As a new report highlights solar’s potential in the Arctic, northern communities are looking for renewable alternatives to fossil fuels.
University of Calgary researcher uses scientific data to help determine ice travel.
Researchers receive $500,000 in CANARIE funding to link environmental information about the North.
New study finds increased mercury level Arctic marine birds due to climate change.
Canada’s federal Transport Minister Lisa Raitt recently came out bluntly against shipping oil through Canada’s north.
People of a Feather is an award winning documentary film about a unique Inuit culture that relies on birds for food and clothing, and the challenges they share adapting to changing sea ice ecosystems.
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.
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.
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.
Both the NSIDC and the European Space Agency say ice is thinning at a rate 50 per cent faster than scientists predicted.
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.
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.
Canadian ice shelves are changing at an unexpected rate, with almost 50 per cent lost in the last six years, experts say.
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.”
Sea levels could rise up to 5 feet by the end of this century, driven by warming in the Arctic and the resulting melt of snow and ice, according to a new study by the International Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Program (AMAP). This is more than two and a half times higher than the 2007 projection of a half to two feet by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.
Climate change is having devastating effects on people and wildlife around the world. From a lack of food due to severe droughts to homes being swept away due to rising sea levels, climate change is having a real impact. Read these compelling first-hand accounts of the effects of our warming planet both in Canada and abroad.
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The Coalition was established as a partnership between a number of agencies located in Iqaluit with a mandate or interest in wildlife management in Nunavut. This partnership has expanded over the years and now includes 6 locations: the Nunavut Wildlife Management Board, the Department of Environment (Government of Nunavut), Nunavut Research Institute, Department of Fisheries […]