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Pippa Norman

Pippa Norman

Pippa Norman works as an intern for Glacier Media’s Central Desk.
Pippa is passionate about covering climate change and the environment, with the occasional running story sprinkled in. Pippa is a fourth-year journalism student at Carleton University, where she also works at her student newspaper, the Charlatan, as the features editor.
When she’s not writing stories, Pippa is running circles around a track, drinking fruity coffee or memorizing restaurant menus.

Recent Work by Pippa

Mobile lab is sniffing out Metro Vancouver's bad air quality

Mobile lab is sniffing out Metro Vancouver's bad air quality

If you see a white van with some unusual attachments cruising around the city, take a closer look. You might just be witnessing one of Western Canada's first mobile labs.
'Never been easier': Tech expert dispels Canada's electric vehicle myths

'Never been easier': Tech expert dispels Canada's electric vehicle myths

Hundreds of new chargers are slated to be installed across Canada and more Canadians are considering EVs than ever before. But why is the adoption rate still so low?
B.C. teacher gets 15-year ban for intimate relationships with students after graduation

B.C. teacher gets 15-year ban for intimate relationships with students after graduation

The Surrey teacher has not taught in the K-12 education system since 2015.
'Needs more work': Feds release new framework to phase out B.C.'s open-net fish farms

'Needs more work': Feds release new framework to phase out B.C.'s open-net fish farms

A new framework was just released by the DFO outlining the engagement process already underway that will aid B.C.'s transition away from open-net pen salmon farms.
Birds with 'extreme' features most at risk of extinction

Birds with 'extreme' features most at risk of extinction

As bird species face global threats of mass extinction, the traits that make them unique are also at risk of rapid disappearance. This homogenization will set off a domino effect of consequences for other members of these ecosystems, including humans.
Sinking science: The race to determine if carbon-filled seaweed can be safely sunk

Sinking science: The race to determine if carbon-filled seaweed can be safely sunk

B.C.'s coastline is abundant with kelp, a seaweed that sequesters carbon as it grows. But while several companies are eagerly devising their plans to sink this carbon to the ocean floor, researchers are saying there's still a gap in the scientific information that needs to be filled.
'Give people the power': B.C.'s post-COVID network sheds light on long-term suffering

'Give people the power': B.C.'s post-COVID network sheds light on long-term suffering

With five clinics across B.C., the post-COVID network is offering support to long COVID patients who could otherwise go undiagnosed.
'Best sign of hope': Female newborns a positive sign on World Orca Day

'Best sign of hope': Female newborns a positive sign on World Orca Day

Today goes to the orcas, but this population off B.C.'s coast are among Canada's most endangered. Recent newborns might be a sign of hope for the three pods, but how is B.C. protecting them?
Canadian-made app teaches users how to curb wasteful habits during plastic-free July

Canadian-made app teaches users how to curb wasteful habits during plastic-free July

New government policy is forcing Canadians to rethink their single-use plastic consumption. Luckily, there's an app that can not only teach Canadians how to kick their wasteful habits to the curb, but also reward them in the process.
Canada's poorest residents more vulnerable to opioid-related harm, study finds

Canada's poorest residents more vulnerable to opioid-related harm, study finds

A new study has revealed a connection between a Canadian's socio-economic status and their susceptibility to opioid-related harm. Simultaneously, a landmark settlement has been reached to recover health-care costs related to opioid use.
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