BEAVER DAM MINE PROJECT: DALHOUSIE GRAD STUDENTS’ RECOMMENDATIONS FOR CONSIDERATION

In response to Atlantic Mining Nova Scotia’s proposed open-pit gold mine project, Beaver Dam Mine, recommendations for consideration were made for the Impact Assessment Agency of Canada, Atlantic Mining Nova Scotia, and federal authorities in the ongoing assessment of the Beaver Dam Mine Project. Dalhousie University graduate students from Dr. Alana Westwood’s class ENVI5001 EnvironmentalContinue reading “BEAVER DAM MINE PROJECT: DALHOUSIE GRAD STUDENTS’ RECOMMENDATIONS FOR CONSIDERATION”

ALANA WESTWOOD RECEIVES 2021 ‘BELONG’ GRANT FROM DALHOUSIE UNIVERSITY

Dr. Alana Westwood receives one of Dalhousie’s 2021 BELONG grants for pre-tenure faculty from equity-deserving groups. Funds from this grant will be used to investigate if and how past species distribution modelling and spatially-explicit land-use planning using Indigenous knowledge about Tǫdzı (boreal caribou in one Dene dialect) has respected best practices for supporting the agency andContinue reading “ALANA WESTWOOD RECEIVES 2021 ‘BELONG’ GRANT FROM DALHOUSIE UNIVERSITY”

LETTER FROM SRES FACULTY TO PRIME MINISTER JUSTIN TRUDEAU IN RESPONSE TO VIOLENCE AGAINST MI’KMAW LEADERS

In response to the violence against Mi’Kmaw leaders, fishers and fisheries in southwestern Nova Scotia, Dr. Alana Westwood and her colleagues from the School for Resource and Environmental Studies at Dalhousie University co-signed a letter to Prime Minister Justine Trudeau. The letter, sent in by Dr. Karen Beazley, outlined their support for the Mi’kmaq andContinue reading “LETTER FROM SRES FACULTY TO PRIME MINISTER JUSTIN TRUDEAU IN RESPONSE TO VIOLENCE AGAINST MI’KMAW LEADERS”