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On Saturday, May 11, the University of Calgary sponsored TEDx Calgary’s Energy: Full Spectrum. More than 300 participants learned from energy experts on topics ranging from the natural laws that govern our universe, to the energy that drives a creative mind.
A comprehensive five-year study by University of Calgary ecologists indicates that two accepted principles of how ecosystems naturally operate could be overwhelmed by the effects of human activity.
“Understanding the significance of the impact that humans have on ecosystems is a critical component in formulating long-term and effective conservation strategies,” says principal investigator Marco Musiani, associate professor in the Faculty of Environmental Design.
The university’s oral history collection now contains audio recordings of interviews with prominent Canadian architects who have shaped Canadian architecture in Alberta, B.C. and Ontario between the early 1900s and the late 1960s. Some of these , such as Arthur Erickson have set their mark internationally as well.