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Coverage of environmental management since July 18, 2023.

Doig River First Nation partners with Kathairos to reduce methane emissions

"...DRFN Chief Trevor Makadahay says the deal shows DRFNs environmental stewardship and diversification fit well with Kathairos solutions to find sustainable solutions for methane reduction..."

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Kathairos Solutions partners with Doig River First Nation to reduce methane emissions

"...CALGARY, AB Calgary-based Kathairos Solutions has announced a partnership with Doig River First Nation (DRFN), and its economic arm, j Developments, to engineer sustainable solutions regarding the reduction of methane emissions..."

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SPONSORED: Environmental Protection Notice

"...Any person who may be adversely affected by the proposed discharge of waste and wishes to provide relevant information may, within 30 days after the last date of posting, publishing, service or display, send written comments to the applicant, with a copy to the Supervisor of Environmental Stewardship, Environmental Protection at 6534 100th Ave, Fort St. John, British Columbia, V1J 8C5, or by email at Waste. Management@bc-er..."

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The truth behind recycling on the West Shore and its success

"...The West Shore communities have about a 90 per cent household participation rate for the recycling program and the contamination rates for material are very low. The contamination rate measures the percentage of material that can’t be recycled since it is contaminated by things like food waste..."

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Climate at the point of no return for 5 key ecosystems: scientists

"...In the Himalayas for example, glaciers are melting at such a rate that landslides, floods and other erratic weather has become common, said Izabella Koziell, from the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development. Coral bleaching which happens when the water is too hot is blighting oceans from Australia to Florida. And some ice sheets near Earths poles are disappearing at an alarming rate..."

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BC Wildfire Service relaxes campfire restrictions in northwest amid rainy conditions

"...A firefighter combats a wildfire near Smithers, where eased campfire restrictions following recent rainfall come with continued warnings for public caution amid persistent fire activity in the region. (BC Wildfire Service)..."

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Australias largest Antarctic research station has a pollution problem

"...“Antarctic research stations such as Casey are likely to pose a moderate level of long-term ecological risk to local marine ecosystems through marine pollution,” the research found. The study showed “there can be quite significant impacts from our stations locally,” said Jonathan Stark, the lead author and a principal research scientist at the Australian Antarctic Division. What people are reading Our forests have reached a tipping point By Barry Saxifrage | Analysis, Climate Solutions Reporting | August 21st 2023 Race Against Climate Change The sediment quality guidelines had been developed for temperate and tropical ecosystems, Stark said..."

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Coastal GasLink pipeline is now 91% complete

"...The beleaguered Coastal GasLink natural gas pipeline subject to delays, cost over-runs and vandalism is now 91 per cent complete..."

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Williams Lake hires Indigenous relations, climate action, active transportation coordinator

"...This council has made a firm commitment to building strong, collaborative partnerships with Indigenous neighbours as we continue to focus on meaningful reconciliation, said Mayor Surinderpal Rathor. In addition, mitigating the impacts of climate change through education and best practices, including reducing our carbon footprint through active transportation initiatives are extremely important now and in the future. ..."

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B.C.s wildfire season is most destructive on record and hasnt peaked yet: minister

"...British Columbia hasnt yet hit the peak of its wildfire season, but it has already broken the record for the total area burned in a year, the provinces minister of emergency management said..."

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Jobs in environmental management

Recent employment opportunities from across Canada.

Climate Change Specialist - Municipality of North Cowichan (Duncan, BC)

"...Ability to use tact, discretion, persuasion, diplomacy, respect and courtesy to gain the cooperation and commitment of others; facilitate groups; and to establish and maintain effective working relationships and rapport with departments, officials, the media, representatives of other groups, agencies, entities or businesses, and diverse members of the public.  ..."

