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James Lavallée training on the water

Indigenous

Elite kayaker James Lavallée making waves on and off the water

October 25, 2017 — 
'I’m very proud to be Métis. It was important during the Canada Games to showcase that, because I was on my homeland'

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Climate Change Symposium

Climate Change: From Challenges to Opportunities

October 25, 2017 — 
Academics from across Canada will discuss this multi-faceted, global issue, and its impact on geography, business, natural resources, the Arctic and national security

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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 did not purposefully seek this monster out in Cambridge Bay, Nunavut. But she found one while living on an ice camp.

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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Justin Budyk kick-nets for dragonfly larva and other benthic invertebrates as part of a research project for his co-op program at the IISD-ELA. The insects were to be identified, used to determine isotopic signatures and included in a survey.

‘My love of the natural world fuels my interest and curiosity’

October 12, 2017 — 
Justin Budyk’s passion for his studies comes from his love of the outdoors

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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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