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Natural Resources Institute News Archive

a bird ina toque and scarf by a candle

Are Christmas lights bad for birds?

December 21, 2017 — 
How so?

Golden-winged Warbler // Photo: Christian Artuso

Trouble in Manitoba’s golden-winged warblers population

November 28, 2017 — 
Genetic change is underway in what was once thought to be the most genetically pure songbird population

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Books / Photo d-221, flickr

Looking after each other, SSHRC grants empowering communities through research

November 15, 2017 — 
'All innovation is inherently social, which means the social sciences and humanities are especially important in this time of rapid change'

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Yahoo!: Soil testing underway for 100 properties in St. Boniface amid contamination concerns

September 12, 2017 — 
University of Manitoba researchers and volunteers went yard-to-yard in south St. Boniface Monday collecting garden vegetables and soil samples for testing amid concerns the dirt is contaminated.


CTV: Tall grass, less herbicides can save Manitoba Hydro cash

August 25, 2017 — 
Researchers at the University of Manitoba have found a way to save Manitoba Hydro money, without spending a dime.

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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Daily Star: Are women better guardians of natural resources?

March 29, 2017 — 
'For the last few decades millions of small-scale activities undertaken by micro-lenders synergistically had a huge impact on the environment'



Now Grenada: Grenadians and U of M Contribute to Conservation and Education

March 29, 2017 — 
Nicola Koper and her team were highlighted for their great work

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A gray kingbird rests on a palm in Grenada

Taking flight for first-ever survey of island’s birds

May 19, 2016 — 
NRI prof heads to Caribbean island with grad students to continue her basic research on native songbirds

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NRI prof reports to international diplomatic forum on water and energy

April 8, 2016 — 
Emdad Haque presented "Water resources, risk and (in)security: Canadian perspectives"

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