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  1. New map helps predict where greenhouse gas might be emitted after permafrost thaw

    Global guide uses areas of land surface collapse as indicators

  2. Trees may be limited in how they can cope with climate change

    Evidence for convergent evolution published in Science surprises researchers

  3. Atmospheric lead deposition near oilsands in decline since 1970s, says researcher

    Findings counter belief that oilsands are polluting region with atmospheric lead

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In the News

  1. Fort McMurray blaze seemed to have a brain

    Calgary Herald - Mike Flannigan, a wildland fire expert at the University of Alberta, is quoted in this story that looks back on the Fort McMurray wildfire.

  2. Fire and water

    Globe and Mail - Uldis Silins, professor of forest hydrology at the University of Alberta, one of the 11 members of the Southern Rockies Watershed Project that is studying the effects of fires on water sources. He says the Fort McMurray fire’s proximity to the city’s water treatment plant has implications for drinking quality due to sedimentation.

  3. Food conditioned behaviours by wolves more likely to occur as visitation grows

    Bow Valley Crag and Canyon - Lu Carbyn, an adjunct professor at the University of Alberta and a member of the International Union for the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN) Wolf Specialist Group and Canid Group, said Parks Canada had no choice but to put down the wolf as her boldness could have been passed on to other wolves and the two pups in the pack.

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Where are they now?

  1. Juanita Spence

    BSc, Environmental and Conservation Science, 2001 Child/Youth Education Program Manager, City of Edmonton

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