Students grab 3rd place in environmental video contest

UVic undergrad Carmen Smith (biology, earth and ocean sciences) and master's student Maeva Gauthier (earth and ocean sciences) have won third place in the TD Firends of the Environment Foundation TD Go Green Challenge video contest for their video "Aquaponics: Back to the Future." They were up against 132 teams from 59 Canadian post-secondary schools offering solutions to sustainability issues on campus. They will receive a $10,000 prize and UVic will receive a $10,000 grant to support on-campus tree planting. Their video proposed a pilot project in aquaponics, a combination of aquaculture and hydroponics.

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