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Amy Brown on the job in Katannilik Territorial Park in Nunavut.

Alumni Abroad: Warm coats & muskox roast

July 16, 2018 — 
Amy Brown works for the Government of Nunavut as Acting Director of Nunavut Parks and Special Places

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The research icebreaker CCGS Amundsen.

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

Drone surveys of Hudson Bay sea ice

July 9, 2018 — 
Master's student Madison Harasyn conducts aerial surveys of Hudson Bay sea ice using a combination of drones and a helicopter camera

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The research icebreaker CCGS Amundsen.

CBC: No timeline yet on Churchill rail repairs as natural resources minister visits community

July 3, 2018 — 
Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr is visiting Churchill for a series of meetings on climate change and its impact on arctic waters and ice.

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David Capelle sampling water // Photo: L.Dalman

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

From the field: Hudson Bay research with BaySys Team 4

June 8, 2018 — 
Post-doc fellow David Capelle is having a fruitful time in the field working with his advisor Tim Papakyriakou, and filed a report on his research investigating carbon cycles in Hudson Bay

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Wpg Free Press: Manitoba MP attending Churchill summit to carve out town’s role once railway repaired

June 8, 2018 — 
A team of University of Manitoba scientists are aboard the CCGS Amundsenicebreaker, lead by David Barber, and are scheduled to arrive July 2 at the Port of Churchill.

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Canoes, Colonialism and Reconciliation

June 4, 2018 — 
Please join us on Friday, June 8, for a screening of two films about canoes, followed by a Q&A with filmmakers Derrick LaMere and Hillary Beattie. 

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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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PhD student and 2018 3MT finalist and People’s Choice winner Jill Bueddefeld

Faculty of Graduate Studies

Top 5: experiences to learn about nature in Manitoba

May 18, 2018 — 
Grad student and researcher Jill Bueddefeld shares her recommendations.

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Jill Bueddefeld

Driving change: Teaching people to alter behaviour in the face of climate change

May 17, 2018 — 
PhD student Jill Bueddefeld uncovers how nature-based tourism teaches people about the environment and their role in conservation

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Faculty of Science

“Big on Birds: Dr. Emily McKinnon to Speak at ‘Birds Vs. Windows’ Outreach Event”

May 14, 2018 — 
“Birds vs. Windows” is being presented in order to educate the public about the devastating impact of window collisions on bird populations, as well as how to prevent them and what to do with injured birds. This outreach event is part of NSERC’s Science Odyssey.

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