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It’s a banner year in Ontario for this invasive pest

It’s a banner year in Ontario for this invasive pest

They may be in your yard. If you act quickly, there is still time to protect your trees and help control next year’s population
Southeast of mainland Nova Scotia sits "Sable Island", a small crescent shaped island home to magnificent wild horses and one-of-a-kind wildlife. But with the potential impacts of climate change on sensitive coastal areas, can a small island made entirely of sand survive the forces of nature in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean? On this episode, we talk to scientists with new research examining the future of Sable Island.
Greg Brooks is a geomorphologist that studies evidence of ancient earthquakes in lakes. When designing critical infrastructure, you want to have a good understanding of the long-term earthquake hazards that this infrastructure can be exposed to so that it can be properly designed to be very resilient to earthquake shaking.
Sun in a box, solar panels put to the test

Sun in a box, solar panels put to the test

Varennes research centre simulates different solar lighting conditions for performance testing
Scientists make discoveries by building on previous discoveries made by scientists before them. But what happens when the next generation of scientists is not an accurate representation of the population? What happens when we fail to bring in fresh perspectives? On this episode, we talk about the importance of diversity and inclusivity in the world of science.
Canada’s North, while it’s beautiful, is known for extreme weather and vast areas of rock, ice and snow, covering five million square kilometres including a mind-blowing 36,000 islands. Just getting there can seem daunting! If scientists wanted to conduct scientific research in Canada’s Arctic, how would they get there? They’d call Natural Resources Canada’s Polar Continental Shelf Program, as they provide logistics to support research in the North.

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