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Variability of Sea Ice Drift through Nares Strait, Nunavut, Canada
One of the greatest indicators of climate change is the state of the Arctic sea ice cover, whose extent is declining at an unprecedented rate due to both melt of sea ice and advection out of the Arctic Ocean. Nares Strait ...
Canadian Media Portrayal of Climate Change: An Investigation of Major Canadian Newspaper Outlets' Coverage of Federal Climate Change Action
This paper examines how four major Canadian newspaper outlets reported on climate change decisions by the federal government from 2007-2014. The paper analyzes 86 articles using criteria related to slant: language, tone ...
Blades Of Fury: A Look At Wind Energy Resistance In Ontario
Anthropogenic activities are causing unequivocal and persistent climatic alterations. Wind energy and other alternative energy forms can minimize harmful emissions and provide sustainable solutions to climate change. Despite ...
Tying Our Scooters Down: Urban Governance Of Flooding In Bago, Myanmar
Urban flooding poses significant challenges to cities in Southeast Asia including loss of life, human displacement, and damaged infrastructure. As cities in the region grow and as the effects of climate change worsen, urban ...
Stakeholder Management And Sustainable Development
Anthropogenic activities are causing pronounced climatic changes affecting economies of scale. Engaging stakeholders in sustainable development initiatives can reduce these impacts. Therefore, there is currently a greater ...
Determining potential impacts of climate change on anuran calling phenology in the Great Lakes Basin
This study investigated how climate change affects the mating behaviour of anurans in the Great Lakes Basin. We examined temporal trends in spring and summer temperatures across the basin and were interested in quantifying ...
Human Well-being, Ecosystem Services And Watershed Management In The Credit River Valley: Web-distributed Mechanisms And Indicators For Communication And Awareness
This paper seeks to assess 12 human health and well-being indicators through qualitative analysis. These 12 indicators are: air quality, traffic patterns/modes of transportation, land cover change, urban heat islands, % ...
The Impacts Of Climate Change On The Health And Well-being Of The Peoples Of Whitefish River First Nation, Ontario
Indigenous communities in Canada are some of the most vulnerable to the impacts of climate change. Research has tended to focus more on the Arctic region in Canada and more recently, a need to understand how climate change ...
Impact Of Climate Change On Area Burned By Large, Lightning-caused Forest Fires In Northwestern Ontario
The dominant contribution to the area burned by forest fires in Canada is from large, lightning-caused fires. Using anomalies calculated from Canadian General Circulation Model (CGCM) climate predictions, we generated ...
Falling Calcium Levels Are Harming Freshwater Animals
Crayfish are especially vulnerable to falling levels of calcium in eastern North American lakes. This poses a threat to the ecosystems in which crayfish and other crustaceans reside.