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Quebec Bulletin
June - July 2014/Volume 17/Number 3

June-July 2014

Denis Gilbert

Global climate change: Main highlights

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has completed its fifth report on climate change. Denis Gilbert, physicist and researcher at the Maurice Lamontagne Institute in Mont-Joli, was one of the report's 1,089 expert reviewers. Here, he outlines the main highlights.

Phoque du Groenland

Early departure for harp seals

Every year, harp seals migrate from the Arctic to the Gulf of St. Lawrence to whelp and to rear their pups on the pack ice a few dozen kilometres northwest of the Magdalen Islands. This year, they were very quick to depart again.