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Rites of the Northwest Passage

Shrinking sea ice is triggering a tourism shipping boom in the Arctic. But increased traffic may be a mixed blessing for Northerners. “This industry has grown so quickly, we’re not really ready. I have no doubt that we will have a major incident at some point.” – […]

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Improving Arctic Marine Transportation

How can we ensure safer, and more culturally sensitive, marine transportation in the Arctic? The remote and rapidly changing Arctic environment poses substantial safety and management challenges to commercial mariners, local communities, and emergency responders in the region. In partnership with the Canadian Coast Guard, Oceans North […]

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MEOPAR and Irving Shipbuilding Award $1.8 million to Ocean Research

MEOPAR and Irving Shipbuilding Award $1.8 million to Ocean Research The Marine Environmental Observation Prediction and Response (MEOPAR) network and Irving Shipbuilding Inc. are pleased to announce the recipients of $1.8 million to support nine new ocean research projects that align with MEOPAR’s aim to strengthen Canada’s […]

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Institute for Science, Society and Policy News, January / February 2016

Institute for Science, Society and Policy News, January / February 2016

Institute for Science, Society and Policy January/February 2016   Welcome message from the new director of the ISSP   Dr. Monica Gattinger Dear Colleagues, I am delighted to have been appointed Director of the University of Ottawa’s Institute for Science, Society and Policy (ISSP). Since coming on board […]

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UQx Denial101x Full Interview with Jackie Dawson

UQx Denial101x Full Interview with Jackie Dawson

Climate change is real, so why the controversy and debate? Learn to make sense of the science and to respond to climate change denial in Denial101x, a MOOC from UQx and edX.

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Jackie Dawson – Working with science and policy UQxDenial101x

Jackie Dawson - Working with science and policy UQxDenial101x

A behind the scenes look at Jackie Dawson interview Denial101x

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