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YES! We have Co-op: Launching Fall 2024

YES! We have Co-op: Launching Fall 2024

Introducing the Co-op Program at York University's Faculty of Environmental and Urban Change The Faculty of Environmental and Urban Change (EUC) at York University is excited to announce the launch of its Co-op Program.  This initiative is designed to enrich the academic experience and cultivate meaningful real-world connections for our students. Program Eligibility and Enrollment

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The passing of Professor Emeritus Robert Murdie (May 8, 1939 - March 11, 2024)

The passing of Professor Emeritus Robert Murdie (May 8, 1939 - March 11, 2024)

The EUC community mourns the passing of Professor Emeritus Robert (Bob) Murdie.  Bob spent his almost his entire career with the Department of Geography at York, and was a leading figure in Canadian urban and social geography, focusing especially on housing and immigration studies. He was also a dedicated teacher and graduate supervisor, and a

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Bald eagles seen nesting in Toronto for first time in city’s recorded history

Bald eagles seen nesting in Toronto for first time in city’s recorded history

Presence of birds proof of improving health of city’s green spaces, as they are highly sensitive to environmental disturbances Few things delight residents of Toronto more than unexpected animals in unexpected places. When a family of foxes took up residence beneath a boardwalk during the coronavirus pandemic, thousands flocked to the beach for a glimpse of the

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Community Forests Deliver on Conservation: Quinte Conservation Contributes 10,357 Hectares to Canada's Protected Areas Target on International Day of Forests

Community Forests Deliver on Conservation: Quinte Conservation Contributes 10,357 Hectares to Canada's Protected Areas Target on International Day of Forests

Ontario Nature March 21, 2024 BELLEVILLE, ON, March 21, 2024 /CNW/ - Quinte Conservation Authority (QCA) proudly announces its contribution of 10,357 hectares of conservation areas and reserves towards Canada's international commitment to protect 30 percent of lands and waters by 2030. Commonly known as the 30x30 target, it was adopted by nations around the world as part of the

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At-risk species, including Jefferson Salamander, focus of artist Sherry Hayes' work

At-risk species, including Jefferson Salamander, focus of artist Sherry Hayes' work

This artist is on a mission to paint as many at-risk species as possible BurlingtonToday Staff Mar 18, 2024 As a previous resident of Halton region, artist Sherry Hayes is making a compelling statement regarding our endangered wildlife through her bold, edgy artwork that highlights our at-risk species and spaces throughout Ontario including our local

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Climate change could cause 'generational trauma' in great apes

Climate change could cause 'generational trauma' in great apes

They’re just like us — and wildfires, floods and droughts could drive them to extinction Anand Ram February 28, 2024 New research suggests climate change will create dangerous conditions for the habitats of some of Africa's great apes — with some populations potentially more exposed to wildfires, drought, cyclones and heat waves. Some of Africa's

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5 ways to better build community with international students in Canada

5 ways to better build community with international students in Canada

March 19, 2024 Hiba B. Ibrahim It’s no exaggeration to say every academic and professional involved in recruiting, teaching or supporting international students in Canada is now concerned about institutions’ plans following the federal government’s two-year cap on international student permits. Beyond financial consequences, many believe this cap will potentially jeopardize the diversity of university life. This is

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Conservation Tech: Monitoring Humpback Whales Using Image Recognition

Conservation Tech: Monitoring Humpback Whales Using Image Recognition

March 4, 2024 Mark Altaweel As artificial intelligence gains increasing traction in our society, it has also increasingly been applied in areas such as conservation and research. Conservation technology is now being used not only by professional organizations and scientists but also by ordinary people and advocacy groups to monitor and safeguard specific species. The hope is

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Project Arrow showed off what Canadian auto technology can do. Now comes phase 2

Project Arrow showed off what Canadian auto technology can do. Now comes phase 2

Arrow 2.0 project to feature up to 25 vehicles Dale Molnar January 23, 2024 Ettractive Inc. of Oldcastle, Ont., produced electronic components for the Arrow project vehicle that rolled out last year. Now, owner Pat Troy says they are preparing an expression of interest to participate in Arrow 2.0 "So version 2.0 will certainly involve refinement of the

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Canadian multi-campus York University’s global campuses foster future changemakers

Canadian multi-campus York University’s global campuses foster future changemakers

With high-quality academic programming, transformative interdisciplinary research and a welcoming multi-campus experience, Canada’s York University is rapidly building momentum on the world stage preparing students for long-term career and personal success. Raising the bar in post-secondary education with three unique campus settings in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA): Keele, Glendon and Markham, and centres globally

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