Scavenger hunts, panel discussions, open houses feature among postsecondary celebrations of Earth Day

From the east coast to the west coast, Canada’s postsecondary institutions are celebrating Earth Day with initiatives all week. Concordia University is hosting a panel discussion on careers in sustainability as well as a scavenger hunt that challenges participants to document local wildlife in the region. NOSM University is holding a virtual discussion about how to make financial investments that benefit the planet, while Red Deer Polytechnic is inviting the community onto its campus to learn more about the institution’s ongoing environmental initiatives. Both MacEwan University and the University of Victoria are showcasing some of their ongoing environmental research on their websites, covering topics including the management of microplastics and tracking climate change through genetic code.

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