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Mar. 27, 2015 Congratulations ...

to Phil van Lane for being this year's recipient of the new GAC-PDAC Logan Student Prize.  The prize aims to "support the career and academic advancement of geoscience students" who are usually in their final year.  

We wish Phil all the success as he prepares to embark on the next phase of his career.  Good luck!

Mar. 24, 2015 Rethinking wetland restoration: smaller wetlands more valuable than previously thought The Prarie Pothole Region wetlands. Photo credit: Ducks Unlimited, Inc.

Most efforts to protect and restore wetlands mistakenly focus on preserving only total wetland area, with no consideration of ecosystem services provided by different wetland types, according to a new study from the University of Waterloo.

Mar. 24, 2015 Waterloo researchers find disturbingly little about plastics in the Great Lakes Canada Excellence Research Chair Philippe Van Cappellen

Recent coverage about the pygmy sperm whale that died in Halifax Harbour with a belly full of plastic is a sad reminder of the growing amount of plastic litter found in the oceans. Unfortunately, plastic debris may be an equal if not greater environmental problem for the Great Lakes.

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