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Airship flying over Canada's North

Op-ed: Transport Canada 2030 strategic plan missing a key plank

February 24, 2021 — 
“The way to build a strong future is by both protecting the environment and creating good jobs,” the Prime Minister has said. And electrically-powered cargo airships meet this criterion.

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Researchers observed that some species, such as antelope, were able to migrate northward, while others, including the Arctic fox, became extinct in areas of what is now Russia. This knowledge can be used to predict how plants and animals will respond to future climate changes

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

Knowledge about the past can preserve the biodiversity of tomorrow

August 28, 2020 — 
By mapping the prevalence of species using combined fossil data archives, researchers were able to see how individual plant and animal species — and entire ecosystems — have responded to historical temperature increases

The Apollo 16 crew captured this Earthrise. Apollo 16 launched on April 16, 1972 and landed on the moon on April 20. / Photo: NASA

UM co-signs investment charter and joins forces to address climate change

June 18, 2020 — 
UM has pledged to follow the United Nations’ Principles in Responsible Investing framework

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Purple Martin perched on a stick

A (sorta) good news story about a songbird and climate change

December 12, 2019 — 
A recent discovery suggests Purple Martins, unlike other long-distance migratory songbirds, show promise of being able to adapt to climate change

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Tree leaves against the backdrop of the sky

Op-ed: In climate change fight, simplest solutions might be the most obvious

September 30, 2019 — 
Trees, a simple solution

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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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