Microplastics: Small pieces of plastic with a big impact

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Dorottya Harangi, Health, Medicine & Veterinary Sciences editor In 2016, 29,000 tonnes of plastic entered Canada’s marine ecosystem. That may sound like a lot, but it amounts to only one per cent of the country’s total plastic waste. Experts estimate that, by 2050, there will be about 12,000,000 kilotonnes of plastic waste in the global […]

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Voices for Canadian #Scicomm100 – Weekly recap: Oct 8-14, 2016

Week 6 is finished!  And our Outreach team and supporters have really been powering through our “Reflections: 100 Voices for Canadian Science Communication” campaign.  Only 23 voices left to go!  With hundreds of Tweets and re-Tweets of the #scicomm100 hashtag and visitors to our Facebook page, our followers now excitedly anticipate who the next Voice for Canadian SciComm will be. Not only that, […]

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