Ever wonder how fish survive in the cold waters of the Arctic and Antarctic? It’s partly because of a brilliant evolutionary adaptation.

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In this project, DNA barcoding was used to identify species of fish purchased at grocery stores and fish markets to determine if the fish were correctly labelled. The Fall 2017 results can be viewed here.

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In 2017, scientists found fossils dating back to at least 3.8 billion years ago. How have life forms changed since then - and why?

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Did you know that the ocean is full of very small but very useful creatures called microbes? Without them, none of the sea plants or animals you’ve seen would exist!

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In this project, DNA barcoding was used to identify species of fish purchased at grocery stores and fish markets to determine if the fish were correctly labelled. The Spring 2017 results can be viewed here.

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Mercury pollution from southern Canada can travel all the way to the Arctic. There, mercury can impact aquatic food webs, and all the species who depend on them—including humans.

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Hydroelectricity can be an environmentally friendly source of energy, especially compared to fossil fuels. But it also comes with a risk of mercury poisoning.

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In this project, DNA barcoding was used to identify species of fish purchased at grocery stores and fish markets to determine if the fish were correctly labelled. The Fall 2016 results can be viewed here.

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This presentation reviews the processes and summarizes the results from the Fall 2016 Fish Market Survey Action Project.

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