Profiling Peatlands to Safeguard Canada’s Wetlands

Posted on August 10, 2017

By: Natalie Sopinka Peatlands are unique wetland terrains made up of an accumulation of decaying plants; they also cover over 1 million km2 of Canada....

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All About Cacti

Posted on July 31, 2017

By: Natalie Sopinka It’s official, cacti are trendy. Cacti have flooded Etsy and Instagram. There are cactus-themed linens, wallpaper, shower...

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Tallying Up Fish Habitat Loss in Canada

Posted on March 30, 2017

By: Natalie Sopinka Where you find a fish, you also find a fish’s habitat. You can find rockfish among British Columbia’s kelp forests....

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Scientist, Meet Librarian

Posted on December 15, 2016

By Natalie Sopinka When I first started the Library Nexus blog series, the focus was on what I could learn from the most traditional deliverable of a...

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Channel Your Inner Artist at the Library

Posted on July 11, 2016

By Natalie Sopinka Libraries on university campuses are so much more than a quiet place to study. I, a scientist, am quickly learning all a library has...

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Taking Heed to History

Posted on May 31, 2016

By Natalie Sopinka This blog series, Library Nexus, will explore how, in a digital era, libraries shape the connections between scientist and science,...

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Library Firsts

Posted on April 28, 2016

By Natalie Sopinka I recently wrote about a study on attaching LED lights to fishing nets. The researchers affixed the lights to the nets used by...

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What’s on the horizon for science blogging?

Posted on December 16, 2015

By Natalie Sopinka As a relatively new blogger of fish-related content, I am still learning about this realm of science communication. I wanted a way...

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How does creativity fit into science communication?

Posted on November 12, 2015

By Natalie Sopinka Since childhood I’ve always been a “crafter”. I would spend all my birthday money on glitter and googly eyes at...

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