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Posted Tue, 04/22/2014 - 09:20 in Environment

Dal students plant trees at Dal's Halifax campuses as part of the diamter replacement policy.

Sustainability at Dalhousie takes root with tree planting and shines with solar power

Earth Day, celebrated each year on April 22, is the world’s largest environmental event, with more than six million Canadians participating in the celebration. Aligned with Earth Day, Dalhousie ...  Read more


Posted Mon, 10/07/2013 - 10:27 in Environment

Students from the College of Sustainability's Environment, Sustainability and Society program

College of Sustainability recognized by international body

The Association for Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) has awarded Dal’s College of Sustainability with its prestigious Campus Case Study Award.  Read more


Posted Mon, 02/20/2012 - 10:26 in Environment

L-R Heather Castleden, Sheila Francis (President, PLNWA)

Dal researcher investigates - “Are we getting sick from Boat Harbour?”

Dalhousie University researcher Heather Castleden has been invited by the Pictou Landing Native Women's Association (PLNWA) to engage in community-based participatory health research in the...  Read more


Posted Thu, 07/21/2011 - 13:17 in Environment

Courtesy of BAE SYSTEMS

International measurements campaign and Dalhousie University studying Ontario forest fire smoke

Smoke from the Ontario wildfires can be seen over Halifax by the lidar (laser radar), part of The Atmospheric-Optics Laboratory in Physics and Atmospheric Sciences at Dalhousie University. The lidar...  Read more


Posted Tue, 06/14/2011 - 08:03 in Environment

Dalhousie the first university in Canada to become an ENERGY STAR Participant and Winner

Dalhousie University was one of ten organizations celebrated for its excellence in promoting ENERGY STAR products and initiatives at the 2011 ENERGY STAR Market Transformation Awards on June 1 in Ot...  Read more


Posted Fri, 12/17/2010 - 10:54 in Environment

Dr. Sterling at Long Lake in Halifax

A foundation for Nova Scotia's watersheds

On December 16, Nova Soctia unveiled its new Water Resource Management Strategy. The first project announced under the new strategy is the Nova Scotia Watershed Assessment Project (NSWAP). The $19,0...  Read more


Posted Tue, 10/19/2010 - 07:44 in Environment

Dalhousie VP, Martha Crago and Sung-Geun Lee, Executive VP, Daewoo, sign the memorandum of understanding

Dalhousie, Nova Scotia form green technology partnership with Korean shipbuilder

Dalhousie and Korean-based Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) have signed a memorandum of understanding that will lead to collaboration in renewable energies research and has result...  Read more


Posted Wed, 09/29/2010 - 10:38 in Environment

Sustainability at Dalhousie

Sustainability is a major focus at Dalhousie University. Students, staff and faculty campus wide are working together to help make sure we have a greener future. Sustainability is such a focus that ...  Read more


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