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Environment Earth and Resources News Archive

Summer sea ice in Arctic

Ice, ice, maybe

September 14, 2022 — 
International team of researchers including UM scientists have used Artificial Intelligence (AI) and examined previous data from the satellites to discern between ice and ocean.

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Volcanic eruption and lava lake

Culprit behind mass extinction identified, motive remains unknown

September 9, 2022 — 
A team of scientists has found the mechanism that has triggered past extinction events

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Fiona Lebar stands in front of the COP26 sign, made of plants

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

COP26 experience helps guide research

September 6, 2022 — 
Through my experience at COP26, working at the Office of Sustainability, and through courses during the later years of my undergraduate degree I have been able to determine I want to focus on working with people and communities to solve climate issues.

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Winnipeg Free Press: Rediscovered Morden shark fossil floats into ‘special’ territory

July 20, 2022 — 
The remains of a member of an ancient shark species recently rediscovered at the Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre are now on display in Morden.

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A solargraph of the sun's movement across campus for 2 years during the pandemic lockdown.

Pinhole camera captures passage of time during pandemic

July 15, 2022 — 
A solargraph captured by a pinhole camera with a very long exposure displays the daily path of the sun over the course of two years of the pandemic lockdown

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Farmland in Oxbow, Saskatchewan.

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

‘Farmland Matters’ podcast hosted by UM master’s students

June 24, 2022 — 
Four University of Manitoba Masters Students created a podcast based on their research into how patterns of farmland ownership are changing across the Canadian Prairies.

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Six Canada Research Chairs announced at UM

June 6, 2022 — 
'Their successful appointment recognizes them among the best in Canada in their respective fields'

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The Churchill Marine Observatory under the northern lights, beneath the words 'Marine Science.'

Research and International

Marine science

May 17, 2022 — 
Marine science in Canada's third ocean

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A group of people holding a star blanket.

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

Ceremony marks Reconciliation journey in the Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth, and Resources

May 16, 2022 — 
The faculty hosted a traditional Indigenous naming and pipe ceremony to commemorate two new initiatives the Riddell Faculty is pursuing as part of its commitment to Reconciliation with Indigenous communities.

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Earth Day 2022: A message from President Michael Benarroch

April 18, 2022 — 
'A day to raise awareness of environmental concerns and the need to change the way we think about climate―and not just weather extremes, but the political and business climate as well'

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