A cross-Canada survey of university faculty found 68 per cent of females, compared with 32 per cent of males, reported family caregiver challenges in the pandemic.
The pandemic has negatively affected female and racialized faculty. Universities need to make sure their career advancement doesn't suffer.
A guest looks out from a Sheraton hotel window in Mississauga, Ont., on Feb. 22, 2021, as new air travel rules come into effect in Canada.
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Canadian government travel restrictions are an attempt to curb the spread of COVID-19 variants. But vague language around exemptions for medical travel may confuse the physicians who can grant them.
People take part in a mass meditation on the lawn of Parliament Hill in Ottawa in 2017.
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Mindfulness practices may help one examine long-held cultural assumptions, allowing one to better respond to current critical issues such as climate change and systemic racism.
Leadership opportunities for even the most academically successful girls are few.
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A new study found that while becoming a father gave men more leadership opportunities, becoming a mother diminished them for women.
Finding the connection between upset child and frustrated parent can go a long way in those challenging moments.
Stay-at-home orders, school closures and other pandemic measures mean that parents and children are spending inordinate amounts of time together. Here's how to deal with the inevitable frustrations.
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Evidence shows that farms that share landscapes with wild nature, such as remnant forests and trees, benefit from the ecosystem services provided.
La technicienne médicale Amira Doudou prépare des échantillons à l’Institut hospitalo-universitaire des maladies infectieuses de Marseille, en France, le 13 janvier 2021, pour étudier le variant hautement contagieux de la Covid-19.
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De multiples variantes de la Covid-19 circulent dans le monde entier et deviennent de plus en plus courantes. Ces mutations peuvent altérer la capacité du virus à s’implanter dans nos cellules.
Mangrove, seperti yang ada di Madgaskar, menyediakan banyak manfaat, seperti perlindungan dari badai dan pencegahan erosi pesisir.
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Meskipun bernilai tinggi, laju penebangan mangrove cukup tinggi. Sebuah alat baru bertujuan untuk membantu komunitas menahan deforestasi mangrove dan memanfaatkan program dan pendanaan konservasi.
Medical technician Amira Doudou prepares samples at the University Hospital Institute for Infectious Diseases in Marseille, France, Jan. 13, 2021, to study the highly contagious COVID-19 variant.
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Multiple COVID-19 variants are circulating around the world and becoming more common. These mutations can alter the ability of the virus to take hold and replicate within our cells.
Mangroves, like these in Madagascar, provide a range of benefits, including protection from storms and the prevention of coastal erosion.
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Despite their enormous value, mangroves are being removed at an alarming rate. A new tool aims to help communities reverse mangrove loss and tap into conservation programs and funding.
Scientists have found widespread evidence of microplastics in the Arctic Ocean. This could further stress the fragile Arctic ecosystem and the food it provides to people living there.
Microplastic pollution is a global issue, but where do they come from and how are they transported across the ocean? A new study finds polyester microfibres are common throughout the Arctic Ocean.
Supporters of U.S. President Donald Trump climb the west wall of the the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, in Washington.
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Donald Trump has failed to understand that the constitutional separation of powers in the United States is its source of strength, not weakness.
A protest march in Kolkata in support of farmers. Women have been central to the recent protests.
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The active participation of women in India's farmers' protests shows that the demonstrations are not only spaces of resistance and power but also of gender equity and empowerment.
Will the pandemic influence schools’ return to practical skills traditionally gained through home economics?
Some designers, makers and consumers are imploring us not to stop sewing after the pandemic because of the potential for utilitarian, psychological and environmental benefits.
Les jeunes ne sont pas aussi inconscients que leurs représentations médiatiques le laissent penser. (Photo prise au musée du Louvre à Paris, le 14 octobre 2020).
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Irresponsables, égoïstes, propagateurs du coronavirus… Les jeunes ont été largement stigmatisés ces derniers mois. Or, le comportement de quelques-uns ne reflète pas celui de la majorité.
Canada’s climate plan includes adding more electric vehicle charging stations, improving energy efficiency of homes and buildings, and raising the price on carbon to $170 per tonne by 2030.
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None of Canada's past climate targets or plans has been credible. But the math on the latest plan, which relies on a steadily increasing carbon price, could have Canada meet its 2030 goal.
Burnt trees can be logged and turned into timber and other wood products. But removing them from the forest can have negative impacts on the wildlife.
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Removing trees killed by fires can have long-term consequences for wildlife.
A female killer whale leaps from the water in Puget Sound near Seattle.
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Scientists had been uncertain about why killer whales are dying in the northeastern Pacific Ocean. A new study takes an in-depth look and provides the tools to help prevent additional deaths in the future.
Le surpeuplement des logements n’aide pas à enrayer la Covid-19.
Le Canada fait de grands progrès en ce qui concerne la politique de logement lors de la pandémie de Covid-19, mais les mesures permanentes tardent à venir.
U.S. President Donald Trump speaks with reporters after participating in a video teleconference call with members of the military on Nov. 26, 2020, at the White House in Washington. He reiterated his baseless claims during the news conference that the Nov. 3 election was ‘rigged.’
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If citizens disbelieve the institutions that count ballots and the organizations that accurately report on those results, it will be impossible to agree on what a legitimate election looks like.