Arctic

Scientists scan horizon for future invasive species challenges

Published: 4May2017

Shipping and mining in the Arctic. The spread of invasive microbial pathogens around the world. Changing agricultural practices. Use of genomic-modification tools. Those are among the 14 most...

Student captures 2nd place in NSERC - Science, action! competition

Published: 5Apr2017

Congratulations to M.Sc. candidate Émile Brisson-Curadeau (Supervisor: Prof. Kyle Elliott, NRS) for capturing second place in "NSERC -" Science, action!" competition contest for "La sentinelle des...

Sea ice extent in Arctic and Antarctic reached record lows in November

Published: 7Dec2016

“Both the Arctic and Antarctic experienced record lows in sea ice extent in November, with scientists astonished to see Arctic ice actually retreating at a time when the region enters the cold...

Socioeconomics play key role in Arctic Search and Rescue

Published: 30Sep2016

Traveling and harvesting on the land and sea is of vital importance to Indigenous communities in the Canadian Arctic and subarctic, with links to food security, cultural identity, and wellbeing. A...

HMS Terror was found

Published: 13Sep2016

The second, HMS Terror, of the two Franklin Expedition shipwrecks was found earlier this month, Arctic Research Foundation expedition lead Adrian Schimnowski confirmed Monday. (Toronto Star)...

Ferring Canada Donates $2 Million to McGill University

Published: 1Sep2016

TORONTO – September 1, 2016 – Ferring Canada, a subsidiary of Ferring Pharmaceuticals, is proud to announce a $2 million donation to McGill University in Montreal, Canada that will be used to...

A ‘tropical’ parasitic disease emerges in the Arctic

Published: 28Apr2016

By Julie Robert, McGill University Health Centre Canadian researchers describe the first outbreak of Cryptosporidium parasite in Nunavik

Nearing the limits of life on Earth

Published: 19Jan2016

Failure to find active microbes in coldest Antarctic soils has implications for search for life on Mars...

Nearing the limits of life on Earth

Published: 19Jan2016

By Katherine Gombay, McGill Newsroom Failure to find active microbes in coldest Antarctic soils has implications for search for life on Mars

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