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Dr. Elizabeth Nisbet is an assistant professor in the Psychology Department at Trent University in Peterborough and an adjunct professor of psychology at Carleton University in Ottawa. Her work investigates the environmental and health benefits of individual differences in connectedness with the natural environment.Continue reading »
Dr. Kang is a psychiatrist who teaches about health and motivation through her books and seminars. She calls her approach the The Dolphin Way and her first parenting book The Dolphin Way: A Parent's Guide to Raising Healthy, Happy, and Successful Kids Without Turning Into a Tiger will be available in 2014 www.drshimikang.com.
Contributor Sajan Gill is the founder of Gen-Z and a student at UBC.Continue reading »
Melissa Lem is a Toronto family physician who works and hikes in rural and remote communities across Canada. She holds a faculty appointment with the Department of Family and Community Medicine at the University of Toronto, guest blogs for Evergreen and regularly appears as a medical expert on CBC television's lifestyle show Steven and Chris.Continue reading »
Chris Carlsten, MD MPH is an Associate Professor at the University of British Columbia, where he holds the endowed Chair in Occupational and Environmental Lung Disease. He is also the director of the Occupational Lung Disease Clinic at Vancouver General Hospital's Lung Centre. His latest findings on the effects of diesel exhaust and other pollution on asthma have the potential to influence public policies on pollution.Continue reading »
Dr. David R. Boyd is one of Canada's leading environmental lawyers. An adjunct professor in Resource and Environmental Management at Simon Fraser University and a recent Trudeau Scholar at the Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability at UBC, he has advised many governments—from Canada to Sweden—on a range of environmental issues.
Boyd is currently advocating for amending the Canadian constitution to include the right to a healthy environment. His latest of six books, The Right to a Healthy Environment, revitalizing Canada's constitution, makes a strong and compelling case for it.Continue reading »