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 Department of Geography and the Environment at Lakehead University and the Department of Geography at 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
Polar bears fail to adapt to lack of food in warmer Arctic: BBCNews (July16, 2015)— Polar bears are unable to adapt their behaviour to cope with the food losses associated with warmer summers in the Arctic.
Canada Post pulls stamp that misidentified hoodoos as Dinosaur Provincial Park: Hoodoos on stamp are actually near Drumheller, Alta., about 200 kms away. CBCNews (June26, 2015)—
The centre of controversy: Where is Canada’s middle? MacLean's (June29, 2015)— It should be an easy question: What’s Canada’s geographic centre? But groups in Manitoba and Nunavut say they’re right.
Why B.C. may be in for a long, hot summer: A dry spring, a warmer than usual Pacific Ocean, and an El Niño means the hot weather could be here to stay. CBCNews (June26, 2015)—
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.
Greenland's sudden melt seen in new maps. Map of the Week:
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