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CRI study paints picture of NB rivers’ environmental health

Nov 28 2017

A two-year study of water conditions in two southern New Brunswick rivers systems, led by the Canadian Rivers Institute, was recently featured in the New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal newspaper.

CRI Science Director Michelle Gray told the newspaper in an article published Nov. 27 that the study — published the NB Energy Institute in collaboration with CRI, the University of New Brunswick,...

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Winner of the 2017 HBN Hynes Annual Scholarship for Masters students

Oct 24 2017

The Selection Committee was unanimous in awarding the Canadian Rivers Institute’s 2017 HBN Hynes Annual Scholarship for Masters students to Ms. Kelli Charbonneau.

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Continuing CRI’s strong tradition of internationally-recognized Atlantic salmon research

Oct 13 2017

For more than 16 years, CRI scientists have conducted ground-breaking international research into wild Atlantic salmon and have mentored a generation of new aquatic scientists eager to make every river a healthy river.

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CRI’s Dr. Tommi Linnansaari becomes the UNB CAST Atlantic Salmon Research Chair

Oct 06 2017

The University of New Brunswick is establishing a research chair focused on Atlantic salmon as part of $1.3 million in funding from the Collaboration for Atlantic Salmon Tomorrow (CAST) to conduct innovative research projects aimed at curbing the alarming decline of salmon stocks.

The investment by CAST – a partnership of scientists, environmental groups and industry participants focused on...

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CRI: Leading Canada’s Northern Aquatic Research

Sep 22 2017

On this World Rivers Day (Sept. 24), the Canadian Rivers Institute (CRI) is highlighting its scientists who, for the past 10 years, have been at the forefront of scientific research and monitoring to understand changes in the Arctic, sub-Arctic and boreal regions and what they could mean for Canadians and communities around the world.

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