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    Call for Research Proposals: Year of Polar Prediction

    MEOPAR, in partnership with Polar Knowledge Canada (POLAR) and the Arctic Research Foundation (ARF), is accepting proposals for research activities that will strengthen Canadian participation in the international Year of Polar Prediction (YOPP). Dans cet appel de propositions (AP), le réseau MEOPAR s’associe en partenariat avec Savoir polaire Canada (POLAIRE) et l’ARF (Arctic Research Foundation) pour encourager les chercheurs à présenter des propositions en vue de renforcer la participation du Canada à l’Année de la prévision polaire (APP). Read More >

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    Coastal Vulnerability Tool Presented at UN Climate Change Conference

    Former MEOPeer Chris Carter (University of British Columbia) presented a new planning tool in support of coastal community resilience at the recent UN Climate Change Conference in Marrakesh, Morocco. Read More >

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    Course on oceans and climate change shape MEOPeer’s research

    This fall, MEOPeer Emily Gray (Masters student, University of British Columbia) participated in the Atlantic Ocean Climate Scholars Programme in Galway, Ireland – an intensive nine-day course focused on climate change in the marine environment. Gray will apply newly-learned international perspectives and practices to her MEOPAR-funded project that is helping Canadian communities build coastal resilience to climate change. Read More >

  • Nova Scotia municipalities plan to take action on climate change

    Research underscores the importance of in-house sustainability experts when municipalities plan for climate change. Read More >

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    MEOPAR research presents new conceptual model for evaluating ecosystem health

    A recent publication by MEOPAR early-career investigator Dr. Philip Loring and colleagues at the University of Saskatchewan presents a new conceptual model for evaluating ecosystem health in which human well-being is an indicator, and argues that human well-being and ecosystem health are reciprocally linked. Loring’s team is using the model to examine coastal communities’ relationships with the marine environment to improve both ecological and social sustainability. Read More >