Humphries named McGill Northern Research Chair

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Today at a press conference in Quebec City, the Institut Nordique du Quebec announced three Northern Research Chairs, including Murray Humphries of the Department of Natural Resource Sciences. Humphries will hold a three-year Chair in Northern Research – Wildlife Conservation and Traditional Food Security.

Food for more

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With a population expected to reach 9 billion by 2050, the planet must find ways to significantly increase food production by, for example, expanding irrigation or improving crop genetics. And this, despite the threat of unpredictable extreme weather conditions.