Coming up: the Canadian Science Writers’ Association Annual Meeting

By Stephanie Lepage and Brian Owens General Science subject editors On June 5th to 8th, science communicators will descend on the University of Toronto for the CSWA Annual Meeting. A detailed programme for this year’s conference can be found here, but here are a couple of can’t-miss events. Explore the worlds of satellites (of the […]

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The end of the rainbow: Invasive species and the real costs of ecological monkey-wrenching

Guest post by Dan Kraus, Nature Conservancy of Canada Somewhere in the rivers of southern Ontario is a species few people have heard of, and even fewer have ever seen. It’s simply named the rainbow. The rainbow is a freshwater clam that gets its name from the rich iridescent colours on its shell. It’s so […]

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