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Environment Earth and Resources News Archive

A crab fishing boat trapped in the multiyear sea ice off the Newfoundland coast. Credit: David G. Barber.

Arctic sea ice becoming a spring hazard for North Atlantic ships

March 19, 2018 — 
More Arctic sea ice is entering the North Atlantic Ocean, making it increasingly dangerous for ships in late spring, suggests new research

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Let’s Change How We Eat on Campus

March 15, 2018 — 
Special Food Systems Research Group student seminar

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The 3MT final competition is March 21 at 7 p.m. in the Robert B. Schultz Theatre. Matthew Cook, a master’s student in psychology, is one of 13 graduate students who will be presenting their research at the event.

Finalists ready to put spotlight on innovative research at 3MT finale

March 14, 2018 — 
Thirteen graduate students were chosen from a field of 36 and they're getting set for the March 21 finals

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Wpg Free Press: Arctic scientists take students into the field

March 12, 2018 — 
A handful of researchers from the University of Manitoba’s Centre for Earth Observation Sciences swapped their lab coats for parkas and Sorels to give local students a hands on Arctic research experience.


Savannah Sparrow sits on a hand // Photo: Clair Curry

Landmark study reports on new layer of complexity in songbird communication

March 5, 2018 — 
An update from the songbird file

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Microbiology lab on SET Day. // Image from R Massinon

High schools students explore science, engineering and technology at #SETDay2018

February 26, 2018 — 
Nearly 200 high school students and teachers arrived at the U of M campus to explore the science, engineering and technology (SET) playground

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Deserts within our urban food system

February 22, 2018 — 
Accessibility of nutritious food in some Winnipeg neighbourhoods a challenge

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A selection of dried fish and seafood displayed for sale in a Southeast Asian market.

Faculty of Arts

Food for Thought: Dried fish matters

February 20, 2018 — 
Second talk in series focuses on the social economy of dried fish for livelihoods and food security

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Carp in Lake Winnipeg may have ingested microplastic particles

Microplastics found inside fish from Lake Winnipeg

February 16, 2018 — 
'This will be an issue that is around for some time simply due to how long it takes plastics to degrade'

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U of M President David Barnard with Rachel Nickel, winner of the 2017 3MT competition.

Faculty of Graduate Studies

3MT – Broaden your knowledge in the time it takes to brew a cup of tea

February 13, 2018 — 
Presentations range from polar bears to hoarders to antimicrobial resistance and more

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