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AVA – Nature (anti)matters

AVA – Nature (anti)matters

We are all concerned about the things that MATTTER …but what about things that ANTIMATTER At the beginning of the universe equal amounts of matterand antimatter should have been created Yet everything we know is matter Where did all the antimatter GO? CERN in Switzerland is the only one place in the world where scientists …

A real-time Global Warming Index

A real-time Global Warming Index

The Paris Agreement, signed on the run-up to the hottest 3-year period on record, is humankind’s best bet at fighting climate change. The Agreement set a goal of holding the global average temperature to below 2°C above preindustrial levels. But while setting that mark was a promising start to halting global warming, it has appeared …

Glaciers and Global Warming

Glaciers and Global Warming

My research involves looking at how ice sheets and glaciers break One of the things that we observed right around 2002, which was shocking, was the Larsen Ice Shelf, the entire peninsula, it’s a tiny little ice shelf But as far is anybody knows, it sat there there happily for ten thousand years, possibly a …

Matt, Bachelor of Science in Environmental Sciences

Matt, Bachelor of Science in Environmental Sciences

Hello my name is Matthew Di Giantommaso, I am a first year student here at the University of Guelph and I’m studying in the undergraduate program of environmental science I’d say what made me choose U of G was probably based upon the actual program itself plus the environment around the campus as well people …

2008 State of the City Environment Webisode

2008 State of the City Environment Webisode

the environment. I’d like to say that the world’s consumption is the sum of all local consumption. And as a consequence, if we’re going to deal with global climate change we need to deal with climate change on a local level. That’s why, san francisco, we’ve established a local climate action plan to roll back …

MSc Public and Environmental Health Sciences

MSc Public and Environmental Health Sciences

My name is Dominic Bassah and I’m a Kenyan student studying MSc Public and Environment Health Sciences at the School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences at the University of Birmingham. The Public and Environmental Health Science course involves formal lectures as well as practical experience. So we have formal lectures usually between 9.30 and …