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Marine Microplastic and Nanoplastic Litter in Nova Scotia: Confronting the Rising Tides of Plastics in our Marine Waters, Coastlines and Organisms. [graduate project].
According to Moore (2008), "plastics are now one of the most common and persistent pollutants in ocean waters and beaches worldwide" (p. 131). Significant increases in plastic production is a considerable driver in the ...
Small and Mighty: Why forage fisheries management could benefit from an ecosystem based framework. A case study on Bay of Fundy/Southwest Nova Scotia herring stock component [graduate project].
Forage fish are defined as low to mid-trophic level species that are preyed upon by many top predators within their respective ecosystems. The dependence on these forage fish from top predators makes them a crucial link ...
Seven case studies in sustainable agriculture
(Science Council of Canada, Ottawa, 1991-05-24)
Seven case studies of SA (sustainable agriculture) in Canada were conducted in the late fall/early winter of 1990/91. The primary objective was to provide examples of innovative SA practices that have been implemented by ...
Biological husbandry and the "nitrogen problem"
(Biological Agriculture and Horticulture, 1986)
Since 1978, the author has been conducting research into the theory and practice of biological husbandry in collaboration with a farmer who stopped using pesticides and mineral fertilizers in 1976. Eggs are exported from ...
Faba bean: an alternative to soybean in Nova Scotia, Canada.
(Borkhauser Verlag: Basel, Boston, Stuttgart., 1982-01-01)
For farmers in Nova Scotia who wish to be self-sufficient in animal feed, and in N fertilizer, the faba bean offers a number of advantages over soybean: (i) no special processing is required; (ii) nodulation is generally ...
Salt marshes in Nova Scotia: a status report of the Saltmarsh Working Group
(Institute of Resource and Environmental Studies and Department of Biology, Dalhousie University, 1981-06-01)
There are approximately 80,000 acres of salt marsh land in Nova Scotia of which approximately 43,000 acres have been dyked for agricultural use. Salt marsh lands have served as major producers of food in estuarine regions. ...
The ecology of transition
(COGnition (Eco-Farm & Garden), 1988)
A popular account of scientific research on the processes involved in the transition of a mixed laying hen-grain farm In the Annapolis Valley, Nova Scotia from conventional to organic management.
Field Trip B5: Geology and environmental geochemistry of lode gold deposits in Nova Scotia
(Atlantic Geoscience Society, 2005)
The Oaks Experiments on Organic Management of Turf: Final Industry Report
(Edmonds Landscape and Construction Services Limited, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada., 1996-10-30)
The Oaks experiments were designed to address practical questions about organic management of turfs (lawns, sports fields etc.), notably: (i) How do we use organic fertilizers and soil-building amendments on turf for maximum ...
Influential of Ignored? The Role of Fishermen in Management of the Nova Scotia Lobster Industry [graduate project].
The Atlantic Canadian lobster industry is the highest valued fishery in Canada, with Nova Scotia landings representing more than half of the total industry value. As catches have steadily risen over the past decade, the ...