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Redpath Museum outreach wins award

The Redpath Museum was awarded the «Prix du Bénévolat» from 24 heures de science during the 2014 Science pour tous Colloquium held in Québec on October 14th.
Wed, 2014-10-15 13:13

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Microplastic pollution discovered in St. Lawrence River

Previously undocumented in North American rivers, concentrations of microplastic particles in the St. Lawrence found to be as high as in the world’s most contaminated ocean sediments
Tue, 2014-09-23 12:23
Microplastics

A team of researchers from McGill University and the Quebec government have discovered microplastics (in the form of polyethylene ‘microbeads,’  less than 2 mm in diameter) widely distributed across the bottom of the St. Lawrence River, the first time such pollutants have been found in freshwater sediments

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Organization: McGill University
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What a 66M-year old forest fire reveals about dinosaurs

Remains of an ancient forest fire preserved in stone show ecology recovered similarly to modern-day forests
Thu, 2014-06-05 10:31
McGill field crew collecting fossils as part of a field course in Grasslands Nat

As far back as the time of the dinosaurs, 66 million years ago, forests recovered from fires in the same manner they do today, according to a team of researchers from McGill University and the Royal Saskatchewan Museum.

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Contact: Cynthia Lee
Organization: Media Relations, McGill University
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Office Phone: 514-398-6754
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