climate change

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...

Narwhal tusks reveal mercury exposure related to climate change

Published: 29Mar2021

In the Arctic, climate change and pollution are the biggest threats to top predators like narwhals. Studying the animals’ tusks reveals that diet and exposure to pollution have shifted over the...

Rural Alaskans struggle to access and afford water

Published: 25Mar2021

Water scarcity in rural Alaska is not a new problem, but the situation is getting worse with climate change. Lasting solutions must encourage the use of alternative water supplies like rainwater...

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]

Opinion: Degradation of Quebec forests is costly to all

Published: 8Nov2020

[Co-author Joshua Sterlin is a PhD student in the Department of Natural Resource Sciences at McGill University.]...

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