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New Twist On Arctic Melt Revealed By River Ice
2014-04-04 09:32:47

A new study led by Lance Lesack, a Simon Fraser University geographer and Faculty of Environment professor, has discovered unexpected climate-driven changes in the mighty Mackenzie River’s ice breakup.

Warm Rivers Play A Role In Arctic Sea Ice Melt
2014-03-06 06:32:21

According to a new study from NASA researchers, warm river waters draining into the Arctic Ocean are adding to the melting of sea ice in the Arctic Ocean each summer.

2013-06-10 10:19:55

Canada's Mackenzie River basin -- among the world's most important major ecosystems -- is poorly studied, inadequately monitored, and at serious risk due to climate change and resource exploitation.

Canada's Vast Mackenzie River Basin Has Major World Interests At Stake
2012-09-04 07:41:11

Watershed covers roughly 20 percent of Canada, including oil sands; The Mackenzie may discharge more water into the Arctic than the St. Lawrence into the Atlantic

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2009-09-22 13:11:50

Canadian scientists say they have discovered brown grizzly bears are feeding on migrating broad whitefish in a Northwest Territories stream. Scientists from the University of Alberta say the discovery in the Mackenzie Delta region of the Northwest Territories has researchers advising increased care in petroleum extraction and infrastructure development within the area. Oliver Barker and Andrew Derocher, who led the study, said they observed at least one brown bear engaged in the unusual...

2009-06-18 13:54:08

Scientists say they've found a much higher level of mercury flowing from Canada's Mackenzie River into the Arctic Ocean than found by previous studies. University of Alberta researcher Jennifer Graydon and her colleagues analyzed water in the Mackenzie River as it flowed north into the Beaufort Sea.

2009-06-16 12:14:18

University of Alberta researchers conducting a water study in the Mackenzie River Delta have found a dramatically higher delivery of mercury from the Mackenzie River to the Arctic Ocean than determined in previous studies.

2005-12-21 01:15:00

CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) - Public hearings into North America's first major Arctic gas pipeline will start next month and travel to communities throughout Canada's far North and elsewhere for nearly a year, regulators said on Tuesday.


Latest Mackenzie River Reference Libraries

2012-06-18 03:09:27

Symbol: DOAR Group: Dicot Family: Primulaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Subshrub Forb/herb Native Status: AK    N CAN    N Synonyms:   DOOCA Douglasia ochotensis (Willd. ex Roem. & Schult.) Hultén ssp. arctica (Hook.) Á. Löve & D. Löve Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AK Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom...

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  • Inward knowledge; understanding; conscience.
The word 'inwit' comes from Middle English inwit ("mind, reason, intellect, understanding; soul, spirit; feeling; the collection of inner faculties; one of five inner faculties; one of the outer bodily senses.; inward awareness of right or wrong, conscience"), from Old English *inwitt, inġewitnes ("consciousness, conscience, knowledge, knowing"), equivalent to in- +‎ wit. (Wiktionary)
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