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New UNESCO designation

Three sites from the Atlantic provinces have made their entrance into the top 100 List of UNESCO Geological Heritage sites. Dr. Audrey Limoges (Department of Earth Sciences at UNB) explains the paleontological and geological significance of each of these sites during a Radio-Canada French-language interview on the francophone show Le Réveil. "Une nouvelle désignation de l'Unesco pour trois sites en N.-É. et à T.-N.-L [07 h 49]" (English Translation: "New UNESCO designation for three sites in NS & NL [07 h 49]")

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The island where seaweed is king (cbc.ca)

Grand Manan, off New Brunswick's southwest coast, has earned a global reputation for the quality of its dulse. Meet some of the people keeping the production going. Palamria palmata (dulse) - Photo credit Dr. Gary Saunders

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Researchers dive for kelp in the Arctic

UNB Faculty of Science alumna Dr. Amanda Savoie leads Canadian research on the impacts of climate change on Arctic seaweed diversity. (photo credit Roger Bull / Canadian Museum of Nature)

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UNB research heading into orbit on NASA earth observation mission

Researchers at the University of New Brunswick (UNB) are part of a new consortium that will see Canadian innovation advance our ability to tackle climate change and severe weather.

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New programs in Environmental Science

UNB is launching new programs in environmental sciences available for students pursuing a bachelor of science degree.

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Co-op works for students

Co-op is a critical part of your academic degree. By joining the Science Co-op Program, you can gain experience in your chosen field, practice your technical & interpersonal skills, build your network, and earn income to offset the cost of school.