Department of Natural Resource Sciences

Exploring the ecological drivers of terrestrial carbon cycling

24Apr201710:30

The Department of Natural Resource Sciences invites you to a Special Seminar by Tom Crowther, Marie Curie Fellow, Netherlands Institute of Ecology

Why guillemot chicks leap from the nest before they can fly

Published: 9Mar2017

Before they have the wing span to actually permit them to fly, young guillemots (also known as murres) leap hundreds of metres off towering cliffs and flutter down towards the sea, guided by their...

Shaping Stories McGill/Macdonald @ Davos

Published: 19Jan2017

Discover new ideas and insights with leading researchers Elena Bennett (NRS), Graham MacDonald (Geog) and Andrew Gonzalez (Biology) in the IdeasLab at the World Economic Forum being held this week...

Fighting new viruses: should we make some mosquitoes extinct? (Nov. 23)

Published: 21Nov2016

Chris Cloutier will tackle the controversial issue of mosquito eradication November 23 at 7:00 PM during a Food for thought talk at Macdonald Campus.

Seeds of a Good Anthropocene

Published: 7Oct2016

Elena M. Bennett of the Department of Natural Resource Sciences is the lead author of Bright Spots: seeds of a good Anthropocene. "The paper describes an effort to identify and propagate social and...

Flameproof falcons and hawks

Published: 22Apr2015

A Cooper’s hawk, found in Greater Vancouver, is the most polluted wild bird that has been found anywhere in the world.