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Director, Environmental Protection Standards - BC Public Service (Victoria, BC)

"...The Director, Environmental Protection Standards provides leadership to a team of policy and technical specialists in the Clean Air, Bonding, and Integrated Pest Management Section of the Environmental Standards Branch.   This role leads the planning, development, delivery, and evaluation of a range of legislation, regulation, policies, and programs including leadership to staff regarding:..."

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Senior Manager, Climate Action & Environment - District of West Vancouver (West Vancouver, BC)

"...Reporting to the CAO and an internal steering committee, they will establish milestones for District programs and report against them, including corporate environmental responsibility and District-wide initiatives such as carbon reduction targets, protection measures for natural assets, integration of sustainability into District processes and projects..."

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Environmental Protection Technician - City of Vancouver (Vancouver, BC)

"...Cover letters should express interest and highlight additional information relevant to the position and resumes should include a tailored summary of skills and experience related to the position..."

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Informative Video

Discussions, Documentaries, and Investigative Reports about environmental management.

Net Positive, with Andrew Winston

"...He received degrees in economics, business, and environmental management from Princeton, Columbia, and Yale..."

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Academic Research

Recent peer-reviewed papers about environmental management relevant to the latest news.

Ecosystem-level Impacts of Oil Spills: A Review of Available Data with Confidence Metrics for Application to Ecosystem Models

"...To support the development of regional ecosystem models, we reviewed the available data on the effects of oil spills on the marine ecosystem, and present and apply a process for selecting and assessing data on contaminant stressors..."

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The Environmental Kuznets Curve Under Norden ?Green Deal? and Action Plans in Nordic European Countries

"...As policy implications, Nordic European countries should amplify environmental management practices and policies to achieve low carbon footprint production or consumption in their economies, as well as pursue on a long-term basis, initiatives for a Green Nordic label, and energy efficiency as settled in the Norden Environmental Action Plan..."

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Consumers? willingness to pay an environmental fee for e-waste recycling in Vietnam: integrating the theory of planned behaviou

"...Many studies have focused on the detrimental impacts of hazardous e-waste and extended producer responsibility for e-waste recycling..."

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Cleaner Production Principles Applied to the Port Logistics Sector

"...These, when used, contribute to the formation of greenhouse gases (GHG), atmospheric pollution and global warming..."

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Environmental and health impacts of mining: a case study in Kenyasi-Ahafo Region, Ghana

"...The study recommends a review of the environmental management policy of Kenyasi-Ahafo Mines restoration efforts and intervention measures, which include afforestation, a review of operational procedures and the provision of alternative drinking water quality to the affected communities..."

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Modelling the response of common carp (Cyprinus carpio) to natural and managed flows using a stochastic population model

"...In regulated rivers, restoration of natural flow regimes to rehabilitate aquatic ecosystems is a primary focus of environmental management, yet some actions (e..."

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A multiscale analysis of the spatially heterogeneous relationships between non-point source pollution?related processes and the

"...This study uses the Integrated Valuation of Ecosystem Services and Trade-offs (InVEST) model to produce three related processes of NPS pollution, quick flow (QF), nitrogen export (NE), and sediment export (SE), in the upstream watershed of Chaohu Lake, China..."

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Research on Ecological Environment Impacts Assessment During the Construction Period of Railway Projects

"...However, while greatly promoting the rapid development of regional economy, the construction of railway might lead to land occupation, vegetation destruction, changes in the natural environment within the construction area and the ecological environment along the line, and also might change the original landscape structure and ecosystem function, bringing certain pressure to the ecological environment..."

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A review towards developing a hierarchical model for sustainable hospital solid waste management in rural areas of Zimbabwe

"...Rural hospital solid waste management processes include storage, transportation, treatment methods like autoclaving and chlorination, waste reduction alternatives, and disposal..."

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Critical environmental management accounting practices influencing service delivery of growing cities in a developing economy:

"...The researchers identified and evaluated energy accounting, material flow accounting, water management accounting, carbon management accounting and biodiversity management accounting as effective EMAPs to address local governments? environmental and service delivery challenges..."

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