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Building drones to locate the nests of three different types of geese in the Canadian wilderness– that’s what a U of T engineering team had to do to take first place at the Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) Student Competition, organized by Unmanned Systems Canada.
If Silicon Valley is where big minds fixate on small problems – a better way to hail a taxi or swap photos on your smartphone – then the University of Toronto may soon be known as the place where the world’s biggest, most intractable issues are solved.
The benefits of building public transit include reducing greenhouse gas emissions, relieving traffic congestion and expanding a growing city. Yet each transit project is unique, and often the immediate environmental benefits can be a mixed bag.
A new study from MaRS shows that ride-sharing services like UberPOOL and Lyft Line could play a significant role in cutting greenhouse gas emissions in major Canadian cities.
Jane Li uses her game design skills to inspire a love of environment in urban-area youth.