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Analysis of the connectivity needed to ensure the survival of the Western Chorus Frog.

Funding source: Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC).

Andrew Gonzalez 

 

Emergence of lyme disease in Quebec

Combined impact of habitat fragmentation and climate change on the emergence of Lyme disease in Quebec

Funding source: OURANOS

Virginie Millien , François-Joseph Lapointe , Andrew Gonzalez 

 

Birds at home!

Citizen science project in the Rimouski region

Funding source: QCBS seed grant and collaborating organizations

Dominique Berteaux , François Vézina 

 

A green network for biodiversity

Design of an ecological network for Montreal's green belt

Funding source: OURANOS-NSEARC-Max Bell Foundation

Andrew Gonzalez , Elena Bennett , Martin Lechowicz 

 

The role of private land conservation in maintaining ecosystems and biodiversity

Funding source: QCBS, Réseau de milieux naturels protégés (RMN), Canadensys

Anne Bruneau , Claude Lavoie , Stéphanie Pellerin , Carole Sinou 

 

Québec Ecosystem Observatory

Towards an automated, open and transparent tracking system

Funding source: NSERC, QCBS

Dominique Gravel , Timothée Poisot , Steve Vissault 

 

Batwatch!

Help save the bats!

Funding source: the MFFP, the QCBS and the University of Winnipeg

Anouk Simard , Murray Humphries 

 

Inuit traditional activities and climate change

How climate change is impacting Inuit life

Alain Cuerrier 

 

Eastern chipmunks of the Sutton Mountains region

A long-term study to better understand factors influencing the maintenance of phenotypic diversity

Funding source: NSERC, FRQNT

Patrick Bergeron , Dany Garant , Fanie Pelletier , Denis Réale 

 

Games Institutions Play

Addressing the challenges of socio-ecological systems' multi-level governance

Funding source: QCBS

Gordon Hickey , Murray Humphries , Ismael Vaccaro 

 

The LEAP project

A state-of-the-art infrastructure for experiments on freshwater ecosystems

Funding source: Canada Foundation for Innovation, Liber Ero Chair in Conservation Biology, NSERC and McGill University.

Andrew Gonzalez 

 

Conflicts on biodiversity

How do stockbreeders from southern Mexico perceive wildlife predation on their livestock and what conservation tools are available to address such conflicts?

Sophie Calmé 

 

Habitat enhancements to support pollinators in apple production

Increasing biodiversity and winter survival of bumblebees for better yields

Funding source: MAPAQ

Valérie Fournier , Amélie Gervais 

 

Restoring contaminated soils

Bio and phytoremédiation

Funding source: Génome Québec et Génome Canada

Mohamed Hijri , Simon Joly 

 

Traditional Animal Foods of Indigenous Peoples of Northern North America

A great free online resource

Funding source: CINE, Grid Arendal

Murray Humphries 

 

Northern citizens monitor local biodiversity

Through adapted online platform

Funding source: QCBS, CEN

François Vézina , Pierre Legagneux 

 

The Canadian Airborne Biodiversity Observatory

Funding source: NSERC Discovery Frontiers award

Anne Bruneau , Etienne Laliberté , Mark Vellend 

 

Sugar maple and climate change

When the sugar maple climbs up mountains...

Mark Vellend 

 

Green and blue infrastructures in urban areas

Funding source: National Capital Commission, the David Suzuki Foundation, OURANOS and the Quebec Centre for Biodiversity Science

Danielle Dagenais , Andrew Gonzalez , Jochen Jaeger , Martin Lechowicz 

 

Indirect effects of hunting regulation on female brown bear behaviour

Incredible media attention worldwide

Funding source: FRQNT, NSERC, Swedish Environmental Protection Agency, Norwegian Directorate for Nature Management, Austrian Science Fund, Swedish Association for Hunting and Wildlife Management.

Fanie Pelletier , Joanie Van de Walle 

 

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