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Non-indigenous plant species along roadsides and other transportation routes in the Mackenzie Valley
(Biology Department, York University, 2010-10)
Non-indigenous or introduced plant species are accidentally or deliberately moved by people travelling to new continents, countries and regions. These species sometimes threaten indigenous or native species, because they ...
Missing the Boat on Invasive Alien Species: A Review of Post-Secondary Curricula in Canada
(Canadian Society for the Study of Higher Education, 2011-03)
Invasive alien species (IAS) cause major environmental and economic damage worldwide, and also threaten human food security and health. The impacts of IAS are expected to rise with continued globalization, land use ...
How Will Disenfranchised Peoples Adapt to Climate Change? Strengthening the Ecojustice Movement
(IRIS, York University, 2010-10)
The fourth assessment of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) acknowledged that millions of people are currently, and will increasingly be, affected by the impacts of climate change, in the form of floods, ...
Water and Climate Change in Africa: Challenges and Community Initiatives in Durban, Maputo and Nairobi
In the coming decades, countries around the world will face increasingly severe challenges related to global climate change. While the details vary from country to country, the impacts will be especially grave for marginalized ...
Strengthening Resilience by thinking of Knowledge as a Nutrient that connects the personal to global thinking
Poster presented at the Adaptation Futures Conference, the Third International Climate Change Adaptation Conference, Fortaleza Ceará, Brazil, May 12-16,2014. http://adaptationfutures2014.ccst.inpe.br In April 2009, we ...