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NY Times: Canadian Town, Isolated After Losing Rail Link, ‘Feels Held Hostage’

August 31, 2017 — 
"We can expect more of this — one-in-100-year flood events"

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CTV: Tall grass, less herbicides can save Manitoba Hydro cash

August 25, 2017 — 
Researchers at the University of Manitoba have found a way to save Manitoba Hydro money, without spending a dime.

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Manitoba Hydro can save money and help the environment, says U of M study

August 25, 2017 — 
Grassy habitat below power lines can be managed to attract butterflies and grassland birds, researchers find

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Destination in the stars

August 8, 2017 — 
Judy Anderson is going to space. She is absolutely certain of it.

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Wpg Free Press: U of M prof leads storm-chasing field trip on wild, windy, thrilling ride through America’s Tornado Alley

August 8, 2017 — 
'Hanesiak’s team saw at least two of the 26 tornadoes that ripped through the Midwestern U.S. that day'

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New research chairs available to international scholars

July 25, 2017 — 
Federal government has launched new program. Deadline to apply to U of M is August 4, 2017

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Savannah sparrow chick (the host species that was parasitized by the brown-headed cowbird) by Emily Pipher

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Birds in Alberta oil fields forced to raise imposters at alarming rate

July 18, 2017 — 
NRI's Nicola Koper's latest study finds oil and gas infrastructure has lead to a four-fold increase of parasitic brown-headed cowbirds, which is bad news for songbirds

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The June 22, 2007 Elie, Man. tornado remains the strongest recorded one in Canadian history. // Photo from Justin J. Hobson

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An alumnus’ eyewitness account of strongest recorded tornado in Canadian history

June 20, 2017 — 
'The damage was incredible.' Ten years ago, an F5 tornado struck the town of Elie

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Breitbart, and others: Global Warming Study Cancelled Because of ‘Unprecedented’ Ice

June 13, 2017 — 
"Naturally, the scientist in charge has blamed it on ‘climate change.’"

The research icebreaker CCGS Amundsen.

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Large Canadian Arctic climate change study cancelled due to climate change

June 12, 2017 — 
First leg of 2017 Expedition cancelled due to complications caused by climate change

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