Author Archives: Wafa M.

The Forgotten Blog

That’s just so weird that I forgot to do the first post that could be on any topic but still finished all my blog posts. NOOOOOOOO! I really wanted to do that one. Anyways, although I couldn’t do that, I … Continue reading

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A Win Win Scenario in Demand

As much as we are clearing out green spaces to replace with our urban developments, we need to make sure that we do keep as much green spaces in our cities as possible to minimize the negative impacts of our … Continue reading

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A Proposal for the River Bank Restoration at York University, Glendon Campus: Vegetation and Techniques That Can Help Stabilize the River Banks

Figure 1. Pictures showing Don River conditions in the York University Glendon Campus area at the coordinates 43°43’41.5″N 79°22’26.7″W. Images are of the east side bank taken from the west side river bank. Image Credit: Wafa Majeed The Don River … Continue reading

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Flower Power

Are you stressed about the upcoming exams? Or do you have too many assignments due at the same time? Or may be have you not yet started studying for the finals? If all that is increasing your stress levels and pushing … Continue reading

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Coral Reefs or Mega Structures?

The issue is that we humans always choose the path that gives us maximum ‘instant’ benefit, but we forget that that we chose short term benefits over long term and ‘long lasting’ benefits. One big example is the development of … Continue reading

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Dung Beetles and Seed Dispersal

We know that although plants cant move, they have certain means to move from place to place over generations; that is, they have various dispersal mechanisms that help them do this. Some plant seeds are dispersed by wind currents, some by … Continue reading

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