Arctic Breeding Common Eiders and the Students that Study Them

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Guest post by Rolanda Steenweg, PhD candidate, Dalhousie University & Association of Polar Early Career Scientists (APECS) member Celebrating Polar Week: March 14-20, 2016 A new field season On little East Bay Island, off Southampton Island, Nunavut, biologists slumber in their cool, grey cabin. Surrounded by ice, they anticipate the spring arrival of their study […]

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The Case for Space: A Win-Win for Both Culture and Science

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by Naeem Budhwani Director of Communications, Students for the Exploration and Development of Space (SEDS-Canada) In a fervent appeal to the United States Senate in 2012, Neil deGrasse Tyson declared that, as a culture, the US should boost their declining economy by overhauling their space program. Few would disagree that space is a gold mine […]

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