The Guppy Project: Studying fish in Trinidad

A few years ago I had the opportunity to work as a Field Technician in Trinidad studying guppies for The Guppy Project. Guppies don’t sound too interesting to most, but they are an… Continue reading

Safer Skincare: Toxic Free with Jenise Lee

“Studies say that 1 in 2 men and 1 in 3 women will be diagnosed with cancer in their life time. In my family, both my aunt and brother were diagnosed with cancer… Continue reading

Superwoman in Science: Samantha Yammine

“[…]It’s not surprising people are not used to the idea of young women (including those who like to wear a bit of mascara) being scientists: scientists are usually portrayed in pop culture as… Continue reading

Evolution…it’s a real thing!

A few years ago, when I told people I studied evolutionary ecology, I tended to get responses like, “Oh, so you believe we came from monkeys?!” Or they would automatically think of large-scale evolution. Change over… Continue reading

Ocean Facts 101

The ocean is one very large body of water. There is only one ocean, given different names to divide up its parts. This is especially important when considering our coastlines. What we do… Continue reading

Celebrate Earth Day the Right Way

As we celebrate the 46th Earth Day, over 150 world leaders are signing the #ParisAgreement in the United Nations Headquarters in New York. Earth Day means different things to different people. To some, it’s… Continue reading

Why Giving Time for Nature is Vital to our Survival

This week is the start of National Volunteer Week (April 10-16), which celebrates millions of volunteers across Canada to recognize them for their efforts. Nearly half of Canadians over the age of 15… Continue reading

Call for Students: Cool Opportunity

Hello wonderful readers! I came across a cool opportunity today and I wanted to share it with those who might be interested in conservation, biology, and environmental studies. For students or post-grads looking… Continue reading

Recycled Fashions of 2015

As we end off the first week of 2016, I thought it would be cool to reflect on some eye-opening and imaginative recycled fashion ideas created last year. These school bags designed by Repurpose… Continue reading

Q&A with Ethical Fashion Expert, Kate Black

Kate Black is the founder of the sustainable fashion blog, Magnifeco and author of her new book, Magnifeco: Your Head-to-Toe Guide to Ethical Fashion and Non-toxic Beauty.  I teamed up with Black to talk… Continue reading