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My name is Daniel Horawski and I am a 2nd-year Global Geography (Faculty of Environmental and Urban Change) and Concurrent Education student at York University.

Why wild bees matter, and how we can all help save them

Why wild bees matter, and how we can all help save them

To make our ecosystems as resilient as possible, we need species diversity – and that includes bees. Here, conservation biologist Sheila Colla explains their main threats and what we need to do. If you grew up thinking all bees are yellow and black, make honey and live in hives, you’re not alone. Honeybees produce something

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The great convergence – Does increasing standardisation of journal articles limit intellectual creativity?

The great convergence – Does increasing standardisation of journal articles limit intellectual creativity?

Drawing on a recent survey of forty years of research papers in the field of Science and Technology Studies (STS) and interviews with authors, Wolfgang Kaltenbrunner, Kean Birch, Thed van Leeuwen and Maria Amuchastegui observe an increasing homogenisation of published work. Weighing up the pros and cons of this development, they discuss whether it has enhanced or limited intellectual innovations in

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Passings: Professor Emeritus David Wood

Passings: Professor Emeritus David Wood

October 26, 2022 York University Professor Emeritus (John) David Wood has died. Prof. Wood died in Toronto, Ontario, on Oct. 15. He grew up in Ontario, Nova Scotia and Newfoundland, in a Salvation Army family. After receiving BA and MA from the University of Toronto and PhD from Edinburgh, Prof. Wood enjoyed a long career

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Union power: Are organizing efforts at Starbucks, other stores signs of a stronger labour movement?

Union power: Are organizing efforts at Starbucks, other stores signs of a stronger labour movement?

By Alyssa Julie - Global News Posted August 27, 2022 10:00 am - Updated August 27, 2022 10:14 am Throughout the pandemic, North Americans have been rethinking their relationship with work. At businesses like Starbucks and Apple, some workers have sought to form unions or join unions. Alyssa Julie explains what’s behind workers’ renewed push to unionize their

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Why brown people don't recycle....Sort of

Why brown people don't recycle....Sort of

Calvin Lakhan, PhD September 15, 2022 One of my key research focuses, particularly earlier in my career, was the role of race and ethnicity as antecedents to recycling behavior, as well as ethnic variation in self-reported attitudes and behaviors towards the environment. Whenever I gave presentations on the topic, I quickly learned that describing my

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Lauren Corman in conversation with Andil Gosine

Lauren Corman in conversation with Andil Gosine

On Claiming ‘Animal’Lauren Corman in conversation with Andil Gosine on his 'Nature’s Wild' Thursday 15 September 6 pmSponsored by Brock University This talk is presented as part of Nature’s Wild (Duets), a new show of work by scholar Andil Gosine and several collaborators in NAC’s Show Room Gallery. Please RSVP below so we know how many to expect.Refreshments will

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Why major Canadian railways must no longer be permitted to police themselves

Why major Canadian railways must no longer be permitted to police themselves

Published: September 21, 2022 2.26pm EDT by Bruce Campbell Major railways in Canada, alone among private sector corporations, have their own police forces with full investigative and jurisdictional powers over accidents on, or near, their property. These unique powers — a historic anomaly dating back to the 19th century when railways were being built across North America — have,

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MES Planning Alumni Committee explores Toronto’s net zero climate strategy at Regent Park

MES Planning Alumni Committee explores Toronto’s net zero climate strategy at Regent Park

York University’s Faculty of Environmental and Urban Change (EUC) students and alumni participated in an experiential education opportunity by touring Toronto’s Regent Park to learn about the innovative energy evolution taking place.  On Aug. 18, the MES York Planning Alumni Committee (MYPAC) held its first in-person event in more than two years. Hosted by David MacMillan (BSC

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