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Are We Running Out Of Drinking Water?

Are We Running Out Of Drinking Water?

You’ve probably heard a lot about rising sea levels and flooding like never before. But the biggest water crisis brought on by climate change could be not having enough to drink. Thirty-three of the world’s biggest cities, with over 3 million people, already face extremely high water stress. That’s a total of 255 million people …

little egret

little egret

The white feathers of the little egret make it an eye-catcher on the riverside. Part of a group commonly known as the white egrets, it is an extremely well-known bird that lives in close proximity to residential areas. All white egrets, such as the Chinese egret and the Great egret, are pure white and have …

We Can Power The World With Algae!

We Can Power The World With Algae!

You know when you’re minding your own business, swimming in a lake or ocean and that green blob touches you and you’re NOT DOWN. That stuff could power your house, your car, and it could even stop global warming. Hey there muckrakers, thanks for watching DNews, I’m Trace. Algae is plural. It encompasses a large …

Studying the Lakes and Ponds of Wapusk National Park

Studying the Lakes and Ponds of Wapusk National Park

My name is Jon Sweetman and I’m a northern ecologist with Parks Canada. This park is incredible as an aquatic ecologist to work on. There’s literally thousands and thousands of lakes across this landscape. This is a collaborative project between professors at Wilfred Laurier University and Waterloo University and Parks Canada, and over the next …

Dominion (2018)

Dominion (2018)

From beasts we scorn as soulless, in forest, field and den, the cry goes up to witness, the soullessness of men. The images contained in this film are not isolated cases. All material, unless stated otherwise, was filmed in Australia, but in most cases, represents the industry standards across the western world. Most people consider …

Can Seaweed Cut Methane Emissions on Dairy Farms?

Can Seaweed Cut Methane Emissions on Dairy Farms?

Dairy cattle actually contribute a lot of greenhouse gas emissions to the environment. The work we do in here is to try to reduce methane emissions from dairy cattle. One of the exciting project that we are working on right now is if a certain type of seaweed can actually reduce methane emissions. Methane is …