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Arctic Species Severely Affected by Climate Change in the Last Two Centuries
The last two centuries of climate warming have drastically affected many species in the High Arctic. Species that survived in extreme cold are becoming threatened as the average temperature in the Arctic increases.
Affordable Housing Is Crucial to Successful Integration of Immigrants in Toronto
The present rental housing market in Toronto does not have the variety, affordability, and access that is needed to help immigrants to successfully integrate into Canadian society. More attention needs to be paid to the ...
The Recovery of Water Quality in Lakes Does Not Lead to Recovery of Ecosystems
The recovery of water quality in lakes does not mean there will be a recovery of ecosystems in these lakes.
Does Identity Confusion Make People More Zealous and Hostile Toward Other Groups?
Identity confusion causes people to become more hostile and aggressive toward those who do not share their beliefs.
An Immigrant's Country of Origin Has a Small Effect on What He or She Earns in Canada
The cultural and economic conditions of the country from which an immigrant originates have a small impact on what he or she earns in Canada. Canada remains a good destination for immigrants.
York Researcher Shows How Women Lawyers Overcame Barriers
Although women lawyers faced many challenges at the turn of the twentieth century, many of them found ways to work in law.
Masters Athletes Challenge Our Thinking About Health and Aging
Masters Athletes are not anomalies but, rather, potential models for how we should age. They challenge the widespread belief that chronic diseases are an inevitable part of aging. They demonstrate that maintaining physical ...
People Who Punish or Reward Tend to Moralize Even Conventional Behaviour
Managers who have to reward or punish others may be prone to moralizing. This can create problems because it may make the manager less tolerant of errant behavior while others in the social group, who may be wary of ...
Retribution Drives Our Decisions to Punish, but Punishment Is Not the Only Moral Choice
When people decide to punish others, their choice is driven almost entirely by retribution. However, the decision not to punish, although often interpreted as self-interested or morally disinterested, may in fact be based ...
Socially Responsible Investment Can Improve the Lives of Indigenous Peoples
The SRI movement is starting to champion Indigenous peoples. However, because the market for SRI remains small, some public regulation of financiers, to promote SRI, seems necessary. Financial institutions and Indigenous ...