Entries by Daniel Tarte

Phytoremediation, a phytotechnology with multiple benefits

Phytoremediation is a soft decontamination technique that exploits the natural capacities of plant species, algae (phycoremediation), but also fungi (mycoremediation) to degrade, store or immobilize a wide range of contaminants present in their environment (air, water and soil) [1].
Four phytoremediation […]

Ecological restoration

Ecological restoration is an intentional action that initiates or accelerates the recovery of an ecosystem’s function, integrity and sustainability. Ecological restoration thus re-establishes the mechanisms for abiotic support of the biological components of the environment[1]. The success of an ecological […]

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T2 welcomes a new ressource!

Ms. Amandine Bonet, PhD, recently joined the T2 Environment team. Holding a doctorate specializing in water-soil and environment interactions and a master’s degree in environmental health specializing in toxicology in 2019, Amandine allows T2 to broaden and deepen its services […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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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 […]