Communications and Outreach

Other links

Why we need an international plastics pollution agreement – CBC morning shows across the country highlighting this publication in PNAS, and you can listen to the Ottawa Morning show version here (September 2017).

http://www.cbc.ca/player/play/1050719811806/

Ocean ‘conveyor belt’ brings billions of plastic particles into Arctic waters – CBC report on recent findings that the ocean currents are carrying plastics to the Arctic regions (April 2017).

http://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/billions-of-bits-of-plastic-in-arctic-waters-1.4079765

Plastic hurting Canada’s loons, ducks and geese  – Environmental Health reports on recent findings of plastic and other anthropogenic debris in freshwater birds (August 2016).

http://www.environmentalhealthnews.org/ehs/news/2016/aug/plastic-hurting-canada2019s-loons-ducks-and-geese

Seabirds are dumping pollution-laden poop back on land – The Smithsonian.com highlights how seabirds are acting as vectors of marine contaminants to return to terrestrial ecosystems, and the impacts they might have in their The Age of Humans: Living in the Anthropocene series (November 2015).

http://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/seabirds-are-dumping-pollution-laden-poop-back-land-180957288/?no-ist

Research at East Bay Island featured on DU – Duck’s Unlimited’s magazine, The Conservator, features our work on East Bay Island as part of a series looking at the work done by DU fellowship winners (March 2015).

http://www.conservator.ca/2015/03/warm-warnings/

Guest Post on Science Borealis – During Polar Week 2014 APECS members took over Science Borealis. I wrote a guest post about polar seabirds, Arctic seabirds, canaries of global change (March 2014).

http://blog.scienceborealis.ca/arctic-seabirds-canaries-of-global-change/

On Working with Inuit to Study Eider Ducks – Short video of Jennifer produced  by Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada (AANDC) at the International Polar Year Science meeting in Montreal, Canada (May 2012).

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YaeJwefhaSU

Plenty of plastics in Canada’s Arctic birds – An article written by Margaret Munro featuring Jennifer and her work done on assessing plastics in northern marine birds (March 2011).

http://margaretmunro.wordpress.com/2012/07/03/plenty-of-plastics-in-canadas-arctic-birds/

Canadian Science Policy Conference – An short video from the Canadian Science Policy conference (November 2014).

http://sciencepolicy.ca/cspc-2013-jennifer-provencher