Researchers from disciplines across York University, including biologists, social scientists and mathematicians, will develop a hive of research when York’s new Centre for Bee Ecology, Evolution and Conservation (BEEc) becomes an Organized Research Unit (ORU) starting July 1.
Bee photos by community scientists contribute to much needed data for conservation efforts TORONTO, June 29, 2020 – Think you can identify that bumble bee you just took a photo of in your backyard? York University researchers have found that a little more than 50 per cent of community science participants, who submitted photos to […]
As people flock to garden stores to start freshening up their winter tired yards and gardens, it’s a good time to think of bee-friendly plants, especially as May 20 is World Bee Day, says Assistant Professor Sheila Colla, an expert in native bees and conservation.
It’s Earth Week. Here is a look at how we’re doing. The ecological footprint of Canadians is about 2.8 times higher than the global average and overall, the ecological footprint of human consumption has grown by 70 per cent since 1970, say York University researchers.
The appetite for suing the biggest climate polluters is growing and, as a result, so too is the risk to Canadian insurers. At a York University, Faculty of Environmental Studies, lecture Monday, respected environmental lawyer, Dianne Saxe, will discuss how the rising concern over climate is changing the game. Saxe will discuss how the evolving […]
York University to host one of Canada’s largest youth environmental conferences TORONTO, October 15, 2019 – A love affair with big, gas-guzzling trucks and SUVs has meant Canadians drive the worst climate polluting vehicles in the world. In Ontario, transportation is the number one source of climate pollution, says Dianne Saxe. One of Canada’s most […]
TORONTO, June 11, 2019 – National Indigenous History Month in June puts a spotlight on the heritage, cultures and achievements of Indigenous communities. It also provides an opportunity to learn the history of Indigenous people and recognize efforts to improve the health and well-being of Indigenous people, as well as their environment. York University Indigenous […]