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Green Careers


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

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Dominique Poulin

Career Profiles

Mission Scientist

I am in charge of a mission whose goal is to acquire data from space, to monitor water quality in coastal areas and inland waters (e.g. algae).
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Bhupesh Chohan (he/him)

Career Profiles

Laboratory Supervisor

I supervise and manage a laboratory that tests environmental samples for organic compounds.
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Plastic-Eating Bacteria: Nature's Recyclers


Learn how bacteria can help solve the world’s plastic problem.

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Chris Murray

Career Profiles

Associate Professor (Physics)

I teach undergraduate physics and conduct research in biopolymers and environmental technology.
Pamela Power

Pamela Power (she/her)

Career Profiles

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.
Andrea Brack

Andrea Brack

Career Profiles

Environmental and Regulatory Team Coordinator

I lead a team of environmental professionals at a large petrochemical manufacturing facility.
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Tristan Lecompte

Career Profiles

Environmental Program Officer

I interpret and communicate pollution data collected by the National Pollutant Release Inventory (NPRI).
Isabel Hilgendag

Isabel Hilgendag

Career Profiles

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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How Vehicles Pollute the Air


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

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Yetong Dong

Career Profiles

Research Assistant/Graduate Student

I am studying to become a scientific researcher.
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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.
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Let's Talk Pollution Resources


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