Research shows lake ice may disappear across Northern Hemisphere due to climate change

Fresh drinking water and winter recreational activities would suffer TORONTO, January 28, 2019 – The iconic winter traditions of skating outdoors and ice fishing on a frozen lake could vanish across southern Canada and the Northern Hemisphere by the late 21st century thanks to climate change, according to new research led by a professor in […]

Researcher part of international project to protect river deltas in South and Southeast Asia

River deltas are key to global food supply TORONTO, January 24, 2019 – York University professor Nga Dao is the only Canadian on an international team that will receive $17.2 million British pounds to study how to protect environmentally sensitive river deltas in South and Southeast Asia, the huge supply of food they produce and […]

Experts advisory: Will the revamp of Canada’s Food Guide meet the needs of all Canadians?

York U experts available for interviews TORONTO, Jan. 22, 2019 – Canada’s revised food guide unveiled today by the Federal Government waves goodbye to the four food groups Canadians have been following for years and now promotes the health benefits of plant-based eating with less emphasis on dairy and meat products. Additional changes include less […]