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Bordering Lake Erie and extending to all of Norfolk County, the Long Point Biosphere is home to the world’s longest freshwater sand spit formation and a host of other unique natural settings. To explore collaboration in education, public outreach, and research on sustainability, conservation, and the protection of biodiversity, the School of Environment, Resources and Sustainability and the Long Point Biosphere Region Foundation have signed a letter of intent setting out a framework to pursue new projects together.

A new project spearheaded by PhD student Jim Jones from the School of Environment, Resources and Sustainability and Dr. Steffanie Scott from the School of Geography and Environmental Management will address the crisis in mental health at Canadian universities which is intimately interlinked with sustainability.

Engaged in research projects around themes of food, agriculture, and the environment, Dr. Jennifer Clapp, Canada Research Chair and professor in the School of Environment, Resources and Sustainability, was inducted into the Swedish Royal Academy of Agriculture and Forestry as a new international fellow on January 28, 2023.

On November 29th, after Black Friday and Cyber Monday, the University of Waterloo and the Faculty of Environment, celebrated GivingTuesday─ a global generosity movement unleashing the power of people and organizations to transform their communities and the world.

On November 29th, after Black Friday and Cyber Monday, the University of Waterloo and the Faculty of Environment, are celebrating GivingTuesday─ a global day of philanthropy unleashing the power of people and organizations to transform their communities and the world.

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.