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A guillemot male and his offspring contemplating the leap into nothingness from a cliff at Saunders, Northwest Greenland. Photo: Knud Falk

 

Changing sea ice in the Canadian Arctic is the inspiration behind SIKU (pronounced: see-coo) a new online social media and mapping platform, which is a finalist for the Google.org Impact Challenge.

The Faculty of Biosciences, Fisheries and Economics (BFE) has a permanent position vacant as Professor / Associate Professor in marine botany. The position is attached to the Department of Arctic and Marine Biology (AMB) and the research group Arctic Marine System Ecology (AMSE) in Tromsø.

The 8th Annual Arctic Science Day was held Thursday, March 9th, and brought together students from Grades 7-12 together with research scientists from the University of Manitoba (CEOS) and the Department of Fisheries and Oceans on the frozen lakes of FortWhyte Alive.

New research, carried out by a team of researchers from Arctic Research Centre, Aarhus University, shows that a very small bird, the little auk (søkonge), has a very large effect on both freshwater and terrestrial ecosystems in the remote Arctic region.

A Winter Oceanography Project in Collaboration with the Cree Nation of Chisasibi, Eastern James Bay

It's finally winter here in southeast Hudson Bay/James Bay and the ice is thick enough to travel along the coast, so it was high time to get out of the office and into the field!

The Greenland Ecosystem Monitoring programme has produced a special issue of the journal AMBIO: Synthesis of the Greenland Ecosystem Monitoring Programme.

A group of University of Manitoba researchers have received a multimillion-dollar grant to study how best to clean up in the event of an oil spill in the Arctic.

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