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Seabirds & their vulnerability to a warming climate: Q&A with researcher Emily Choy

Published: 3Aug2021

A study released this month found that as the climate changes in the North, some cold-adapted arctic birds are especially susceptible to heat stress.

Arctic seabirds are less heat tolerant, more vulnerable to climate change

Published: 7Jul2021

The Arctic is warming at approximately twice the global rate. A new study led by researchers from McGill University finds that cold-adapted Arctic species, like the thick-billed murre, are...

Narwal tusks reveal mercury exposure related to climate change

Published: 31Mar2021

“Our research shows that climate change is having substantial impacts on Arctic ecosystems, with consequences for exposure to toxic pollutants like mercury,” says co-author Jean-Pierre Desforges, a...

Arctic Researcher wins prestigious 2020 L’Oréal Canada For Women in Science Research Excellence Fellowship

Published: 25Nov2020

Emily Choy [Post Doctoral Fellow, NRS. Advisor : Kyle Elliott] became hooked on the Arctic when, as a Master’s student, she jumped on a research opportunity to study the effects of manmade...

Ecological insights from three decades of animal movement tracking across a changing Arctic

Published: 8Nov2020

[Natural Resource Sciences professor Kyle Elliott, Canada Research Chair in Arctic Ecology, and grad students Allison Patterson and Don-Jean Leandri-Breton are co-authors on this study]

Government of Canada funds collaborative research to clean Arctic oil spills

Published: 3Sep2019

Two McGill researchers developing solutions to clean marine oil spills in the Northwest Passage and in oceans surrounding Canada to receive $3.7 million in funding from the Multi-Partner Research...

De retour de l’Arctique

Published: 12Oct2018

Que nous dit le Grand Nord sur notre climat, présent et passé? Isabelle Burgun s’entretient avec deux chercheurs : Marianne Falardeau-Côté, candidate au doctorat au département des sciences des...

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...

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