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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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Knowledge Exchange Workshop 2018 on board the CCGS Amundsen

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

Knowledge Exchange Workshop brings together Science, Policy and Indigenous groups

July 26, 2018 — 
The Knowledge Exchange Workshop was about communicating across the various stakeholders in the Arctic

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Technician on board the CCGS Amundsen with samples

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

Mercury in the food web: Sampling on board the CCGS Amundsen

July 25, 2018 — 
Mercury in the Food Web: Sampling on Board the CCGS Amundsen

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