Human effect on the ecosystem

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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!
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Fish Market Survey

Photo of Shayla taken at the federally owned Esquimalt Graving Dock.

Shayla Brown

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Job Title
Environmental Coordinator
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Shayla Brown

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Introduction to Freshwater Wetlands

Learn about the geology, chemistry and ecology of freshwater wetlands.
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Introduction to Freshwater Wetlands

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Edith Tobe

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Job Title
Executive Director
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Edith Tobe

Krysten Rutherford

Krysten Rutherford

Education Pathway
Job Title
PhD Candidate, Oceanography
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Krysten Rutherford

Hollee Heal sur un site de travail

Hollee Heal

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Job Title
Health, Safety, Environmental Coordinator
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Hollee Heal

Melony Catana

Melony Catana

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Job Title
Environmental Technologist & CEO
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Melony Catana

Heather Orr | Gestionnaire de projet, digue à stériles

Heather Orr

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Job Title
Project Manager
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Heather Orr

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Brittany Tuttle

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Job Title
Planner
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Brittany Tuttle

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The Solutioneers Week 5: Chemical Bonding

This week's episodes and hands-on activity explore some cool chemistry!
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The Solutioneers Week 5: Chemical Bonding

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Krista Pooley

Education Pathway
Job Title
Environmental Assessment Coordinator
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Krista Pooley

plastic food containers, trays and food packaging made from polystyrene

Polystyrene: The Pros, the Cons, the Chemistry

Learn the organic chemistry behind this very useful plastic. Why is recycling polystyrene hard? Why does polystyrene often end up as solid waste?
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Polystyrene: The Pros, the Cons, the Chemistry

Bird near a wind farm

How do Wind Farms Affect Birds and Bats?

Wind energy generates a lot of electricity in Canada. But wind turbines can be dangerous for wildlife.
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How do Wind Farms Affect Birds and Bats?

A beaver looks up from the water. Image © Jillian Cooper, iStockPhoto.com

Canadian Invaders!

Beavers are a Canadian symbol. But in South America, they’re considered an invasive species.
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Canadian Invaders!