Kyle Elliott

Mercury decline in seabirds due to diet, not emission controls

Published: 24Nov2017

For 47 years, biologists have plucked eggs from seabird nests along the British Columbia coast. Many of the eggs were collected from remote rocky islands surrounded by some of the world’s roughest...

World Economic Forum Young Scientists Class of 2017 celebrates breakthrough talent from across the globe

Published: 11Jul2017

The World Economic Forum announced its 2017 class of 55 Young Scientists, assembling a distinguished cohort of top talent making an impact on research as diverse as quantum and computer science,...

Bacteria control levels of dangerous pollutant in seabirds

Published: 21Dec2016

Despite ongoing global pollution, researchers Kyle Elliott (Natural Resource Sciences) and John Elliott (Environment Canada) have discovered that levels of mercury in seabirds off the coast of B.C....

Bacteria control levels of dangerous pollutant in seabirds

Published: 16Dec2016

Despite ongoing global pollution, researchers have discovered that levels of mercury in seabirds off the coast of B.C. have remained relatively stable over the past 50 years. Surprisingly, mercury...

$1.2 M for McGill from CFI John R. Evans Leaders Fund

Published: 15Apr2016

McGill Newsroom To support six research projects in fields from neuroscience to food safety and Arctic ecosystems

Flameproof falcons and hawks

Published: 22Apr2015

A Cooper’s hawk, found in Greater Vancouver, is the most polluted wild bird that has been found anywhere in the world.