Andrew Gonzalez

Freshwater ecosystems at risk due to glyphosate use

Published: 7Sep2021

One of the few species that was found to be resistant to severe glyphosate contamination was Scapholeberis mucronata, a freshwater zooplankter commonly found in Québec and elsewhere in North...

Experts: International Day for Biological Diversity | May 22

Published: 19May2021

As the global community is called to re-examine our relationship to the natural world, one thing is certain: despite all our technological advances, humans are completely dependent on healthy and...

New Canadian headquarters for global biodiversity research network

Published: 6Jul2020

The Group on Earth Observations - Biodiversity Observation Network (GEO BON), a global research network and community of practice dedicated to improved monitoring of Earth’s biodiversity, announces...

NEWSWEEK | Glyphosate herbicide roundup triggers loss of biodiversity among freshwater algae

Published: 4Mar2020

The glyphosate-based herbicide Roundup has been found to trigger the loss of biodiversity among phytoplankton communities in freshwater ponds. In their experiments, scientists found that while some...

Widely used weed killer harming biodiversity

Published: 2Mar2020

One of the world’s most widely used glyphosate-based herbicides, Roundup, can trigger loss of biodiversity, making ecosystems more vulnerable to pollution and climate change, say researchers from...

RADIO CANADA | Protection des écosystèmes urbains

Published: 5Feb2018

Partout au monde, l’extension des villes transforme le paysage et fragmente les écosystèmes. Selon l’écologue montréalais Andrew Gonzalez, 70% des forêts de la planète sont à moins d’un kilomètre d...

Protecting life’s tangled ecological webs

Published: 9May2017

Ecosystems are a complex web of interactions. These ecological networks are being reorganized by extinctions and colonization events caused by human impacts, such as climate change and habitat...

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