The Northern Pitcher

Did you know that we had several carnivorous plants in Quebec? Here is one called the northern pitcher plant (Sarracenia purpurea). The preys (flies and other small insects) are attracted by the colours of the pitcher plant and settle on it. The interior of the plant is covered with wax making the walls slippery, which […]

Arctic soil inventory

From July 16th to July 31st, Hugo was in Cambridge Bay on Victoria Island in the Canadian High Arctic. He stayed there for two weeks to contribute to the research of the Canadian High Arctic Research Station (CHARS) with his knowledge of soils. Hugo participated in a project studying the hypothesis that the soil characteristics […]

Workshop at NRC

On Thursday, May 5th, a fruitful workshop was held at the Biotechnology Research Institute of the National Research Council of Canada (NRC). Representatives from Laval and McGill universities, NRC, Terra Viridis Innovations, Tata Steel Minerals Canada (TSMC) and T2 Environnement were there. This workshop, animated by T2, provided an update on the R&D project that […]