New research by Zia Mehrabi, Erle C. Ellis and Navin Ramankutty explores the “Half-Earth” project and how it would affect our food supplies.
Congratulations to Dr. Hannah Wittman on her promotion to Full Professor, effective July 1, 2018.
This August, IRES Professor David Boyd takes on the role of Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment for the UN Human Rights Council. In this Q+A, he discusses priorities for his three-year mandate, and where Canada fits into the international context.
Congratulations to Dr. Mark Johnson on his promotion to Full Professor, effective July 1, 2018.
In this op-ed in The Conversation, Lucy Rodina and Kieran Findlater discuss water shortages in Cape Town and the importance of creating water-resilient cities.
Liz Williams and Kieran Findlater are the 2017/2018 recipients of the Freda Pagani Award for Outstanding Master’s Thesis and the Freda Pagani Award for Outstanding PhD Dissertation
Megan Callahan and Lucy Rodina are the 2017/2018 recipients of the Les Lavkulich Graduate Student Fellowship and the Les Lavkulich Outstanding Leadership and Service award
RES PhD Candidate Ivana Zelenika explains the effectiveness of different recycling and waste sorting methods, and the impact trained volunteers can have on reducing contamination in waste streams
IRES Professor David Boyd discusses the ubiquitous nature of plastic waste and the urgent need for a global solution in an op-ed for the Ottawa Citizen.
Congratulations to Nicole Wilson, Mollie Chapman, Justin Ritchie, Arielle Swett!