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Greenland glacier photo. Credit: Image by Bernd Hildebrandt Pixabay

Dreams of ice

April 17, 2019 — 
A new Canada Excellence Research Chair has joined the University of Manitoba, adding to the university’s knowledge in the Arctic

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U of M advances to STARS Gold rating for sustainability achievements

March 12, 2019 — 
The University of Manitoba has been awarded a STARS Gold rating, improving upon the three-year status of STARS Silver, in recognition of its improvements to the university’s efforts in sustainability initiatives

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SDG Hub for Goal 6 – Clean Water and Sanitation

Research and International

U of M named Sustainable Development Goal Hub

February 25, 2019 — 
U of M was recently named the United Nations Academic Impact Hub for a Sustainable Development Goal

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Arctic ice photo from iStock.

Forecasting an ever-changing climate

February 4, 2019 — 
Julienne Stroeve's work measures and interprets changes to snow and sea ice cover in the Arctic Ocean as a result of climate change, and cautions the world about its impact

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The northern fulmar, bird of prey // Image: Mark Mallory

Where to eat in the North American Arctic

January 4, 2019 — 
Researchers develop novel maps to help protect crucial Arctic ecosystems

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U of M entomologist Dr. Jeffrey Marcus

Net gain: First new butterfly species identified since 2016

November 20, 2018 — 
Naming a new butterfly species from North America is very uncommon

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The burrowing owl // Photo: Jennie Horvat

For grassland bird conservation, it’s not the size that matters

August 7, 2018 — 
U of M researchers uncover something unusual that will help us save grassland birds

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