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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.


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.


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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