Disappointing end to COP25

The UN Climate Change Conference COP25 was held this December 2019 in Madrid, Spain. The conference serves to build the level of ambition ahead of 2020 and operationalize action items of the Paris… Continue reading

Nugget of Wisdom: Try again tomorrow

It’s been a little quiet on the MyLFG front lately. Sometimes the trials and tribulations of life can get in the way and put a hold on otherwise important things. Now that I’ve… Continue reading

Photo Series: Paris Climate Strike 2019

The Paris Climate Strike – Grève pour le climat – manifestation à Paris – took place today, September 20th.  It was replete with people from different ethnicities, age groups and even groups of… Continue reading

Nominated for People’s Choice Award: Canada’s Favourite Science Blog

Great news, MyLGF community! It’s Science Literacy Week in Canada and My Little Green Foot has been nominated for the Short List for People’s Choice Award: Canada’s Favourite Science Blog! Yay us!! As of… Continue reading

6 Lessons Learned from Grad School in France

As I approach the end of my Master’s program, I decided to reach out to other international students living in Paris to get a feel for their particular experience as graduate students en France. Along… Continue reading

What inspired this blog?

We’ve all heard the saying, “things don’t always turn out the way you’d expect.” My university undergraduate experience, as is the case with most, was a very narrow focused one, separate from a… Continue reading

The bird of many names

By Kaeli Swift Camp robber. Whiskeyjack. Canada jay. Gray jay.  I know of no other bird that goes by as many names as the Canada jay.  In fact, it has so many names… Continue reading

Exploring great apes’ social attention with Harvard PhD student Laura Lewis

  The Hominidae family, whose members are known as the great apes, are a taxonomic family of primates that includes the bonobo, chimpanzee, gorilla, orangutan and humans. The great apes are our closest living relatives and are well-known for… Continue reading

Decolonizing Conservation: A Reading List

By Sara Cannon On Twitter recently, I shared a resource I’ve been working on, a reading list about decolonizing conservation, and I was delighted that many people found it useful. It is now the most… Continue reading

The French Higher Education System from a Foreigners POV

Life as a graduate student in France can be tricky, especially if you’re new to the French higher education system. If you can get past the French bureaucracy and almost non-existent customer service,… Continue reading