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Dr. Gordon McBean raises awareness of the issues of climate change and disaster risk reduction

Professor Emeritus Gordon McBean, recently sat down with Western News to discuss his passion for educating others about climate change and disaster risk reduction. “I think it’s very important that scientists reach out to communities so they better understand these issues and take what are, I hope, the right actions." Read more.


Geography Graduate Wes Kinghorn Brings Attention to Area Watersheds

Co-organizer of the Thames Rover fall cleanup, Wes Kinghorn, is not only cleaning up the Thames River shoreline but he's also trying to raise awareness about the importance and fragile state of area watersheds. "London and Middlesex County watersheds don’t meet provincial water quality objectives for E. coli bacteria and phosphorus... Last year’s watershed report card by the Upper Thames River Conservation Authority – which compiled the data used in the Vital Signs report – found surface water quality in the London area earned C to D grades. The provincial target is a B." Read more.


Professor Gilliland Talks Transit

Jason Gilliland, Western Geography Professor and Director of the Urban Planning Program, joined CBC's London Morning show on an LTC express bus to talk all things transit. To hear Jason's perspective on how traffic could better move throughout the city, visit CBC London Morning.


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