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Pollution

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!

Cars driving through thick smog

How Vehicles Pollute the Air

Learn how vehicles affect air quality, including their contribution to smog.

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Chris Murray

Associate Professor (Physics)

I teach undergraduate physics and conduct research in biopolymers and environmental technology.
Andrea Brack recycling at work

Andrea Brack

Environmental and Regulatory Team Coordinator

I lead a team of environmental professionals at a large petrochemical manufacturing facility.
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Pamela Power (she/her)

Water Resources Specialist

I provide technical review of projects that may affect water resources to ensure your community’s rights and interests are being considered and protected.
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Yetong Dong

Research Assistant/Graduate Student

I am studying to become a scientific researcher.
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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Green Careers

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

Frothing water

Earth Month: Water

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

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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
Steve Fletcher

Steve Fletcher

Managing Director

I am the Managing Director of the Automotive Recyclers of Canada.
Factory smokestacks

Let's Talk Pollution Resources

Discover a set of resources designed to get you thinking about pollution.

The three RADARSAT Constellation Mission spacecraft

7 ways Satellites Help Fight Climate Change

Discover 7 ways satellite Earth observation helps fight climate change.

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Diversity of Canada’s Marine Coastal Habitats

Learn about the plants and animals in Canada’s marine coastal habitats, and what you can do to protect them.

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Ashley Noseworthy

CEO/Founder of Edgewise Environmental

I own and operate an environmental consultancy that helps companies reduce their underwater noise pollution.