Department of Environmental Science


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Environmental Science professor receives Human Rights Award for contributions to Accessibility Act

Dr. Linda Campbell and fellow members of the Bill 59 Community Alliance recently received a 2017 Nova Scotia Human Rights Award in recognition of their contributions to Bill 59, otherwise known as the Accessibility Act. See the full story!


Dr. Jason Clyburne named the winner of the 2017 Professional of Distinction Award at the Discovery Centre’s 15th Annual Discovery Awards for Science and Technology


Environmental Science Professor, Dr. Tony Charles Publishes New Book

Governing the Coastal Commons: Communities, Resilience and Transformation

Coastal communities depend on the marine environment for their livelihoods, but the common property nature of marine resources poses major challenges for the governance of such resources. Through detailed cases and consideration of broader global trends, this volume examines how coastal communities are adapting to environmental change, and the attributes of governance that foster deliberate transformations and help to build resilience of social and ecological systems.


Environmental Science Faculty Member, Recipient of the Dr. Geraldine Thomas Educational Leadership Award 

Congratulations to ENVS Part-time faculty member, Roxanne Richardson who was the 2015 recipient of the Dr. Geraldine Thomas Educational Leadership Award

Dr. Jason Clyburne finalist in the 13th Annual Discovery Awards

The Environmental Science Department is very pleased to announce that ENVS faculty member, Dr. Jason Clyburne was a Discovery Award Finalist in the category: Professional of Distinction – An individual who is a leading innovator,  a role model for people who choose science as a career. The Discovery Awards Ceremony took place on November 19th at the Halifax Marriot Harbourfront Hotel. 


ENVS faculty member featured in The Renewable Energy Global Innovations Series

The paper A Methodology for the Time-scale-sensitive Evaluation of Wind Speed and Direction Variability (C.Suteanu, 2015) was featured as a Key Wind Energy Article.


Dr. Aldona Wiacek talks air quality in Halifax on CBC's Mainstreet.