NBP in the News: “Barometers of Environmental Change”

Barometers of Environmental Change

(By Mary MacKay, The Guardian, 18/03/10)

Insects are the canary in the coalmine in terms of warning signs in the fragile ecosystem of the Canadian Arctic.  And now a group of professors and students from UPEI, McGill University in Montreal, Que., and the University of Toronto (UofT) in Ontario is set to seek out and study insects, spiders and their arthropod relatives to determine the effects of climate change in the north, which is under immense environmental pressure.

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