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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


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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