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Marine Biomass Innovation: Western-led project seeks sustainable, entrepreneurial solutions in fishing industry

New effort prioritizes economic development, benefit for Indigenous communities

Marine Biomass Innovation: Western-led project seeks sustainable, entrepreneurial solutions in fishing industry

New effort prioritizes economic development, benefit for Indigenous communities

A new trajectory: Climate change rapidly impacting Canadian agriculture

New techniques and technologies needed to manage shifts in growing seasons, crop yields, weather and pests

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Widespread use of pesticides and loss of floral diversity have left honeybees vulnerable to infectious disease, which directly affects pollination of food crops.

With so much at stake in preventing honeybee decline, a team of Western researchers have discovered certain probiotic bacteria can be used to prevent diseases in bees and promote overall health of the hive.

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Sustainability

Western continues to promote sustainable practices and research while preserving the significant ecological diversity of its campus.

Ziploc, chip bag, protein bar wrapper? There’s a recycling box for that

Master’s student in biology expands snack wrapper recycling across Western’s campus

New sustainability projects secure seed money

Western Sustainable Impact Fund supports first cohort of projects led by faculty, staff and students

Campus as a Living Lab program drives sustainability through active learning

Fifteen sustainability projects on Western’s campus make a big impact