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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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Ship going through Arctic ice

International team of researchers release status report on changing Arctic

April 25, 2017 — 
SWIPA give politicians and the public an understanding of what is occurring in this vital landscape

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Tiffany Pastrick feeds a squirrel

2017 Co-operative Education Student Champion named

April 7, 2017 — 
“I just couldn’t believe it. I was so beyond proud of myself because I worked so hard for this.'

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The research icebreaker CCGS Amundsen

Uphere: The Big Spill – What do you get when you mix oil and Arctic water?

April 6, 2017 — 
Can natural bacteria help clean up after an oil spill in the Arctic?

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Faculty of Science

The University of Manitoba bursts open for Science Rendezvous

April 5, 2017 — 
Join us on campus on Saturday, May 13, 2017 for a free day of fun and discovery.

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