News archive - July 2022

Tuesday, July 19, 2022

New map shows where fracking-induced earthquakes could hit in Canada

The map shows earthquakes related to hydraulic fracture. Major earthquakes are represented with red and white graphics.

Scientists from the University of Waterloo have developed a map showing which regions and population centres of Western Canada are likely to experience earthquakes induced by underground energy extraction.

Wednesday, July 13, 2022

Using compost instead of nitrogen as fertilizer in Canada can slow global warming

Farmer's field with corn stalks and snow.

A new study led from the University of Waterloo discovered greenhouse gas production is significantly less when biobased residues like compost replaces widely used nitrogen fertilizer during spring freeze-thaw events in cold temperate regions.

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