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A polar bear in the Arctic.

The Conversation: How we solved an Arctic mercury mystery

October 19, 2018 — 
Why do marine animals in the western Arctic have higher mercury levels than those in the east?

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) Søren Rysgaard, Virginie Galindo, Yubin Hu, Jens Ehn, Wieter Boone and Jørgen Bendtsen, near Station Nord, Northeast Greenland. // Photo by Wieter Boone

Bundling up for summer

September 16, 2018 — 
'Through my many years in the Greenland and Canadian Arctic, I have witnessed that sea ice and glaciers are melting very fast'

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PhD Candidate Enoil de Souza Junior

Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth, and Resources

Q&A with grad student Enoil de Souza Junior

August 14, 2018 — 
Meet PhD candidate Enoil de Souza Junior. Growing up in Brazil he wanted to be a soccer player but now he's studying the Arctic

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Knowledge Exchange Workshop 2018 on board the CCGS Amundsen

Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth, and Resources

Knowledge Exchange Workshop brings together Science, Policy and Indigenous groups

July 26, 2018 — 
The Knowledge Exchange Workshop was about communicating across the various stakeholders in the Arctic

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Technician on board the CCGS Amundsen with samples

Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth, and Resources

Mercury in the food web: Sampling on board the CCGS Amundsen

July 25, 2018 — 
Mercury in the Food Web: Sampling on Board the CCGS Amundsen

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William Kennedy

Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth, and Resources

First research vessel dedicated to Hudson Bay will explore previously understudied Arctic regions

July 25, 2018 — 
The William Kennedy left port in Summerside, PEI to explore some of the most understudied regions of the Arctic

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Madison Harasyn flying a drone over ice.

Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth, and Resources

Drone surveys of Hudson Bay sea ice

July 9, 2018 — 
Master's student Madison Harasyn conducts aerial surveys of Hudson Bay sea ice using a combination of drones and a helicopter camera

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The research icebreaker CCGS Amundsen.

CBC: No timeline yet on Churchill rail repairs as natural resources minister visits community

July 3, 2018 — 
Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr is visiting Churchill for a series of meetings on climate change and its impact on arctic waters and ice.

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David Capelle sampling water // Photo: L.Dalman

Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth, and Resources

From the field: Hudson Bay research with BaySys Team 4

June 8, 2018 — 
Post-doc fellow David Capelle is having a fruitful time in the field working with his advisor Tim Papakyriakou, and filed a report on his research investigating carbon cycles in Hudson Bay

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CCGS Amundsen-Photo University of Lethbridge

Wpg Free Press: Manitoba MP attending Churchill summit to carve out town’s role once railway repaired

June 8, 2018 — 
A team of University of Manitoba scientists are aboard the CCGS Amundsenicebreaker, lead by David Barber, and are scheduled to arrive July 2 at the Port of Churchill.

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