Studying Sustainability

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Dr. Debbie Martin focuses on building a space for aboriginal students in the health industry

Dr. Martin explains that the health outcomes of Indigenous populations are far worse than their non-Indigenous counterparts. This can be linked to many different factors, but include historical lack of access to health care, colonial policies and racism in the health-care system. She believes that building capacity for health research through mentorship is a key measure in addressing these systemic issues, and improving the health outcomes of indigenous peoples in the future.

Read the full story here.  


Losing Earth: The Decade We Almost Stopped Climate Change

This narrative by Nathaniel Rich is a work of history, addressing the 10-year period from 1979 to 1989: the decisive decade when humankind first came to a broad understanding of the causes and dangers of climate change. Complementing the text is a series of aerial photographs and videos, all shot over the past year by George Steinmetz.

Read the New York Times story here.

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ESS Student Elizabeth Donaldson talks about her exchange experience

Elizabeth Donaldson recently went on an exchange program to Victoria University of Wellington in New Zealand. She wrote a report about her experience, complete with incredible pictures.

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Dalhousie University Community Report 2017-2018

Located in the heart of Halifax, Nova Scotia, with an Agricultural Campus in Truro/Bible Hill, Dalhousie is a truly national and international university, with more than half of our nearly 19,000 students coming from outside of the province. Our 6,000 faculty and staff foster a diverse, purpose-driven community, one that spans 13 faculties and conducts nearly $137 million in research each year.

Read the full community report here.