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Cedar Waxwing on a branch

Op-ed: Reducing traffic means more birds and happier people

September 24, 2021 — 
A guest essay by Nicola Koper and her colleague in the Globe and Mail.

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A bald eagle on a river bed

UM study shows most North American birds impacted by COVID-19 lockdowns

September 23, 2021 — 
Almost all the species they studied (80%) changed their use of human-altered habitats during the pandemic, and all types of birds, from hawks to hummingbirds, were affected.

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Wildfires burn on the island of Evia, north of Athens, Greece, on Aug. 3, 2021, as the country dealt with the worst heat wave in decades. Temperatures reached 41 C in parts of Athens. (AP Photo/Michael Pappas)

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

5 things to watch for in the latest IPCC report on climate science

August 9, 2021 — 
The report will provide policy-makers with the best possible information regarding the physical science of climate change, which is essential for long-term planning in many sectors, from infrastructure to energy to social welfare. Here are five things to look for in the new report.

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Screen shot from Bill Gates' video on Vaclav Smil's latest book

Gates Notes: What sweat, wine, and electricity can teach us about humanity

August 3, 2021 — 
Bill Gates gives praise for Vaclav Smil's latest book

Students operating specialized microscopy equipment in NanoFab Laboraotry

Research and International

$1.3 million to UM research from Research Manitoba

July 28, 2021 — 
2021 Research Manitoba Awards Competition Results

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A metal resarch building shot as magesticaly as possible against a grey sky

Inuit communities partner with UM to develop Arctic oil spill preparedness and emergency response using genomics research

July 22, 2021 — 
$6.7 million in funding from Genome Canada and Genome Prairie

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Congratulations to three new UM Distinguished Professors

July 14, 2021 — 
Dr. Mostafa Fayek, Dr. Thomas Hack, and Dr. Sandra Kouritzin are 2021 recipients, effective May 19

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Sign saying the Department of Earth Sciences

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

Re-introducing the Department of Earth Sciences

June 29, 2021 — 
The University of Manitoba's Board of Governors has approved a name change for the Department of Geological Sciences to the Department of Earth Sciences

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MV Namao, a research vessel on Lake Winnipeg

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

Two Environment and Geography honours students publish thesis research

June 22, 2021 — 
This year, two students of Dr. Tim Papakyriakou published versions of their undergrad honours thesis projects in peer-reviewed journals.

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

2021 Riddell Undergraduate Thesis Prize

June 18, 2021 — 
2021 Undergraduate Thesis Prize Winner

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