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Water Rangers: Putting water quality testing into the hands of citizen scientists
Canada Science and Technology Museum
May 30, 2018
Kat Kavanagh is the co-founder and executive director of Water Rangers, a citizen science project that brings education and water quality testing to the public. The Ingenium Channel sat down with her — over the phone, as she was away doing water testing at her cottage — to learn about Water Rangers and what it means to be a citizen scientist.
Earth & Environment
Science Says Neonicotinoid-Based Pesticides are Bad for Bees
Jesse Rogerson, PhD
Canada Aviation and Space Museum
Jun 29, 2017
A large study performed by scientists from England, Hungary, and Germany has concluded that, while individual results may vary, the en masse use of of pesticides containing neonicotinoids leads to weaker Bee colonies. The study took place at over 33 locations across the three participating countries and was published in the journal Science. This type of work will help guide us in planning for the future of pollinators all over the world.