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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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Transmission Line With Native Prairie

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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Judy Anderson.

Destination in the stars

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

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

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'

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

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

VIDEO: How to stay safe if you see a tornado

July 14, 2017 — 
Some practical tips from a researcher and storm chaser

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

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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The research icebreaker CCGS Amundsen.

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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mud, grey and deeply cracked from drought

Extreme research, precipitation

June 8, 2017 — 
U of M professors have received funding to study one of the most pressing water-related challenges

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Science Rendezvous promotional photographs at the University of Manitoba

Science in the city

May 11, 2017 — 
Festivities kick-off with hands-on science activities for schoolchildren at the U of M on Friday, May 12, with more than 1,000 students registered to attend

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