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Three conversations we need to have – right now

October 9, 2019 — 
New Visionary Conversations series to address pressing issues in our community, world

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

UM scientists teach water quality essentials to young learners

October 4, 2019 — 
Aspiring ecologists had the opportunity to learn from water quality experts at the University of Manitoba’s Centre for Earth Observation Science

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

Sources of climate science

September 30, 2019 — 
CEOS scholar will be taking part in MOSAiC, the largest polar expedition ever conceived

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earth, seen from space

President Barnard’s message on the global climate strike

September 25, 2019 — 
'I encourage everyone to work collectively and learn more about the ways in which we can live more sustainably in our daily lives. Our future depends on it.'

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Office of Sustainability

University of Manitoba students plan events on campus for Global Climate Strike

September 23, 2019 — 
In observance of the Global Climate Strike, UM students are planning campus events from Sept. 23-27 to create awareness of environmental issues and the strike itself.

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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

Climate change HQ

August 21, 2019 — 
The International Glaciological Society’s Sea Ice Symposium (IGS) brings researchers and academics from around the world to Winnipeg to discuss the important role sea ice plays in global climate, polar marine ecosystems, globalization and Indigenous cultures.

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Pixabay image of mud, grey and deeply cracked from drought.

Op-ed: Climate change needs emergency response

July 5, 2019 — 
'Our leaders must gather the courage and moral fortitude they need to level with Canadians'

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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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