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Graduate student and research assistant Farrah So (Agricultural, Food & Nutritional Science) is investigating routes of collaboration between food businesses and other stakeholders to reduce the amount of waste that ends up in landfills.
As one of the first graduates of the U of A’s fashion business management program, Frances Heaton (ALES – Human Ecology/Business) gained a deeper understanding of the industry and a strong professional network.
ALES grad (Human Ecology) and Alumni Award recipient Marilyn McNeil-Morin discusses how Sustainable Fashion (environmental sustainability) is a fundamental issue for the fashion industry related to global pollution and textile waste.
A research project led by Michael Dyck (Agricultural, Food & Nutritional Sciences) to strengthen Canada’s pork industry is advancing thanks to $1 million in new government funding and continued support from a leading research partner.
Three-year, $3.7-million grant agreement with Alberta government boosts capacity for research that will benefit farmers and consumers. The Faculty of Agricultural, Life & Environmental Sciences (ALES) is bringing on board research programs focused on several aspects of agriculture…
Ellen Goddard (Resource Economics and Environmental Sociology) predicts larger problems on the horizon, due to the economic fallout of COVID-19, for those suffering from food insecurity.
Megan Strickfaden (Human Ecology) comments in this story about autonomous vehicles and their accessibility for those with disabilities.
“If markets continue to be depressed into the second half of this year, feedlots will take actions and dramatically reduce placements,” writes James Rude (Resource Economics & Environmental Sociology) in what he phrases as “preliminary analysis” looking at Canadian beef market impacts from the virus
The decision to suspend some environmental monitoring requirements for Alberta’s oilpatch during the COVID-19 pandemic sets a dangerous precedent and jeopardizes environmental safety, critics say.