IN THE NEWS: A ‘forgotten’ kingdom, wildfires, Knicks’ lawsuit and alcohol limits

In recent media appearances, Brock experts discussed the rich history of the Isle of Man, the impact of wildfires in Canada’s North, proposed alcohol guidelines in the U.S., an NBA lawsuit, the significance of Crawford Lake and mosquito populations.

New book features Isle of Man’s ‘forgotten’ kingdom: Brock University History Professor Andrew McDonald’s new book, A Visitor’s Guide To The Medieval Kingdoms Of Man And The Isles, 1066-1275, was the focus of an article by the BBC.

Residents in the Northwest Territories and British Columbia forced to flee homes due to wildfires: In separate interviews with Newstalk 610 CKTB, Geography and Tourism Studies Professor Michael Pisaric and Associate Professor Julia Baird in Brock’s Environmental Sustainability Research Centre spoke about the environmental and logistical impacts of wildfires in the Northwest Territories, which have caused thousands of residents to evacuate their homes.

Biden’s alcohol czar warns Americans could soon be told to limit themselves to just two beers per WEEK under strict new booze guidelines: Brock University Professor of Health Sciences Dan Malleck was quoted in a Daily Mail article that explored potential new alcohol guidelines in the U.S.

New York Knicks sue Toronto Raptors, allege stolen scouting reports: Taylor McKee, Assistant Professor of Sport Management, gave insight into the New York Knicks lawsuit against the Toronto Raptors on CHCH’s Trending Now.

A lake paves the way for defining the Anthropocene: An article in Eos magazine as well as an episode of The Human Challenge podcast featured Brock University Earth Sciences Professor Francine McCarthy and focused on her research at Crawford Lake and work underway to define the Anthropocene.

Frequent rainfall has some taking strong measures to keep mosquitoes away: Brock Professor of Biological Sciences Fiona Hunter was quoted in an article by CTV News Windsor that explored the weather’s connection to the mosquito population in Windsor-Essex.

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