Fellowship in United College
Congratulations to retired Geography professor Dr. William Rannie for being named a Fellow in United College at the UWinnipeg graduation ceremonies held on Thursday, June 11, 2015. Dr. Rannie's accomplishments can be viewed at http://www.uwinnipeg.ca/awards-distinctions/fellowship-united-college/rannie.html
The Departments of Geography at Lakehead University and the University of Winnipeg are pleased to co-host September 25-27, 2015 PCAG2015 to be held from at the Lakeside Inn and Conference Centre in Kenora, Ontario .
Geography in the News
Caribbean swelters under worst drought in five years: TheGuardian (June24, 2015)— Forecasters expect quieter hurricane season this year which means less rain to help refill dry reservoirs and water withering crops.
Sixth mass extinction is here: Humanity's existence threatened: Science Daily (June19, 2015)— Biologists have use highly conservative estimates to prove that species are disappearing faster than at any time since the dinosaurs' demise.
Mysterious Warm Blob in Pacific Wreaking Havoc: DiscoveryNews (June17, 2015)— A bizarre patch of warm water is being blamed for everything from the California drought to deaths of sea lions.
More than 10,000 flee erupting Indonesian volcano: SpaceDaily (June17, 2015)— More than 10,000 villagers have fled a rumbling volcano in western Indonesia this month, most in recent days after a series of violent eruptions, an official said Tuesday.
A third of the world's biggest groundwater basins are in distress: ScienceDaily (June17, 2015)— Two new studies show that civilization is rapidly draining some of its largest groundwater basins, yet there is little to no accurate data about how much water remains in them.
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