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Vancouver Architect Company Studies Effects of Sea Level Rise

Vancouver’s Bing Thom Architects (BTA) has released a study on sea level rise in Vancouver. The City of Vancouver’s open-data catalogue is accessible via the web, and makes information about the Vancouver shorelines accessible to the public. BTA is using this data to study Vancouver coastlines, and possible implications for infrastructure when taking into account […]

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The Human Face of Climate Change: The Public Health Perspective

The SFU Faculty of Health Sciences and Climate Change Impacts Consortium invites you to a special talk by Dr. John M. Balbus – “The Human Face of Climate Change: The Public Health Perspective”. Tuesday May 3, 2010 9:30 – 10:30 am SFU Burnaby Campus Blusson Hall Room TBD John M. Balbus, MD, MPH,is a senior […]

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Kenya attempting mass relocation of species to combat drought-stricken country

Kenya attempting mass relocation of species to combat drought-stricken country

Kenya wildlife rangers are attempting a historic mass relocation of zebra and wildebeest across the country in an attempt to provide food for starving carnivores. Extreme drought in the region has caused many herbivores such as zebra and wildebeest to die, leaving little to no prey for hyenas and lions to feed on. The starving […]

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Pacific Climate Seminar Series: An Outside-the-Box Approach to Climate Change Negotiations – April 28, 2010

DATE:          Wednesday, April 28, 2010 TIME:          3:30 – 4:30 pm PLACE:        Social Sciences and Mathematics Bldg. Room A120, University of Victoria SPEAKER:   Dr. Barry Carin, Associate Director, Centre for Global Studies, University of Victoria and Senior Fellow, Centre for International Governance Innovation TITLE:          An Outside-the-Box Approach to Climate Change Negotiations Abstract: There is little hope […]

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Sorry Canada, we’ve had to cancel winter…

Sorry Canada, but winter has been cancelled. There’s just no snow. It’s the first time no snowfall has been recorded in the city of Toronto since record keeping began in 1845, reports The Canadian Press. Toronto normally averages 40 cm of snow in March – the previous low in the city was 1.2 cm in […]

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Deep and Prolonged Freeze in Mongolia Leaves Millions of Livestock Dead

Mongolia is suffering the worst winter most locals can ever remember. Aid agencies are calling it a ‘slowly unfolding disaster’ as record low temperatures continue to devastate nomadic herder communities, reports the BBC. The government says over 4.5 million animals have died as a result of the extreme temperatures, sometimes dipping as low as -40oC. […]

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Tuna, Tuskers and Tigers All at Risk

Tuna, Tuskers and Tigers All at Risk

DOHA (AFP) – Atlantic bluefin tuna is in crisis and meets the criteria for a total ban on international trade, the head of the UN wildlife trade organization said this past Saturday in opening a 13-day meeting, reports the AFP. Besides the sharply disputed proposal on bluefin, the Convention will debate the status of African […]

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Job Opening: Project Lead for Alberta Climate Dialogue

Job Opening: Project Lead for Alberta Climate Dialogue Alberta Climate Dialogue (ABCD) is a new project to engage citizens and stakeholders in climate change planning and action at the municipal and also provincial levels, using tools of deliberative democracy. The Project Lead will play a pivotal role in ensuring the successful launch and deployment of this innovative […]

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