut.

Jackie Dawson (she/her/they)

Professor and Canada Research Chair

I work with large teams of academics, Inuit knowledge holders, and decision makers to understand the risks and solutions to environmental change.
Earth with thermometer

Let's Talk Climate Change: Resources

Discover a set of resources to give you background knowledge on climate change.

Sunrise over a farm field with wind turbines

Earth Month: Careers

Discover some of the many STEM-focused careers dealing with the environment and climate change.

Tamara Krawchenko à l'extérieur

Tamara Krawchenko (she/her)

University Professor and Public Policy Researcher

I research how we can change our economy so it has a lower carbon footprint.
Amanda McCallum

Amanda McCallum

Geologist, Communication Specialist, Business Owner

I'm a prospecting geologist, a science communication specialist and business owner.