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June 11, 2019
Please find below suggested Dalhousie University experts on current topics of regional, provincial, national and international interest for Tuesday, June 11, 2019.
Canada-wide ban on single-use plastics more effective than bans at provincial and municipal levels
Dalhousie Expert: Dr. Tony Walker, Assistant Professor, School for Resource and Environmental Studies
Research Specialties: Biodiversity conservation, freshwater and marine systems, health and environmental justice, Industrial sustainability, urban and regional issues.
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org and 902-494-4478.
Plastic pollution a major issue for developing countries, many of which receive plastic waste from Canada, Unites States and United Kingdom
Dalhousie Expert: Sara Seck, Associate Professor of Law, Schulich School of Law, Marine and Environmental Law Institute.
Research Specialties: International environmental law, sustainable development and natural resources Law, climate justice, private international law, transnational law and legal pluralism.
Contact: Sara.Seck@dal.ca and 902-494-7715.
Canada passes 'Free Willy' bill banning whale and dolphin captivity
Dalhousie Expert: Hal Whitehead, Professor, Department of Biology.
Research Specialties: Behaviour, ecology and evolution.
Contact: Hal.Whitehead@dal.ca and 902 494-3723.
New Brunswick to make vaccinations mandatory for children in daycares and schools
Dalhousie Expert: Dr. Joanne Langley, Division Head, Infectious Diseases.
Research Specialties: Vaccines, infectious diseases, child health, infections in children, evidence-based immunization policy, communicable disease control.
Contact: email@example.com and 902-470-8762.