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CBC Manitoba: Bikes, shopping carts and oil drums were among the trash pulled out of Winnipeg’s Seine River

August 22, 2023 — 
Save Our Seine team collected enough garbage to fill over 100 bags

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Two researchers standing next to their snowmobiles in snow.

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

UM scientists see record shattering Antarctic sea ice conditions first-hand

August 10, 2023 — 
UM Scientists See Record Shattering Antarctic Sea Ice Conditions First-Hand

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An aerial shot of an Arctic fox den

CBC Manitoba: Spying on Arctic foxes from space reveals the species have a green thumb effect on tundra

August 8, 2023 — 
The effects of climate change appear to be driving Arctic fox numbers down in northern Manitoba, threatening their role as "ecosystem engineers".

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CBC Up to Speed: Dr. Dorthe Dahl-Jensen

July 21, 2023 — 
Dr. Dorthe Dahl-Jensen is the lead on a project with fifteen other institutions talks to CBC's Up to Speed host, Faith Fundal about a breakthrough discovery in understanding climate change and its implications.

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Researchers discover evidence of melting ice sheet in Greenland

July 21, 2023 — 
Researchers from the University of Manitoba and fifteen other institutions have made a breakthrough discovery in understanding climate change and its implications, revealing that at least 20% of Greenland was green 416,000 years ago, a new study in the journal Science shows.

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visits campus in 2023

Prime Minister visits campus

April 12, 2023 — 
The Prime Minister visited toured the Stanley Pauley Engineering Building on April 12 and spoke about clean technology.

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Julienne Stroeve

National Geographic: Arctic ice is getting thinner by the day—and sea life is suffering

March 17, 2023 — 
Professor Julienne Stroeve's work gets noticed

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Bags of produce.

Asper School of Business

Policy Options: How gleaning food addresses greenhouse gas emissions and food insecurity

February 3, 2023 — 
Canada faces two pressing and related sustainability issues: food insecurity and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.

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Faculty of Graduate Studies

Monitoring the melting of permafrost

December 12, 2022 — 
As Earth's climate warms this UM grad has created an innovative tool to ensure our buildings remain safe.

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A Cape ground squirrel grooming in Namibia // Photo: Jane Waterman

Squirrel sperm and feet tell a different climate change story

November 28, 2022 — 
Two UM studies found that climate change is altering ground squirrels’ sperm and feet, and this warns of big consequences potentially coming to endangered ecosystems.

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