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Developing the Ecological Footprint Research Initiative

Developing the Ecological Footprint Research Initiative

Principal Investigator: Martin Bunch/Co-Investigator: Peter Victor. Funding: SSHRC Insight Development Grant. Term: 2019-2021. The Ecological Footprint Initiative is a partnership between the Global Footprint Network and York researchers who are working to enhance the accounting methodology and improve data on which the concept of ecological footprint is based. The goal is for York to become

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Developing the Ecological Footprint Research Initiative

Developing the Ecological Footprint Research Initiative

The Ecological Footprint Initiative is a partnership between the Global Footprint Network and York researchers who are working to enhance the accounting methodology and improve data on which the concept of ecological footprint is based. The goal is for York to become the global data center for the National Ecological Footprint Accounts, starting in 2019,

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Improving community health and well-being outcomes

Improving community health and well-being outcomes

The project ‘Improving Community Health and Well-being Outcomes through Conservation’ aimed to gain an understanding of the state of organizations working in the field of ecohealth and to identify TRCA’s unique role in this field. The project investigated evidence-based connections between TRCA’s core work in Integrated Watershed Management -- including the theme areas of Watershed

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Linking public health, ecosystems and equity through ecohealth training and capacity building

Linking public health, ecosystems and equity through ecohealth training and capacity building

The project built and demonstrated Canadian leadership at the interface of public health, ecosystems, and equity, by developing an innovative, sustainable, capacity-building program, and established a pan-Canadian partnership including universities across five provinces. Funding of $250,000 over three years for the project came from the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) to support the work

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Fortifying Equality and Economic Diversity (FEED)

Fortifying Equality and Economic Diversity (FEED)

World Vision This is a three-year food security, livelihoods and gender project being implemented in seven states in South Sudan by a consortium of three international organizations (World Vision, CARE and Oxfam. Geographic information systems (GIS) software will be used to process data on the project indicators to be collected at the household level to

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Environmental Stewardship and Product Branding - Modeling GWP Reductions Associated with Sub-Watershed - Wide Transition to Organic Farming

Environmental Stewardship and Product Branding - Modeling GWP Reductions Associated with Sub-Watershed - Wide Transition to Organic Farming

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) and Nova Scotia Agricultural College (NSAC) Three selected sub-watersheds from across Canada were modeled for global warming potential (GWP) reductions associated with full transition to organic agriculture, using field-generated data from cluster partners, existing geospatial data, and existing knowledge of the transition from conventional to organic land use. The work

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Human Well-being, Ecosystem Services & Watershed Management in Credit River Valley: Web-Distributed Mechanism and Indicators for Communication and Awareness

Human Well-being, Ecosystem Services & Watershed Management in Credit River Valley: Web-Distributed Mechanism and Indicators for Communication and Awareness

Brock University/Water Economics, Policy, and Governance Network (WEPGN)/Credit Valley Conservation Authority (CVC) The importance of ecosystem services to human well-being, and of the management of water and other watershed resources in maintaining such services, is not commonly understood by the general public, and not well-enough articulated by environmental management and governance organizations. Beneficiaries of such

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Exurbia and its impact on environment and politics in the Lake Simcoe Watershed

Exurbia and its impact on environment and politics in the Lake Simcoe Watershed

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) The study explored the impact of exurbia within the Lake Simcoe watershed. A comprehensive look at the process of exurbanization and its impact on environment and politics in the area was taken. Drawing on traditions from urban and regional planning, cultural geography, landscape ecology and political ecology, the

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