Understanding the Environment

  • From ancient to contemporary: How to design a monastery in the 21st century

    From ancient to contemporary: How to design a monastery in the 21st century

    Designing modern-day projects for cultural organizations presents unique challenges—and here are 4 ways to deal with them

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  • What are the best Low Impact Development and Green Infrastructure techniques for roads?

    What are the best Low Impact Development and Green Infrastructure techniques for roads?

    Designing or retrofitting a road? Here are 6 LID and GI practices that can help improve stormwater runoff

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  • Smart curtailment: the little-known battle between nature and efficient wind power

    Smart curtailment: the little-known battle between nature and efficient wind power

    Working to save bats, energy, and money at the same time—it’s all about site-specific risk patterns

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  • Embracing a new eDNA technology

    Embracing a new eDNA technology

    New sampling approach helps to detect the presence of rare aquatic species—in real time

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  • Do you know where your recyclables are? Probably not

    Do you know where your recyclables are? Probably not

    Industry, engineers, and builders partner to invigorate sagging global market for recyclables

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  • 4 things to consider when tendering a stream project

    4 things to consider when tendering a stream project

    Scheduling a pre-bid meeting and having an experienced contractor are key to a successful project

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  • Nature is a patient, not a machine: Looking at stream restoration through the medical lens

    Nature is a patient, not a machine: Looking at stream restoration through the medical lens

    We shouldn’t treat natural channel design like any other engineering project

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  • How to prepare for GHG reporting changes coming in Atlantic Canada this year (Part 2)

    How to prepare for GHG reporting changes coming in Atlantic Canada this year (Part 2)

    New to reporting? We can help. This is how our GHG verification process fits in with the country’s new plan to fight climate change

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  • Bringing the PIEVC Protocol to Canada’s First Nations communities

    Bringing the PIEVC Protocol to Canada’s First Nations communities

    Incorporating traditional knowledge into an engineering framework to strengthen infrastructure and guard against climate change effects

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  • Living shorelines: Recovery, restoration, and resiliency after Hurricane Sandy

    Living shorelines: Recovery, restoration, and resiliency after Hurricane Sandy

    Using the natural environment helps our coasts endure and thrive in the face of severe weather, flooding, and climate change

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  • How can we improve combined sewer overflow reporting? We need a smarter approach

    How can we improve combined sewer overflow reporting? We need a smarter approach

    Tailored analytics platform technology can deliver a better informed, more proactive CSO monitoring and reporting process

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  • What is the PIEVC Protocol, and how can we use it to build resilient communities?

    What is the PIEVC Protocol, and how can we use it to build resilient communities?

    Protecting infrastructure from climate change and creating stronger communities with a multi-step process

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  • It’s important to make space for wildlife in our growing cities

    It’s important to make space for wildlife in our growing cities

    Incorporating wildlife habitats within urban development and infrastructure is the right thing to do and it aids humans too

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  • Water rich or water poor? A quantitative tool can help water resources planners

    Water rich or water poor? A quantitative tool can help water resources planners

    Using quantitative water balance models can help city and state planners understand the availability of water resources—now and in the future

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  • Animal counting toolkit: a practical guide to small-boat surveys for estimating abundance of coastal marine mammals

    Animal counting toolkit: a practical guide to small-boat surveys for estimating abundance of coastal marine mammals

    Read Rowenna Gryba's article in the Endangered Species Research Journal.

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  • Oceans: An interconnected global habitat that drives the world’s climate

    Oceans: An interconnected global habitat that drives the world’s climate

    In celebration of World Oceans Day 2017, a conservation biologist reflects on lessons learned from Alaska to Antarctica

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  • Eye in the sky: The 100-metre tall archaeologist with x-ray vision

    Eye in the sky: The 100-metre tall archaeologist with x-ray vision

    Head into the field and learn how Stantec is using archaeology, remote sensing, and drones to see below the surface from the sky

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  • No evidence of publication bias in climate change science

    No evidence of publication bias in climate change science

    Read Tim Edgell's article in the Climatic Change Journal.

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  • Disrupting species identification: eDNA and a new way to identify organisms in the field

    Disrupting species identification: eDNA and a new way to identify organisms in the field

    How Mary Murdoch is using DNA barcoding and environmental DNA to change the way scientists identify organisms

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  • The quest for knowledge: How Stantec research empowers our people to better serve clients

    The quest for knowledge: How Stantec research empowers our people to better serve clients

    Part 10 of our 10-part R&D Fund 10th Anniversary Series shines a light on Dr. Rosamund Hyde and our Research and Innovation Services.

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