Researchers sought to answer questions about rural Canada in a comprehensive report that examined 331 plans, strategies and programs in 13 provinces and territories, providing a bird’s eye view of Canada's rural policy landscape.
In a new paper, scientists from Dalhouse University and other institutes estimate that up to 25 million metric tons of micro- and nanoplastic particles a year are transported thousands of kilometres by ocean air, snow, sea spray and fog, crossing countries, continents and oceans in the process.
sychiatric disorders can be caused by a range of genetic and environmental factors, making it difficult for doctors to determine someone's personal risk of developing these disorders. More than half of those diagnosed with one such disorder will be diagnosed with a second in their lifetime, while 50 per cent will have three diagnoses and about a third will develop four or more.
A new report by researchers at Dalhousie University is providing the first comprehensive snapshot of child and youth well-being in Nova Scotia, yielding critical insights into their security, development, and physical and mental health.
Researchers probing the depths of Halifax's iconic harbour have used a species identification tool to create a complete inventory of the rich collection of microscopic algae that lay beneath the water's surface.
Dalhousie University student Anna Gaudet (BA’22) has received exciting news. She is one of 20 Canadian scholars who have been chosen as a McCall MacBain Scholar - the country’s first comprehensive leadership-based scholarship for master’s and professional studies.
New research by Dalhousie University scientists has found that the release of pollutants from pulp and paper mills in Atlantic Canada exceeded federal reporting thresholds suggested by Environment and Climate Change Canada over a 17-year period.