Could the Amazon become a Grassy Savanna?

09/28/2022 The Social Eyes 0

Maxime Bilodeau – The Rumor Detector Agence Science-Presse (www.sciencepresse.qc.ca) Ravaged by humans, the “lungs of the planet” are running out of breath at a breathtaking pace. Is it possible that the Amazon rainforest could become dry grassland, in other words a savanna, by the end […] See more

Ecology and the Workplace

09/16/2022 The Social Eyes 0

Presented as the key to the future for the protection of the environment, initiatives to adopt eco-responsible behaviors in the workplace are multiplying. Social support and empowerment are the levers of ecological change. By Virginie Francoeur, PhD. We can witness examples of initiatives on the […] See more

Do Chameleons Really Change Color?

08/11/2022 The Social Eyes 0

Laurie Noreau – The Rumor Detector – Agence Science-Presse From red to green via yellow and purple: certain videos would lead you to believe that if you plop a chameleon on any color surface, it will quickly tint its skin to match the surface.  But are chameleons really […] See more

Babysitting Belugas in the Saint Lawrence River

07/07/2022 The Social Eyes 0

By Isabelle Burgun – Agence Science-Presse Young beluga whales benefit from the sort of care normally associated with babysitting, just like little humans. These caring techniques are “allomaternal,” which means non-maternal infant care when it is performed by any group member other than the mother. So this […] See more

Eco-responsible Behavior: Where Are We? Part II

06/13/2022 The Social Eyes 0

By Virginie Francoeur, Ph.D. The forests lead the people, the deserts follow them – François-René de Chateaubriand. On a planetary scale, the health and subsistence of our human population rest firmly on the viability of our ecosystems. Globalization has weakened our natural environment.  The biggest […] See more

Eco-responsible Behavior: Where Are We? Part I

05/11/2022 The Social Eyes 0

By Virginie Francoeur, Ph.D. The forests lead the people, the deserts follow them – François-René de Chateaubriand. On a planetary scale, the health and subsistence of our human population rest firmly on the viability of our ecosystems. Globalization has weakened our natural environment.  The biggest […] See more