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SMART Conservation and the Production of Nature 3.0 in Belize

SMART Conservation and the Production of Nature 3.0 in Belize

This two-year project led by Dahdaleh Institute Research Fellow James Stinson will provide a qualitative and ethnographic examination of the Spatial Monitoring and Reporting Tool (SMART) and its use in terrestrial and marine protected areas in Belize. Framed through the interdisciplinary lens of political ecology, the project will explore the social and ecological impacts of […]

Designing One Health Governance for Antimicrobial Stewardship (DESIGN)

Designing One Health Governance for Antimicrobial Stewardship (DESIGN)

Background The rise of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) as a silent pandemic, driven by antimicrobial (AM) overuse and misuse in agriculture and human and animal health, heightens the need for improved global and national governance to strengthen AM stewardship. Although recognition of One Health (OH) principles in governing the prevention of AMR has grown, their practical […]

Evaluating the Governance of Emergent Pandemic Zoonoses: A systems and legal analysis of wildlife markets

Evaluating the Governance of Emergent Pandemic Zoonoses: A systems and legal analysis of wildlife markets

Actionable evidence focused on the regulation of wildlife trade, from which SARS and SARS-CoV-2 are believed to have emerged, is critical to prevent future pandemics. Connecting social, legal, and cultural dynamics that affect the regulation of wildlife trade in countries where zoonotic epidemics (Ebola) and pandemics (SARS and SARS-CoV-2) have emerged is needed.  The purpose of […]

The Africa-Canada Artificial Intelligence and Data Innovation Consortium

The Africa-Canada Artificial Intelligence and Data Innovation Consortium

Researchers from the Dahdaleh Institute and York University have joined with partners across nine African countries in an international collaboration to predict the spread of COVID-19 and to develop modelling tools that can support national policy-makers in their management of the pandemic. The project — Predictive Modelling and Forecasting of the Transmission of COVID-19 in […]

Planetary Health Partnership: Anishinaabe youth guardians, land-based learning, and the practice of living well with the world

Planetary Health Partnership: Anishinaabe youth guardians, land-based learning, and the practice of living well with the world

Project Planetary Health Partnership: Anishinaabe youth guardians, land-based learning, and the practice of living well with the world will promote youth-led education, research and action that highlights and supports Indigenous knowledge and planetary health. In addition to its academic and policy related goals, the project will provide important training in research methods and digital media production […]

One Health Network for Global Governance of Infectious Diseases and AMR

One Health Network for Global Governance of Infectious Diseases and AMR

The network strengthens Canadian leadership in improving the global governance of Infectious Disease and antimicrobial resistance (AMR) by building and sustaining a global transdisciplinary and inter-sectoral One Health network originating in Canada. The objectives of Global 1HN are to: Develop and sustain a Network of local, national and international state and non-state actors to facilitate […]

Planetary Health Initiatives in Bangladesh

Planetary Health Initiatives in Bangladesh

Overview Bangladesh is considered as one of the most vulnerable countries to the impacts of climate change  due to its unique geographical location, population density, low flood plain, and dependency of majority of population on nature for livelihoods. In recent years Bangladesh has made some tremendous progress to fulfill a few indicators of SDGs but […]

SSHIFTB: Social Science & Health Innovations for Tuberculosis

SSHIFTB: Social Science & Health Innovations for Tuberculosis

The Social Science & Health Innovations for Tuberculosis (SSHIFTB) Centre is a global community of practice focused on social science research and innovation to address the global TB epidemic. The mission of the Centre is to connect social science TB scholars, advocates, and learners from a range of disciplines, institutions, and settings, and inspire new […]

Humanitarian Water Engineering Intensive Course

Humanitarian Water Engineering Intensive Course

Course Description The Humanitarian Water Engineering Intensive Course offers participants an opportunity to gain essential knowledge and skills on supplying safe water to populations in precarious situations. The course covers the theoretical fundamentals and practical considerations on the design and operation of water supply systems in humanitarian settings including source selection, water quality, water treatment, […]

The Changing Face of Iceland

The Changing Face of Iceland

As one of the most volcanic countries on earth and home to Europe's largest glacier, Iceland has earned the nickname "Land of Fire and Ice." Climate change, however, threatens to redefine the geological composition of this Arctic country. This one-hour documentary is the third by Mark Terry on climate change in the Arctic. It chronicles […]