March 2021

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Communications and Marketing  –  News
Wednesday, March 24, 2021
Fish species and reef habitats separated by thousands of kilometres and millions of years of evolution appear to have striking similarities, researchers at Dalhousie University suggest in a new paper that could provide a blueprint for how fish communities can be expected to change in the future.
Communications and Marketing  –  News
Wednesday, March 17, 2021
Better Nights, Better Days (BNBD) is an evidence-based online program to support parents of children ages 1-10 years old who experience sleeping problems including difficulties falling asleep, staying asleep, and waking too early. With funding from the Canadian Institute of Health Research COVID-19 Mental Health & Substance Use Service Needs and Delivery Operating Grant, researchers have modified the program to provide free support to more parents during the current global pandemic.
Communications and Marketing  –  News
Wednesday, March 17, 2021
An international team of researchers has developed a comprehensive global plan that would safeguard more than 80 per cent of global habitats for endangered marine species, while increasing fishing catches by more than eight million metric tons, and curbing carbon emissions by up to 1 billion tonnes per year.
Communications and Marketing  –  News
Wednesday, March 17, 2021
Governments around the world are developing road maps for the so-called ‘Blue Economy’ -- one that strikes a balance between being environmentally sustainable, socially equitable and economically profitable when it comes to ocean industries.
Communications and Marketing  –  News
Wednesday, March 17, 2021
Is it possible that sperm whales -- the species made famous in Moby Dick -- taught each other to alter their behaviour and act more defensively to protect themselves from whalers prowling the seas in the 18th and 19thcenturies?
Communications and Marketing  –  News
Thursday, March 4, 2021
Shark scientists at Dalhousie University, the Georgia Aquarium and the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego are challenging the status quo in shark and ray mating research with a new study that suggests females may be the ones who decide who fathers their offspring.
Communications and Marketing  –  News
Tuesday, March 2, 2021
Researchers at Dalhousie University are using AI to analyze millions of tweets to identify trends that could help inform public health policy and guide potential early interventions to support people’s mental and emotional well-being.