The ELC Blog

[caption id="attachment_886" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Sprague's Pipit (Wildearth Guardians) "][/caption] The latest ecosystem status and trends report for Canada, released last fall, indicates rapid decline of native grasslands.  Grasslands are among the most endangered ecologies in the world and in Canada. Many grassland species are endangered under the...

New research published in Environmental Health Perspectives this month compares public health gains from electricity consumption versus impacts of high electricity consumption. It suggests coal fired power use is linked to higher infant mortality. The study concludes that increased electricity consumption does not...

Jeffrey McDonell, a hydrologist from Oregon State University and this year’s Birdsall Dreiss Distinguished Lecturer, was recently in Alberta presenting on recent research in isotope hydrology.   It quickly became apparent how isotope hydrology has changed our understanding of hydrology and also how much policy...