Dr. Matthew Mitchell is featured in France 24 and says fumes from wildfires have acute or chronic effects on the health of wildlife.
Dr. Jiaying Zhou co-authored “Unconditional cash transfers reduce homelessness,” which was published recently in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences journal. Zhao, who has personally experienced housing insecurity in the past, joins WITHpod to discuss the cognitive taxes of poverty, rethinking the homogenous narrative about who homeless people are, the most surprising findings from the study, intended policy changes and more.
Dr. Jiaying Zhao led a study which found that unhoused people are more likely to spend a lump sum of money on rent, food, housing, transit and clothes, despite public perception otherwise.
Could rain gardens be the thing that saves salmon from toxic tire chemicals? Dr. Timothy Rodgers is featured on the Jill Bennett Show to answer how rain gardens can have a huge impact.
Dr. Kai Chan (Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability; Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries) commented on the threats facing the Okanagan in iNFO News
“When people come to learn about just how damaging the industrial farming of flowers is, it doesn’t feel like such a good gift. Dr. Kai Chan comments in Popsugar via MSN. Read more to see how to gift more sustainable flowers and provide a beautiful and more meaningful gift. Image by Sean Zanni
Bees both pollinate natural systems and are extremely important for agricultural crops. Freethink features Dr. Claire Kremen to discuss how all of the benefits provided by native bees may be at risk.
Canada gave out free money to help homeless people. It reduced rough sleeping and busted stereotypes
Dr. Jiaying Zhao is featured in Big Issue for busting stereotypes. Her study found that unhoused people are more likely to spend a lump sum of money on rent, food, housing, transit and clothes, despite public perception otherwise.
Dr. Timothy Rodgers is featured by CBC Quirks and Quarks for a study he co-authored that found specially designed gardens could reduce the amount of a toxic chemical associated with tires entering waterways by more than 90%