News archive - June 2018

Monday, June 18, 2018

In the Media: How to get rid of mosquitoes without pesticide use

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Faculty of Environment researchers have discovered a cheap and pesticide-free way to combat mosquito populations and to reduce the risk of mosquito-borne diseases.

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Environment leads as $5.8 million granted for research at Waterloo

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A $2.4 million Partnership grant for researcher Sarah Burch is one of 20 research grants awarded at the University of Waterloo by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council.

Thursday, June 14, 2018

In the Media: Antarctic ice loss has tripled in a decade. If that continues we are in serious trouble

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Antarctica’s ice sheet is melting at rapidly increasing rate, now pouring more than 200 billion tons of ice into the ocean annually and raising sea levels a half millimeter every year, a team of 80 scientists reported Wednesday.

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

In the Media: Why dismantling the Green Energy Act could hurt rural Ontario

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Over the past decade, wind turbines have been popping up across the province. There are now more than 2,500 of them, mostly in rural Ontario — and some local residents aren’t happy.

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

In the Media: Basement flooding causes prolonged harm to mental health, study says

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Canada’s climate is getting hotter and wetter and it may have an impact on your mental health.

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