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January 11, 2019

Posted by Darcy MacRae on January 11, 2019

Please find below suggested Dalhousie University experts on current topics of regional, provincial, national and international interest for Friday, January 11, 2019

President Trump seeks to expand powers, declare emergency in battle for border wall
Dalhousie Expert: 
Dr. Robert Huish, Associate Professor, Undergraduate Advisor, Department of International Development Studies.
Research Specialties: Global health, North Korea, Cuban development, activism and social justice.
Contact: huish@dal.ca and 902-494-2979

Australia experiencing jellyfish epidemic, some even call it an invasion 
Dalhousie Expert
: Bethany Nordstrom, Research Assistant, Worm Lab, Department of Biology. 
Research Specialties: Marine biodiversity, biodiversity change, biodiversity loss, conservation and management of marine ecosystems. 
Contact: bethany.nordstrom@dal.ca and 902-494-2478. 

Plastic waste still a major issue with many Canadian grocery chains 
Dalhousie Expert: 
Sylvain Charlebois, Professor, Food Distribution and Policy, Faculties of Management and Agriculture.
Research Specialties: Food distribution, food policy, food safety, food security, traceability.
Contact: sylvain.charlebois@dal.ca and 902-222-4142.

Gulf of St. Lawrence cod could be extinct by mid-century
Dalhousie Expert: 
Dr. Jeffrey Hutchings, Professor, Department of Biology.
Research Specialties: Behaviour, ecology, evolution, marine biology. 
Contact: jeff.hutchings@dal.ca and 902-494-2687.