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Responding to Disaster: The Fort McMurray Fire

May 31, 2016

A disaster can happen when we least expect it. But when people step up, get involved and work together, difficult situations can be overcome and the Fort McMurray fire is a great example of this. From the start, the fires moved quickly, intensely and unpredictably. People were forced to evacuate with little warning – this meant many were powerless to…

Why should we try to understand animal behaviour?

March 16, 2016

We love to observe and make guesses about what our pets are thinking or how they’re feeling, but there is a scientific way to examine their actions! Why is it important to look at animal behaviour through a scientific lens and how do we do it? Our guest blogger, and recent MSc graduate in Animal Behaviour and Welfare, Lindsay Nakonechny…