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Atlantic: Where Do Songbirds Go to Die?

November 17, 2017 — 
Kevin Fraser finds where purple martins go

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a beluga whale on the water's surface

Beluga whales modifying what they eat due to climate change, U of M study

November 8, 2017 — 
U of M researchers have gained valuable new insights into how it is affecting beluga whales, Greenland halibut, and the forage fish they both eat

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Mongabay: Spot the pattern: Whisker-prints and citizen science

October 2, 2017 — 
University of Manitoba researchers are pioneering the use of whisker pattern analysis software to identify and track polar bears in Canada.

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2017 Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships recipients Jacqueline Hay and Deirdre Khan.

Three U of M students earn recognition with Vanier Scholarships

September 20, 2017 — 
The recipients of these prestigious awards are: Jacqueline Hay, Deirdre Khan, and Nickolas Kosmenko

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Vanier Scholar - Deirdre Khan

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Meet Vanier Scholar Deirdre Khan

September 20, 2017 — 
To this day, an incident from kindergarten involving a unicorn and a witch deeply bothers her

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Lake trout caught by researchers

Lake Trout adjust their behaviour in the face of a changing climate, new study

August 15, 2017 — 
For years scientists told tales of fish such as Lake Trout adapting their feeding behaviour as temperatures change, but no empirical evidence existed. Now it does.

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New Scientist: Life aloft: The unexplored ecosystem above your head

June 14, 2017 — 
Kevin Fraser and others suggest we think about protecting air environments like we do water

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Faculty of Science

Peeling the Mitochondrial “Onion”, One Layer At A Time

April 19, 2017 — 
Dr. Jason Treberg, Canada Research Chair, investigates how changes in the environment influence the metabolism of a given organism.

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