Tag Archives: Geography

Warming Arctic lakes can create perfect conditions for mercury increases, York U study

TORONTO, Tuesday, July 24, 2018 – Mercury can show up in pristine High Arctic environments from as far away as China, and as the Arctic warms, more of that mercury can find its way into lakes, endangering people and wildlife, a York University geography professor has found. “Mercury in certain forms is highly toxic to […]

Geography conference at York U will focus on top global and local challenges

TORONTO, October 21, 2014 – Geographers from within and outside Ontario will meet at York University this week to discuss topics ranging from climate change and sustainable development to urban social movements. The Department of Geography at York University will host the annual meeting of the Canadian Association of Geographers - Ontario Division (CAGONT), a […]