Environment News

Acadia’s Coastal Ecology Lab and Tag-A-Giant recover a tag detailing the movement of Atlantic Bluefin Tuna

Students from Acadia’s Coastal Ecology Lab work with Tag-A-Giant to recover an electronic tag containing a year of data on the movement and behaviour of a wild Atlantic Bluefin Tuna

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National accolades for K.C. Irving Environmental Science Centre

The Huffington Post has named the K.C. Irving Environmental Science Centre as one of the “Most Eye-Catching Campus Buildings In Canada.”

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Pharmaceuticals in wastewater target of sewage treatment study

New research by #AcadiaU’s Dr. Anthony Tong hopes to stop chemicals in our bodies from going into our water.

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Seabirds bring contaminants to land ecosystems, says researcher

Migratory seabirds carry the marine pollution they ingest at sea back to their nesting sites on land, according to a new study led by Canada research chair and associate biology professor Mark Mallory. wildlife.org report

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Study reveals the unexpected in waterfowl

A new study led by Acadia faculty and students has surprised researchers with the amount of plastic and metal waterfowl are ingesting in Atlantic Canada. CBC Report

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Pheromone research offers green alternative to pesticide sprays

Some farmers are turning to the green alternative of pheromones instead of pesticide sprays on their fruit, and Acadia biology professor Kirk Hillier’s research is helping to bring more pest control pheromones to market. www.cbc.ca report

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