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Satellite technology: beneficial for all or ill-fated endeavour?

Landsat spots birth of Iceberg A-68, Antarctica. Image acquired July 12, 2017. (Landsat imagery courtesy of NASA Goddard Space Flight Center and U.S. Geological Survey)

By Kathi Unglert and Tanya Samman, Earth and Environmental Science Co-editors My radio alarm clock turns itself on at 7 […]

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Companion Animal Psychology News July 2017

July’s round-up of the latest news on cats and dogs.Some of my favourites from around the web Dr. Rebecca Ledger uses the Five Domains model for forensic animal behaviour analysis by Kat Littlewood and David Mellor PhD. How the mental experiences of animals can be inferred for animal cruelty prosecutions in Canada.Remember to play. Trumping animals and their homes: Seeing light in dark times by Marc Bekoff PhD. Some advice on how to maintain hope in…

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Companion Animal Psychology News July 2017

July’s round-up of the latest news on cats and dogs.Some of my favourites from around the web Dr. Rebecca Ledger uses the Five Domains model for forensic animal behaviour analysis by Kat Littlewood and David Mellor PhD. How the mental experiences of animals can be inferred for animal cruelty prosecutions in Canada.Remember to play. Trumping animals and their homes: Seeing light in dark times by Marc Bekoff PhD. Some advice on how to maintain hope in…

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Water Is…

“Water Is… a treasure trove of insights. How wonderful to see water from so many different perspectives in one very enjoyable book! I will be dipping in for many years to come.” —Tristan Gooley, bestselling author of How to Read Water       Tristan Gooley is a writer, navigator and explorer.  The only living person to have both flown solo and sailed single-handed across the Atlantic, he teaches people how to use the sun,…

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New Zealand declares The Whanganui River a Person

The Whanganui River Since 1840, when the New Zealand indigenous Māori ceded sovereignty to British colonists in the Treaty of Waitangi, the Whanganui iwi have tried and failed to have New Zealand’s third longest river acknowledged as a “living whole” with its own rights and autonomy, rather than treating it from a perspective of ownership and management. The iwi—like the indigenous peoples of Canada, who view water as alive (Nibi onje biimaadiiziiwin)—are spiritually connected to…

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Mathematics/Music/Art/Architecture/Education/Culture: Bridges 2017 conference in Waterloo, Canada

Bridges 2017 will be held in Waterloo, Canada from July 27 – 31, 2017. Here’s the invitation which was released last year, To give you a sense of the range offered, here’s more from Bridges 2017 events page, Every Bridges conference includes a number of events other than paper presentations. Please click on one of the events below to learn more about it. UWAG Exhibition The University of Waterloo Art Gallery (UWAG) has partnered with…

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