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Ecology

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.
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.
Terra MacDonald at aquaculture site holding farmed salmon.

Terra MacDonald (she/her)

Veterinarian and Fish Health Manager

As the veterinarian for Mowi Canada West, I care for the salmon at all life stages, from egg to harvest.
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.
Chris Derksen en train de faire ses recherches sur le terrain en Arctique.

Chris Derksen (he/his)

Climate Scientist

I use satellite data and climate models to understand how climate change is impacting snow and ice across Canada.
Viviana Ramirez-Luna dehors en hiver

Viviana Ramirez-Luna (she/her)

Environmental Entrepreneur

I founded (and run) a consulting company to help businesses, communities, and organizations reduce the waste they produce
Kirstyn Nygren à la salmoniculture

Kirstyn Nygren

Environmental Specialist

I am part of a team that monitors the water quality around our salmon farms.
Michelle Franze dans un petit avion.

Michelle Franze (she/her)

Manager of Communications, Partnerships and Community Relations

I provide internal and external communications for the BC Salmon Farmers Association.
Ashley Noseworthy avec l'océan derrière elle

Ashley Noseworthy

CEO/Founder of Edgewise Environmental

I own and operate an environmental consultancy that helps companies reduce their underwater noise pollution.
Jordan Frizzley tenant un gros saumon

Jordan Joseph Frizzley (he/him)

Salmon Brood-site Technician

My job is producing the next generation of salmon for aquaculture.
Magali Houde

Magali Houde (she/her)

Research Scientist

I lead projects that look at the impacts of pollution on aquatic environments.
Patty Simpson

Patty Simpson (she/her)

Environmental Coordinator

As the head of the Environment Department at a uranium mine, it is my responsibility to make sure that the mine does not pollute the surrounding environment.
Cuvier's beaked whales

Are Whales Beaching Themselves Stressed By Sonar?

Read about why sonar could be causing some whales to beach themselves.

Rohan Hakimi headshot

Rohan Hakimi

Environmental Engineer, Integrated Water Management

I am an environmental engineer working to create sustainable storm water management and to protect our water resources.