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Scientists identify paths for reducing air pollution in India
School of population and public health professor Dr. Michael Brauer co-authored a study which identified strategies to help reduce air pollution in India.
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Work resumes at B.C. ports after tentative deal is reached to end strike
Sauder School of Business professor emeritus Dr. Mark Thompson commented on the tentative deal that ended the strike of over 7,000 cargo loaders at B.C.’s ports.
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Is COVID in a summer lull, or something more? There are reasons for caution — and for optimism
Zoology professor Dr. Sarah Otto said CoVARR-Net data shows that COVID levels have dropped fourfold since the spring.
Today’s new COVID reality: Your questions answered
Zoology professor Dr. Sarah Otto said though COVID levels are dipping, taking a rapid test when you have a fever and other flu-like symptoms is still important.
Dude, where’s my alternative to cars?
Dr. Jiaying Zhao (psychology; Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability) discussed how people can reduce their reliance on cars.
Surging wildfires and B.C.'s climate tax credit
Clinical professor Dr. Melissa Lem discussed B.C.’s current wildfires and drought.
Metro Vancouver seeing 'higher-than-usual' water consumption; residents urged to conserve
Forestry professor Dr. John Richardson commented on B.C.’s drought situation and suggested ways to help conserve water.
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B.C.'s 2023 wildfire season claims second spot in all-time record
Forestry professor Dr. Lori Daniels said this fire season will likely be the greatest on record for B.C.
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National standards for substance use education
Nursing professor Dr. Emily Jenkins discussed how to best support children and youth when it comes to substance use education and intervention.
Canada’s wildfire approach needs to shift from reactive to proactive
Dr. Kira Hoffman (faculty of forestry) argued that Canada needs to invest in proactive fire management.
Globe and Mail
Dengue prevention is everyone's responsibility
Clinical professor Dr. Muhammad Morshed argued that a more coordinated approach is needed to control mosquitoes in Bangladesh.
The Business Standard (Bangladesh)