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Environment and Geography News Archive


Wpg Free Press: Emission action needed or issues will get worse: climate change scientist

April 26, 2017 — 
The world is heating up — and much more quickly than expected, a recent Arctic research report states.

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An Inuit hunters walks on sea ice

Vote: SIKU mapping platform a finalist for Google challenge

March 22, 2017 — 
“We’re a small charity with a big heart. This funding will go a long way toward achieving our goals and helping Inuit communities address long-standing priorities for environmental and community health.”

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Tina Greenfield is among the archaeologists racing to excavate and document relics and rarities at sites that could be the next target of militant group ISIS. // PHOTO BY KATIE CHALMERS-BROOKS

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Some of our favourite stories of 2016

December 21, 2016 — 
Through the course of the year over 1,500 stories were shared with the U of M community and these are some of our favourites

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CBC The 180: The cold truth about wind chill

December 19, 2016 — 
U of M grad student sets the record straight

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Feiyue Wang uses a glove box in his lab, allowing him to work with samples sensitive to oxygen. // Photo by Kaitlin Vitt

Professor leads the way in Arctic environmental chemistry

December 15, 2016 — 
Feiyue Wang was named a Canada Research Chair (Tier 1) in Arctic Environmental Chemistry, receiving $1.4 million over seven years to support his Arctic research

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New book presents holiday memories in Manitoba

December 12, 2016 — 
Manitoba at Christmas: Holiday memories in the Keystone Province will be officially launched this week

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Yahoo!: Meet the Arctic’s New Top Predator—Killer Whales

December 7, 2016 — 
Sea ice experts explains why food chain is changing in Arctic

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CBC The National: Climate changing in Arctic

November 25, 2016 — 
Distinguished Professor David Barber talks to The National about the dramatic sea ice loss in the North

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NBC: China Offers Trump ‘Positive and Open Attitude Toward Cooperation’

November 14, 2016 — 
Vaclav Smil's work is referenced

Professor Stéphane McLachlan will lead a novel study exploring the pros and cons of hydropower development on the environment and Indigenous communities across Canada. // Photo: FreeNatureStock

Working together to solve modern problems

September 13, 2016 — 
Four University of Manitoba researchers are among the recipients of the latest $163-million funding announcement from the Government of Canada

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