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Nunavut News: Chester teens drill for science

May 25, 2018 — 
A group of 12 students from grades nine through 11 at Victor Sammurtok School had a unique opportunity with the arrival of a pair of Winnipeg scientists in Chesterfield Inlet earlier this month.

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university of manitoba explorer covered in frost in the arctic

U of M’s Arctic expertise sought by Senate of Canada

April 19, 2018 — 
David Barber tells Senators to expect ice-free summer in Arctic by 2030

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Julienne Stroeve

New research chair will help forecast the future of climate change in Canada

March 29, 2018 — 
U of M's sea ice research team has recruited Dr. Julienne Stroeve with her expertise on complex Arctic systems

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A crab fishing boat trapped in the multiyear sea ice off the Newfoundland coast. Credit: David G. Barber.

Arctic sea ice becoming a spring hazard for North Atlantic ships

March 19, 2018 — 
More Arctic sea ice is entering the North Atlantic Ocean, making it increasingly dangerous for ships in late spring, suggests new research

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

The story of rocks

October 19, 2017 — 
New exhibit at the Cretaceous Menagerie in the Wallace Building uniquely pairs Inuit carvings with the rock types from which they are made

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Aurelie Delaforge is a PhD student in the Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth, and Resources.

Monster discovered in Canadian Arctic

October 19, 2017 — 
Graduate student Aurelie Delaforge discovered Canada’s first scientifically sound monster lurking under ice

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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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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.

First phase of Arctic climate change study cancelled due to climate change

June 12, 2017 — 
'Climate-related changes in Arctic sea ice not only reduce its extent and thickness but also increase its mobility meaning that ice conditions are likely to become more variable and severe conditions such as these will occur more often'

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Wpg Free Press: Emission action needed or issues will get worse: climate change scientist

April 26, 2017 — 
The world is heating up — and much more quickly than expected, a recent Arctic research report states.

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