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Explore a diverse range of courses

How can we make our community more sustainable? What impact do social and political factors have on the environment? Explore a wide range of class offerings.


Combine programs

From Community Design to Journalism to Engineering, discover the many ways to combine Environmental Science with another area of study.


Internship opportunities

Through Environmental Science internships, students gain hands-on experience while pursuing questions of personal and academic interest relevant to the field.


Co-op Work Terms

Do you want to gain on-the-job experience during your degree? Co-operative Education in Environmental Science combines academic study with practical, career-related work experience.


ENVS Alumni to attend Paris climate change summit

Kit Moran, Dalhousie medical student (and ENVS grad), is 1 of 2 Canadian medical students selected to attend the Paris climate change summit


Alumni Profile

Catch up with James Steenberg who graduated with a Bachelor of Science (BSc) with Honours in Environmental Science in May 2007.


Congratulations all 2016 Science Atlantic Research Award winners and participants!

From left to right: Amanda Ring (Dal ENVS), Rachel Shin (Dal ENVS), Allison Dickhout, Sara Klapstein, Sonya Ardley, Emily Walker - absent: Samantha Stachiw and James Williams.



Field School Notice

Registration is now open for summer field schools for Environmental Science Major and Double Major students.

ENVS 2000 Urban Field School will run from April 25-May 6, 2016  and should be taken in the summer of your first year (pre-requisites ENVS 1000 or ENVS 1100 and 1200).

ENVS 3001 Environmental Science Field School will run August 22-September 2 should be taken in the summer of your second year (pre-requisite is ENVS 2100).

ENVS Majors are required to take both courses; ENVS double majors are required to take one field school.

If you have any questions about the field schools please contact the Environmental Science Academic Advisor - Sue Gass - susan.gass@dal.ca

We Recommend

Essential reading and viewing for Environmental Science students recommended by ENVS faculty.


Congratulations to all our 2015-16 Environmental Science graduates for all you've achieved. All the best as you venture forth to make your mark on the world.

  • Congratulations to all ENVS  award winners, announced at the End-of-Year Celebrations on April 22, Earth Day:
  • The 2015-16 Environmental Programs Awards winner is Jenni Barrera.
  • The Owen Hertzman Prize co-winners for 2015-16 are Adrean Ojoleck and Yvonne Ritchie.
  • And the Pearson Education Canada Book Prize winner for 2015-16 is Siobhan Takala.
  • Congratulations to Amanda Ring, winner of the 2015-16 Art and Dorothy Cooke Memorial Research Scholarship.