Jamie D'Souza

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Jamie is Happy Eco News' content manager! She lives in Montreal, Quebec and recently completed a Master of Arts in Geography from the University of Ottawa. With a passion for the environment, polar bears, and the Arctic, she conducted research on the relationship between climate change and polar bear viewing tourism in Churchill, Canada. Her experience working for the Office of Campus Sustainability at the University of Ottawa and helping with their Free Store – a store built on the mission to reduce waste from entering the landfill, has led Jamie towards a career in waste management.

Latest Articles

Finally, fully biodegradable toothpaste tubes are here

Finally, fully biodegradable toothpaste tubes are here

How many tubes of toothpaste do you think you’ve used in your life? Think of a number. Now, think of the fact that...
Trees Have Something to Teach Us About Life in Partnership

Trees Have Something to Teach Us About Life in Partnership

Finding the Mother Tree In the old-growth forests of British Columbia where she had grown up—a rich reality of firs and cottonwoods and...
Grasshopper bred in captivity returns to East Anglia marshes

Grasshopper bred in captivity returns to East Anglia marshes

Britain’s largest grasshopper is being bred in captivity by citizen zookeepers and returned to marshes across East Anglia in a move to revive...
Nuven vegan sneakers are made of recycled balloons

Nuven vegan sneakers are made of recycled balloons

The conventional shoe industry relies heavily on plastics and animal leathers , but the newest focus within the industry is on selecting animal-...
Lego develops recycled bricks made from discarded bottles

Lego develops recycled bricks made from discarded bottles

Toy brand Lego has created its first prototype bricks using recycled PET plastic from discarded bottles. Created as part of the Danish company...
Germany’s New Wildflower Meadows Offer Urban Safe Havens to Bees and Insects

Germany’s New Wildflower Meadows Offer Urban Safe Havens to Bees and Insects

An endangered honey bee on a wildflower. Roberto Lopez / Unsplash In Germany, hope is growing for wild bees and insects. Surprisingly, it's...
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