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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
We use methane every day to heat our homes, grow our food, create fertilizers and produce things like hydrogen that we use in clean fuel cells. But methane is a really potent greenhouse gas and a significant contributor to global warming. On this episode, we discuss what is methane, how we use it, and how we can reduce the amount we release in the atmosphere.
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.
Canadian Forest Service research keeping AGM invaders out of Canada

Canadian Forest Service research keeping AGM invaders out of Canada

Every year, thousands of Asian ships arrive at Canadian ports. Occasionally, some unintended cargo arrives in the form of Asian gypsy moth egg masses hiding on the ship’s hulls and in the nooks and crannies of shipping containers.
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.
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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