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Arctic water. // Image from Pixabay.

Federal government funds U of M research into oil spill responses

August 12, 2019 — 
Seven U of M research projects aimed at testing new technologies and techniques to improve our responses to oil spills have been funded by the federal government

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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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Dr. Dorthe Dahl-Jensen (right) with Minister for Research in Denmark Tommy Ahler, looking at a piece of ice from the Glacial period.

New CERC to advance sea ice research

April 17, 2019 — 
Dorthe Dahl-Jensen will be researching how Canadian and Greenlandic glaciers drain fresh water into the ocean

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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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The Bison women's hockey team bring home the gold in the U SPORTS National Championships! PHOTO COURTESY BRANDON VANDECAVEYE, WESTERN UNIVERSITY.

Top stories of 2018

December 21, 2018 — 
Another amazing year reaches its conclusion at the University of Manitoba

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Expedition to Churchill.

Expedition Churchill: A Gateway to Arctic Research

November 30, 2018 — 
Creative public education and outreach campaign to share world-leading Arctic climate change research

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A polar bear in the Arctic.

The Conversation: How we solved an Arctic mercury mystery

October 19, 2018 — 
Why do marine animals in the western Arctic have higher mercury levels than those in the east?

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) Søren Rysgaard, Virginie Galindo, Yubin Hu, Jens Ehn, Wieter Boone and Jørgen Bendtsen, near Station Nord, Northeast Greenland. // Photo by Wieter Boone

Bundling up for summer

September 16, 2018 — 
'Through my many years in the Greenland and Canadian Arctic, I have witnessed that sea ice and glaciers are melting very fast'

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PhD Candidate Enoil de Souza Junior

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

Q&A with grad student Enoil de Souza Junior

August 14, 2018 — 
Meet PhD candidate Enoil de Souza Junior. Growing up in Brazil he wanted to be a soccer player but now he's studying the Arctic

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