It’s Earth Week! Have you thought about our oceans lately?

Sarah Boon and Sri Ray-Chauduri, Environment and Earth Science co-editors Earth Day falls on April 22 this year, and in celebration many organizations are dedicating this entire week to Earth Week, running from 20-24 April. Events are being held around the country for everyone from kids to university students to adults, hosted by institutions like the […]

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Radiation on Canada’s west coast: What’s the risk?

Stephanne Taylor and Jared Stang, Physics & Astronomy co-editors In 2011, a massive earthquake struck the east coast of Japan. Both the earthquake itself – and the tsunami that followed – left a wake of destruction, most famously at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. Three reactor cores were damaged and began to leak radiation and […]

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