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Human effect on the ecosystem

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!

Nancy Duquet-Harvey standing next to Agnico Eagle gold mine sign, at Meadowbank, Nunavut.

Nancy Duquet-Harvey

Environmental Superintendent

I make sure that we don't harm the environment with our mining activities.
Sara Knox headshot

Sara Knox (she/her)

Assistant Professor (biometeorology)

I study ways to restore and protect ecosystems to help fight climate change.
Christy Hipel headshot

Christy Hipel

Account Solutions (Sales)

I contact potential clients to help them understand how we can help them address their environmental problems.
Yetong Dong headshot wearing lab coat

Yetong Dong

Research Assistant/Graduate Student

I am studying to become a scientific researcher.
Adrienne Ethier

Adrienne Ethier

Environmental Risk Assessment Specialist

I am responsible for evaluating potential exposure risks to people and the environment near nuclear facilities and mines.
Bee pollinating blueberry flowers

Bee Helpers

Students will learn about the importance of bees and the human impacts on bee populations.

Daryl Lawes

Daryl Lawes

Environment Manager

I am responsible for all aspects of environmental protection, performance, and regulatory compliance for Seaspan Shipyards.
Dr. Jackie Dawson faisant des recherches sur le terrain sur l'île Beechy, 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.

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.
Green leaf inside

Earth Month: Green Energy

An overview of environmentally-friendly ways to generate electricity and power our vehicles

Flood water with traffic sign submerged.

Earth Month: Climate Change

Discover the probable causes, likely effects, and potential ways to mitigate climate change.

Frothing water

Earth Month: Water

Discover the issues surrounding water today, and learn what you can do to help.

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.