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Reforesting agricultural wildland: a false good idea?

Dendrochronology Laboratory

The federal government has committed to planting 2 billion trees by 2030 in order to reduce the amount of atmospheric CO2 and slow down global warming. From this perspective, the idea of using abandoned agricultural...

Tracking the North Atlantic right whale

Ocean Tracking Network (OTN)

When the North Atlantic right whale seemingly vanished from its spring/summer foraging grounds near the Gulf of Maine in 2010, scientists and conservation groups were alarmed and mystified. “After 30 years of coming to...

Promising new approach to rebuild bone tissue

Canadian Light Source Inc. (CLS)

Over the last 30 years, the scientific community has been working to develop a synthetic alternative to bone grafts for repairing diseased or damaged bone. McGill University researchers used the Canadian Light Source...