Monthly Archives: July 2018

Living on the edge: the voles of Svalbard

The population of the sibling vole in the Norwegian Arctic island of Spitsbergen irregularly fluctuates from 200 individuals per hectare to almost none. Our research scientist, Dominique Fauteux tries to solve this mystery. Continue reading

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Botanist reveals his favourite grass

While Canadian news stories swirl around weed, Jeff Saarela reveals his favourite grass. (Hint: It’s Canadian homegrown.) Continue reading

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