Science and Technology

Fake porn is not funny

While there are lots of fake news flying all over the web, a new trend of those fraudulent news is making an entrance in the world of net, fake porn. This disturbing tendency is create by users of the internet by using some old videos or pictures of a celebrity and then, they do a montage and put all inside a pornographic video.  The first fake porn video was a film of wonder woman actress, Gal Gadot.

Computers Will Never Win

 According to Coughlan (2015), OECD has ranked Australia, Denmark and Greece as the top countries in ‘average daily minutes using internet at school’, and the countries at the bottom of the list include Poland, Japan, Hong Kong, Shanghai and, South Korea. It is said that Australia, New Zealand, and Sweden had “significant declines” in reading performance, and Spain, Norway, and Denmark had results that had “stagnated” (Coughlan, 2015).

Sustainable tour Project - The Middle East

Here is the first step which I have taken towards the creation of a sustainable tour of the Middle East.  This is an informative pamphlet which would be given to prospective tourists (before their trip) so that they can be better informed about sustainable practices.  The next step will be to publish the full 7-day itinerary of the tour that I am creating, along with the full pre-trip briefing that the travellers will receive before embarking.

Project - Sustainable tour of the Mediterranean

Here is the first step which I have taken towards the creation of a sustainable tour of the Mediterranean..  This is an informative pamphlet which would be given to prospective tourists (before their trip) so that they can be better informed of sustainable practices.   My next step will be to publish the full 7-day itinerary of the tour that I am creating, along with the full pre-trip briefing that the travellers will receive before embarking.

 

Alyson Gauthier

Global Trends to Combat Climate Change

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Stories of the disastrous consequences of climate change as well as attempts to fight it have been in headlines for years now. Fortunately, there have been recent global trends to combat the menace that is climate change—including improvements for environmentally-friendly products and the gradual abandonment of environment-damaging processes.

Michigan Opening the Door to the Great Lakes for Potential Invaders

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Michigan Opening the Door to the Great Lakes for Potential Invaders
Justin Hunt
 

Raw Sewage and Untreated Waste Water Polluting Canada's Water

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             Raw sewage and untreated wastewater is polluting Canada’s pristine rivers, lakes, and oceans at alarming rates – 205 billion liters in 2015 to be exact. It is one of the biggest issues of pollution that Canada is facing in present day. This number is in no way decreasing and in some cases it is increasing. Old systems of water treatment have not been improved in many years, due to limited funding and municipalities prioritizing other local projects.

Climate Variation and Marine Food Chains

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Over the past century, our marine ecosystems have been rapidly changing. This has altered the population dynamics of various species and had critical ecological consequences. A new study in the journal, Science Advances has found chemical clues in the skin cells of dolphins that suggest changes in  the length of the marine food chain. Because dolphins occupy the upper level of the food chain, they accumulate chemical information about the species that occupy the rest of the food chain.

Scarcity and Water Wars: Battling for Knowledge and Treaties

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              With the increasing relevance of climate change, there are numerous changes to environmental conditions around the world. Whether it be increased natural disasters, changing temperatures, ocean acidification or water scarcity, these have connective traits which span across current governmental boundaries. In an article by the Asia Times, published October 11th, 2017, Brahma Chellaney brought to the World’s attention the power China has over water resources that flow to neighbouring countries.

Are B.C. waters and salmon populations in danger?

An article released by the CBC titled “ Will escaped Atlantic salmon survive – and thrive – in B.C. waters?” discusses the issue of thousands of Atlantic salmon escaping from a salmon farm in Washington State. Nets containing over three hundred thousand Atlantic salmon were damaged releasing an unknown number of fish into the B.C. waters. The issue here is that Atlantic salmon are not native to British Columbia and there is uncertainty as to what effects these escaped fish will have.