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Project Archives

Below are some of our featured projects between 1990 and 2007.


Review of Salt Spring Island Official Community Plan from an Ecosystem Health Perspective
Client: Islands Trust, Victoria BC

Project: An Ecosystem Health Perspective re Salt Spring Island’s Official Community Plan
EHC provided a framework for indicators of sustainability for an island community (Salt Spring Island). This included an assessment of human activities in terms of both threats and opportunities for the health of island ecosystems.


Graduate course in Ecosystem Health
Client: The University of Tokyo, Faculty of Agriculture.

Project: Graduate Course in Ecosystem Health
EHC provided the students in all areas within the Faculty of Agriculture, University of Tokyo, with a three-month credit course on the fundamentals of Ecosystem Health. Graduate Students wrote term papers on a wide variety of topics from the greening of urban area (establishment of roof gardens in Tokyo) to assessments of the integration of the rural landscape (Satoyama).


Scientific Task Force on Avian Influenza and Wild Birds
Client: UNEP/CMS Secretariat

Project: Participation in the 2nd Technical Meeting of the Scientific Task Force on Avian Influenza and Wild Birds. Aviemore, Scotland 26-28 June 2007.  EHC contributed a number of policy-relevant suggestions to the technical review of causes and consequences of the spread of highly pathogenic avian influenza.


 A New Conceptual Framework for Reporting on the State of the Environment.
Client: UNEP (Nairobi)


Review of Indicators of Ecosystem Health
Client: National Round Table on Environment and Economy (Canada)


Water for Ecosystems: A Discussion Pasper for the UNESCO World Water Assessment Programme (WWAP)
Client: UNESCO (Paris)


Vulnerability to Environmental Change –Health (a report prepared for GEO-3)
Client: UNEP


International Inventory and Scientific Review of Indicators, Surrogate Measures and Other Parameters for Marine Environmental Quality 
Client: Department of Fisheries and Oceans (Canada)

2000 Ecosystem Health Framework for Labrador
Client: Environment Canada
1999  Terrestrial Indicators of Ecological Integrity
Client: US Environmental Protection Agency (USA EPA)
1999 Global Climate Change and Human Health
Client: Health Canada
1997 Human Health Implications of Current Trends in Human Activity and the Environment in North America.
Client: Commission for Environmental Cooperation (USA and Canada)
1997 Ecosystem Health: An Approach to State of the Environment Reporting
Client. CSIRO Land and Water, Canberra, ACT (Australia)
1993 Sustainable Development and Human Well-being
Client: National Round Table on the Environment and the Economy (Canada)
1993 Ecosystem Level Measures of Response to Stress: A Regional Health Assessment
Client: US Environmental Protection Agency (USA EPA)
1993 Evaluating the State of Environment Reporting Process
Client: Office of the Auditor General (Canada)
1991 Assessment of Ecosystem impacts of proposed Ontario Hydro Expansion Plan
Client: Ontario Environmental Consortium.


Healthy Waters and Agroecosystems in Western Australia.

Eco-Health Assessments of Desert Grasslands.