conservation

Borrowing a leaf from biology to preserve threatened languages

Published: 13Dec2017

One of the world’s 7,000 languages vanishes every other week, and half – including scores of indigenous North American languages -- might not survive the 21st century, experts say. To preserve as...

Measuring protection of the world’s rivers

Published: 10Nov2016

To  what extent are the world’s rivers protected?  ...

Protecting life’s tangled ecological webs

Published: 9May2017

Ecosystems are a complex web of interactions. These ecological networks are being reorganized by extinctions and colonization events caused by human impacts, such as climate change and habitat...

Science Documentary Film: Kingdom of the Seahorse

11Nov201215:00
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Documentary film Kingdom of the Seahorse (NOVA, 2003): Seahorses' extraordinary looks and surprising behavior have earned them a mythic stature, one that now puts them in peril.

STANDD (Centre for Society, Technology and Development) Seminar

27Mar201512:30
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“Intersecting interests or corporate paradox? Mining, conservation and sustainable development at the 2014 IUCN World Parks Congress”

Humphries named McGill Northern Research Chair

Published: 1Nov2016

Today at a press conference in Quebec City, the Institut Nordique du Quebec (INQ) announced three Northern Research Chairs, as well as a newly recruited Science and Innovation Director, Louis Fortier.