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  1. Mike Flannigan

    Climate change could decrease wetland carbon storage

    RenR researcher studied effect in unique section of northern Alberta

  2. Guillermo Hernandez Ramirez

    New funding targets GHG emission reduction projects

    Four ALES researchers share $1.3 million in funding for projects on beef cattle, crops and spray foam

  3. Jayson Lusk

    Inaccurate ideas about food lead to bad policies says Food Police author

    Jayson Lusk preaches benefits of modern food production system at annual Bentley Lecture

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In the News

  1. Cash-prize coyote hunt no danger to animal population

    University of Alberta biologist Lee Foote says a controversial tournament in Alberta offering a cash prize to the team of hunters that can kill the most coyotes in one day poses no risk to the animal population.

  2. Attack of the pine beetle

    When the mountain pine beetle began blazing a path across forests in British Columbia and Alberta, nobody could have imagined the extent of the damage to come. Nadir Erbilgin, associate professor and Canada Research Chair in Forest Entomology in the Department of Renewable Resources is interviewed.

  3. Department chair at the U of A’s school of forest science and management tells a few things about Edmonton’s trees

    Many of the oldest trees in Edmonton can be found around the city’s core and Old Strathcona, according to Vic Lieffers, department chair at the U of A’s Faculty of Agricultural, Life and Environment Sciences.

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