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  1. Sylvie Quideau

    US science journal films protocol of ALES researcher

    How-to videos a burgeoning trend in how scientists communicate

  2. Mike Flannigan

    Fort McMurray blaze among most extreme

    Record heat, tinder-dry conditions contributed to Alberta’s most devastating inferno, says UAlberta wildland fire professor. Expect more extremes in the future.

  3. Mark Poesch

    Conservation ecologist launches first study of fish health in replacement lakes in oilsands region

    Mark Poesch to lead $1 million project to assess CNRL’s Horizon Lake site

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In the News

  1. The stunning pulse of carbon to the atmosphere from the Fort McMurray fire

    Washington Post - U of A wildland fire professor Mike Flannigan believes the Fort McMurray wildfire may have contributed more than the 85 million tons of carbon dioxide equivalent emissions some experts have suggested. Coverage appears on, in the National Post, Calgary Herald, Edmonton Journal, Ottawa Citizen, Windsor Star and Toronto Star, Regina Leader-Post and Radio Canada International. Department of Renewable Resources chair Vic Lieffers is interviewed about young timber on CKWX radio in Vancouver.

  2. Mountain pine beetle research helping forests recover

    Peace Country Sun - Story about the mountain pine beetle highlights research being conducted by UAlberta forestry researchers Ellen Macdonald, Vic Lieffers and Mike Flannigan and the recent Mountain Pine Beetle and Stand Rehabilitation Research Forum and Field Tour.

  3. Black bears prowling Canadian oil town in wake of massive wildfire

    New York Times - Evacuees returning to the charred Canadian oil sands city of Fort McMurray next month may have to contend with black bears who have been prowling the streets in search of food. U of A biologist Lee Foote comments in this story, published by Reuters, and in another article that appears in the Vancouver Province, CTV, CBC, Business Insider, Newsweek, Yahoo! News Canada, Lycos News, MSN, Toledo Blade and Weather Network.

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