• Demining a War Zone: Landmines in Ukraine

    According to a recent report in the Washington Post, the Dunbas region in east Ukraine is quickly becoming one of the most mined regions in the world. Since the Russian annexation of the Crimea in 2014, use of landmines on both sides of the conflict has left a deadly legacy buried in Ukrainian fields. There have […]

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  • Food for thought: Landmines and agriculture

    According to an iPolitics article by Ontario NDP MP Cheryl Hardcastle, landmine contamination in Zimbabwe, Angola, and Cambodia has a serious impact upon rural communities’ abilities to produce food. Mines deny farmers access to land, depress food production, and even kill valuable livestock. Landmines are partially responsible for transforming post-Civil War Angola from a net exporter […]

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  • Elephant mine detection makes scents, says researcher

    Longtime victims of landmine contamination in Angola and other southern African countries, elephants are now being considered for a demining role by a research team at the South African University of Witwatersrand. Elephants have over 2000 genes associated with olfactory reception compared to the 811 possessed by dogs. In trials, elephants were 99.7% accurate in detecting TNT […]

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  • From the 1960s to the 1990s, Cambodia was in an almost constant state of war. Saturation bombing, civil war, and genocide scarred its landscapes and its people. As a result, five million explosive remnants of war remain hidden in the countryside. Long-forgotten landmines, grenades, rockets, artillery shells and cluster bombs kill and injure people and […]

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Matt Baker, Administrative Coordinator

Phone: (519) 885-5183
Toll-free phone: 1-866-346-5221
[email protected]

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Canadian Landmine Foundation
c/o LCMSDS, Wilfrid Laurier University
75 University Avenue West
Waterloo, ON, Canada
N2L 3C5

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232 King St. N. Waterloo, ON

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Saturday to Sunday: Closed

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