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Posted November 15, 2018 by Matt Dodd

Generally the clean-up of a contaminated site is based on environmental soil quality standards that are derived from the total concentration of the contaminants in the soil. In a risk assessment approach the answer to “how clean is clean” includes an assessment of what portion of the contaminants at the site can become biologically available to humans and other organisms (bioavailable) rather than just the total amount of the contaminant.

Tags: SETAC
Posted November 8, 2018 by Erin Edwards

Curiosity, education, and collaboration are all important traits in the pursuit of inspiring joy for the natural environment. As Manager for the School of Environment and Sustainability (and previous RRU recruiter), I had the pleasure of joining some of our faculty members, Dr. Audrey Dallimore, and an incredible group of scientists on The PromoScience Expedition that took place from October 18-21 along the west coast of BC.

Tags: NSERC
Posted November 5, 2018 by Ann Dale

Many have been shocked by the latest IPCC report warning we have about 12 years to act or we will face dramatic irreversible climate change endangering life on earth as we know it.

Tags: IPCC
Posted November 1, 2018 by Rick Kool

Over the past few weeks, I’ve attended two conferences: they could not have been more different.

Posted October 25, 2018 by Hilary Leighton

Today I met a wonderful cook named Donna at the EECOM conference held at St Eugene's Resort in Cranbrook. She was the first hotel staff person I had the pleasure of engaging with. This hotel is a former Residential School.

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