Tag Archives: U of T News

Why The Chinese Government Is Afraid Of Female Activists

The ECOreport reposts an OP-ED, why the Chinese government is afraid of female activists

Originally Published on U of T News

Diana Fu is an assistant professor of Asian politics at U of T Scarborough. She and a student visited China recently to figure out why the Chinese government is afraid of female activists.

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How Urban Agriculture Intersects With Social Justice

The ECOreport reposts an Op-ED, how urban agriculture intersects with social justice

Originally Published on U of T News

As Toronto continues to grow, urban agriculture may play a more significant role for people seeking alternative sources of nutritious and affordable food, U of T researcher Colleen Hammelman says.

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Saving Rosedale’s Park Drive Ravine

The ECOreport reposts a news story from the Toronto Area, Saving Rosedale’s Park Drive Ravine

Originally Published on U of T News

As the city considers a ravine strategy plan, University of Toronto forestry professor Sandy Smith and her students are tracking the ecological changes of a Rosedale ravine – and they’re alarmed by what they’re finding so far.

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Getting Young People To Invest In Toronto’s Future

The ECOreport reposts an OP-ED about commitment, Getting Young People To Invest In Toronto’s Future

Originally Published on U of T News

Ten young people, one big challenge: get their generation to play a part in Toronto’s future.

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2015 Sea Lice Epidemic In BC’s Salmon Farms

The ECOreport reposts an account of the 2015 Sea Lice Epidemic In BC’s Salmon Farms

Originally Published on University of Toronto News

By Peter McMahon

High ocean temperatures and poor timing of parasite management likely led to an epidemic of sea lice in 2015 throughout salmon farms in British Columbia’s Queen Charlotte Strait, a University of Toronto-led study has found.

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Self-Cleaning Nonmaterial For Solar Panels

The ECOreport reposts The story of a self-cleaning nonmaterial For Solar Panels

Originally Published on U of T News

By 2017, it’s estimated Canada will have enough working solar panels to fill 55,000 football fields and generate 6GW of electricity each year.

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Finding Efficient Ways To Store Energy

The ECOreport reposts the news release: finding efficient ways to store energy

Originally Published on U of T News

By Marit Mitchell

We can’t control when the wind blows and when the sun shines, so finding efficient ways to store energy from alternative sources remains an urgent research problem.

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