Posted March 26, 2020 by Ann Dale

On March 2, 2020, 15 Royal Roads University graduate students and 5 faculty convened in the Centre for Dialogue to respond to the Canadian Association for Graduate Studies (CAGS) call to share ideas and insights into how to live within the earth’s carrying capacity, convened by the School.

Posted March 17, 2020 by Hilary Leighton

This sad snake (or pangolin?) virus has wound its way into full view to afford us a glimpse of a world slowed (and very soon, coming to a grinding halt); is providing necessary breathing space for a distressed, disconnected and disrupted Gaian planetary system that has suffered an irreversible loss of biodiversity.

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Posted March 11, 2020 by Stephanie Shouldice

In San Francisco, you can visit the Exploratorium, a fun, interactive science centre. If you’re thirsty, there is a water fountain toilet. All you need to do is reach over the bowl and take a drink. As a self-proclaimed water-nerd and water industry professional, I had to drink from the toilet. My husband, on the other hand, vehemently refused. I suspect his reaction is the more common reaction. Toilets are dirty and water that touches them is gross.

Posted March 10, 2020 by Hilary Leighton

Last week I had the great privilege of climbing aboard Pearson College’s boat, Second Nature, and taking a short 20-minute ride out to Race Rocks Ecological Reserve.