On November 23, 2022, CANSSI Atlantic and Research Nova Scotia (RNS) will launch the Atlantic Climate Research Collaboration (ACRC).
Eight climate change research projects were announced today by Genome Atlantic, in partnership with Research Nova Scotia. The projects bring genomics problem-solving capabilities to wide-ranging areas of Atlantic Canada’s economy, from the lobster fishery to soil management.
The number of critically endangered North Atlantic right whales continues to be buffeted by high mortality rates from vessel strikes, fishing gear entanglements, and by a low rate of reproduction. There is now estimated to be fewer than 400 individuals left, including less than 100 breeding females.
This story originally appeared on Dalhousie University's website and has been republished with their permission. The Ocean Tracking Network (OTN) has been awarded a grant of $13.4 million from the Canada Foundation for Innovation’s (CFI) Major Science Initiatives (MSI) Fund, bringing the total amount awarded to OTN from the Government of Canada to $27M. OTN is the only…