News Article – Rocky Mountain dry: Canada’s waning water supply sows division in farm belt

Rocky Mountain dry: Canada’s waning water supply sows division in farm belt

Rod Nickel and Jeff Lewis
Reuters
September 2, 2021

“CROWSNEST PASS, Alberta, Sept 2 (Reuters) – Where fly fisherman Shane Olson once paddled summer tourists around in a boat, he now guides them by foot – carefully navigating shallow waters one step at a time…”

See the story here: https://www.reuters.com/world/americas/rocky-mountain-dry-canadas-waning-water-supply-sows-division-farm-belt-2021-09-02/

News Article – Scientists warn glacier in Canadian Rockies is slipping away before their eyes at unprecedented rate

Scientists warn glacier in Canadian Rockies is slipping away before their eyes at unprecedented rate

Jayme Doll
Global News
August 31, 2021

“A summer of unprecedented heat has not been kind to the iconic ice in the Canadian Rockies. According to researchers, glaciers are melting at a rate never seen before.”

See the story here: https://globalnews.ca/news/8154343/canadian-rockies-glacier-melt/

Prof. Bob Patrick is guest editor for special issue of Water journal

Professor Bob Patrick of the Centre for Hydrology is serving as guest editor of the journal, Water, on this special issue relating to the water resources management and water security problems of small island communities.  Those with research results on this topic are encourage to contact Dr. Patrick (robert.patrick@usask.ca).

Click here to see more details on the issue, including messages from Dr. Patrick and Editor-in-Chief Dr. Jean-Luc Probst.

Article – Heatwave causes unprecedented glacial ice melt in Canadian Rocky Mountains

Heatwave causes unprecedented glacial ice melt in Canadian Rocky Mountains

WION
September 1, 2021

Following an exceptionally warm summer, the iconic ice of the Canadian Rockies is melting at a rate that has never been seen before.

See the article here: https://www.wionews.com/world/heatwave-causes-unprecedented-glacial-ice-melt-in-canadian-rocky-mountains-409982

News Video – “Horrific:” Scientists warn glaciers in Canadian Rockies are melting at unprecedented rate

“Horrific:” Scientists warn glaciers in Canadian Rockies are melting at unprecedented rate

The Global Herald
August 31, 2021

A summer of unprecedented heat has not been kind to the iconic ice in the Canadian Rockies. According to researchers, glaciers are melting at a rate never seen before.

See the article here: https://theglobalherald.com/news/horrific-scientists-warn-glaciers-in-canadian-rockies-are-melting-at-unprecedented-rate/

News Article – USask ArtSci graduate builds career from undergraduate research experiences

USask ArtSci graduate builds career from undergraduate research experiences

Brooke Kleiboer
USask News
August 13, 2021

“The best researchers are those that are continuing to learn.”

Read the article here: https://vpresearch.usask.ca/students/undergraduate/student-stories/usask-artsci-graduate-builds-career-from-undergraduate-research-experiences.php

News Interviews – Drought, Climate Change and Agriculture

Farmers and Climate

David Gray (Host)
CBC Radio, Calgary Eyeopener
August 25, 2021

Listen here: https://www.cbc.ca/listen/live-radio/1-5-calgary-eyeopener/clip/15862522-farmers-climate


Farmers innovating to save their fields

Mark Connolly (Host)
CBC Radio, Edmonton AM
August 25, 2021

Listen here: https://www.cbc.ca/listen/live-radio/1-17-edmonton-am/clip/15862483-farmers-innovating-save-fields


Extreme conditions will only continue, the agriculture sector is racing to find solutions

Julianne Hazelwood (Host)
CBC Radio, Ontario Morning
August 25, 2021

Listen here: https://www.cbc.ca/listen/live-radio/1-112-ontario-morning-from-cbc-radio/clip/15862465-ontario-morning-wednesday-august-25-2021-