Projects

Presence of an emerging zoonotic pathogen (Borrelia burgdorferi) and an inventory of tick species and their distribution on Vancouver island

In 2008, the Centre for Coastal Health (CCH) in collaboration with the Vancouver Island Health Authority (VIHA) and the British Columbia Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) set out to inventory tick species on Vancouver Island and certain Gulf Islands, to

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Potential Impacts of American Bullfrogs (Rana catesbeiana) on Drinking Water Quality

The American bullfrog, Rana catesbeiana, was introduced into western North America in the early 1900’s as a business enterprise to supply a culinary demand for frog’s legs. Unfortunately, bullfrogs escaped or were released from these farms, and by the 1970s

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Animals as Sentinels for Public Health Risks Associated with Oil and Gas Development: A Primer for Environmental Health Professionals

The Public Health Value of Animal Health for detecting and Assessing Risks (PDF) We used a rapid scoping review to identify trends, gaps and emerging themes in the literature and online in order to review the oil and gas sectors

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