• Navigating the Ethics of River Tourism in the Canadian Arctic

    Navigating the Ethics of River Tourism in the Canadian Arctic

    Nancy Doubleday

    Researchers worked with tourists and Indigenous groups to explore how these communities create the “nature” of a Canadian Arctic riverscape through distinct perspectives and practices, as a way to foster understanding and mutual respect for diverse...

  • Using Recuperative Thickening Technology to Boost Biogas Production

    Using Recuperative Thickening Technology to Boost Biogas Production

    David Latulippe

    Wastewater treatment is complex, expensive, and uses a lot of energy. High performance technologies, such as recuperative thickening techniques, can help wastewater treatment facilities reduce their energy consumption on-site by generating biogas, a...

  • Raising Awareness of Human Interconnections with the Sea

    Raising Awareness of Human Interconnections with the Sea

    Chris Myhr

    This artistic research produced a film and exhibition titled Approaches to Erg which recreated the effect of being underwater in the Halifax Harbour to draw our attention to the dynamic relationships that connect us to the large bodies of water...

  • Effects of Changing Lake Temperatures on Developing Fish Embryos in Lake Huron

    Effects of Changing Lake Temperatures on Developing Fish Embryos in Lake Huron

    Joanna Wilson

    Many industries use lake water to cool their plants and water that returns to the lake can be warmer than the typical lake temperature. In Ontario, Bruce Power’s nuclear generation station uses water from Lake Huron for cooling; the water that is...

  • Assessing Access to Clean Water in Rural Communities

    Assessing Access to Clean Water in Rural Communities

    Sarah Dickson

    Rural, remote and marginalized (RRM) communities can face a lack of clean drinking water and poor sanitation. This research complies a set of indicators to provide an assessment of water security in these communities.

  • Northern Peatland Vulnerability to Wildfires

    Northern Peatland Vulnerability to Wildfires

    James Michael Waddington

    In a drying global climate, northern peatlands (particularly those that have been mined or drained) are at risk for experiencing high-frequency fires and degrading carbon stocks. Mitigating the risk of deep burning through restoration efforts such...