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Canada's Weakening Aquatic Protection
Canada's reputation as a natural wonderland has taken a beating lately from an unlikely foe: its own government. Over the past months, deep budget cuts to departments with environmentalExpand
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Seventy-One Important Questions for the Conservation of Marine Biodiversity
The ocean provides food, economic activity, and cultural value for a large proportion of humanity. Our knowledge of marine ecosystems lags behind that of terrestrial ecosystems, limiting effectiveExpand
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Your Science Conference Should Have a Code of Conduct
1 School of Fisheries, Fisheries and Marine Institute of Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John’s, NL, Canada, Department of Ocean Sciences, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Logy Bay, NL,Expand
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Trends in Extinction Risk for Imperiled Species in Canada
Protecting and promoting recovery of species at risk of extinction is a critical component of biodiversity conservation. In Canada, the Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in CanadaExpand
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How to build a low-cost underwater camera housing for aquatic research
Remote cameras are an increasingly important tool in field-based biological research. Terrestrial researchers can purchase inexpensive off-the-shelf cameras, but aquatic researchers face challengesExpand
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Informing Canada’s commitment to biodiversity conservation: A science-based framework to help guide protected areas designation through Target 1 and beyond
Biodiversity is intrinsically linked to the health of our planet—and its people. Yet, increasingly, human activities are causing the extinction of species, degrading ecosystems, and reducing nature’sExpand
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Towards linking environmental law and science
Gaps between environmental science and environmental law may undermine sound environmental decision-making. We link perspectives and insights from science and law to highlight opportunities andExpand
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Canada at a crossroad: The imperative for realigning ocean policy with ocean science
Canada's ocean ecosystem health and functioning is critical to sustaining a strong maritime economy and resilient coastal communities. Yet despite the importance of Canada's oceans and coasts,Expand
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A carbon code of conduct for science.
  • Brett Favaro
  • Environmental Science, Medicine
  • Science
  • 27 June 2014
Many scientists support emissions reductions, but struggle with the fact that our research programs can produce a substantial amount of greenhouse gas pollution. When our personal emissions areExpand
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Occurrence of plastics ingested by Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) destined for human consumption (Fogo Island, Newfoundland and Labrador).
In the province of Newfoundland and Labrador, fishing is a core occupation and also a source of marine plastic pollution. To look at this relationship, we examined 216 gastrointestinal tracts ofExpand
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