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Mercury in Canada’s Arctic: Why we should be paying closer attention

Mercury in Canada’s Arctic: Why we should be paying closer attention

New study finds increased mercury level Arctic marine birds due to climate change.

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Transport Minister expresses concerns over sending oil through Churchill

Transport Minister expresses concerns over sending oil through Churchill

Canada’s federal Transport Minister Lisa Raitt recently came out bluntly against shipping oil through Canada’s north.

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Thousands hit the streets in mass bike ride to save the Arctic

Thousands hit the streets in mass bike ride to save the Arctic

Greenpeace kicks off its Save the Arctic campaign to build support for preserving the region, which is under multiple threats — from climate change to giant oil companies planning to take advantage of melting ice to drill in the region.

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David Suzuki: The baffling response to Arctic climate change

David Suzuki: The baffling response to Arctic climate change

With Arctic ice melting, Australia on fire and increasing droughts, floods and extreme weather throughout the world, it’s past time to get serious about global warming.

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Film: Chasing Ice

Chasing Ice is the story of one man’s mission to change the tide of history by gathering undeniable evidence of our changing planet. Within months of that first trip to Iceland, the photographer conceived the boldest expedition of his life: The Extreme Ice Survey. With a band of young adventurers in tow, Balog began deploying revolutionary time-lapse cameras across the brutal Arctic to capture a multi-year record of the world’s changing glaciers.

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A worrisome wet wake-up call from the Arctic

A worrisome wet wake-up call from the Arctic

Both the NSIDC and the European Space Agency say ice is thinning at a rate 50 per cent faster than scientists predicted.

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Documentary: People of a Feather

Featuring groundbreaking footage from seven winters in the Arctic, People of a Feather takes you through time into the world of Inuit on the Belcher Islands in Hudson Bay. Connecting past present and future is a unique cultural relationship with the eider duck.

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To the Arctic (2012)

An extraordinary journey to the top of the world, To The Arctic 3D is the ultimate tale of survival. The film takes audiences on a never-before-experienced journey into the lives of a mother polar bear and her two seven-month- old cubs as they navigate the changing Arctic wilderness they call home. Captivating, adventurous, and intimate footage brings moviegoers up close and personal with this family’s struggle to survive in a frigid environment of melting ice, immense glaciers, spectacular waterfalls, and majestic snowbound peaks.

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Canadian Ice Shelves Breaking up Fast

Canadian Ice Shelves Breaking up Fast

Canadian ice shelves are changing at an unexpected rate, with almost 50 per cent lost in the last six years, experts say.

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How to become an environmentalist – Science Matters

How to become an environmentalist – Science Matters

Young people often ask me what they have to do to be environmentalists. They want to make a difference. My answer is, “Follow your heart. Do what you love most and pursue it with passion.”

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