Canada’s network of environmental researchers

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    What is ESAC?

    The Environmental Studies Association of Canada (ESAC) is Canada’s leading scholarly network of environmental researchers and educators. We are a non-profit, federally incorporated, bilingual organization open to members from across Canada and elsewhere.

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    Alternatives Journal

    Alternatives Journal is the official publication of ESAC and probably the biggest Canada’s national environmental magazine, independently publishing intelligent & informed environmental journalism since 1971. All ESAC members receive a free year subscription to A\J.

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    ESAC Membership

    Members are welcome from educational institutions, government agencies, and private sector and non-profit organizations. ESAC members can attend the annual ESAC conference submit their work, receive access to the ESAC community through newsletters, the ESAC listserv, and get other perks.

Recent Posts

An Approach to Political Ecology: How the political and the ecological can merge?

by Alfredo Lascoutx Ruiz Political Ecology: a common reference used by scholars, politicians, NGO and philosophers. But, what is the concept that supports the idea? Is Political Ecology a social movement? Is an ideological construct, an ethic code, or an economic paradigm? Is it a scientific discipline…? The concept of Political Ecology remains in an […]

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Thank you for joining us in Ottawa!

ESAC Annual Conference took place at uOttawa last week. Thank you for joining as there! It was an exciting time for all the ESAC members. Feel free to take a look and share the conference pictures by ESAC President, Veronica Wahl. There are more pictures from the conference on ESAC’s Pinterest, Facebook and Twitter as well. ESAC […]

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Join ESAC at Congress Expo!

Join ESAC at Congress Expo! Find you map to the joy of environment at ESAC’s 23rd annual conference at Congress: ESACconfMapAJu. Download the ESAC Conference 2015 final schedule: ESAC2015ConferenceProgramFINAL If you are not a member of ESAC, join at the Congress Expo and get a FREE GIFT. If you are a member, renew at Congress and […]

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ESAC Conference starts on upcoming Tuesday!

The ESAC conference starts on upcoming Tuesday. We invite everybody to do the last minute registration and join us in Ottawa! Download the latest updated version of the ESAC conference program: ESAC2015ConferenceProgramFINAL plus a map with the conference directions: ESACconfMapAJu Reminders: Please arrive 15 minutes before any session in which you are presenting or Chairing; Presentations should be kept to 15 […]

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Updated Program, Banquet RSVP and ESAC Tagline Survey

Dear ESAC 2015 Conference participants, The conference is just over a month away! We wanted to share the latest updated version of the ESAC conference program with you: ESAC 2015 Conference Program plus ESAC 2015 Conference Map Also, if you haven’t yet RSVP’d with your interest in attending the ESAC banquet, please do at Finally […]

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ESAC Conference 2015 in Ottawa Update

Here is some more information for you about the conference and another updated draft of the conference program! Wine and Cheese/ Annual General Meeting – June 2nd, 5pm The ESAC Conference Wine and Cheese event will directly follow the Annual General Meeting, where ESAC President and Conference Chair Veronica Wahl will give an update on […]

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