Saving the endangered caribou

Caribou have been a crucial food source for Canada’s northern indigenous people from time immemorial. But their population is dwindling at an alarming rate, in no small part because of improved hunting equipment — including snowmobiles — as well as exploration work for oil and gas reserves and arctic diamond mines. And now, the slow, […]

Arctic Youth Network

The Arctic Youth Network is a grassroots organization that works to connect young Northerners to the opportunities around them, to their communities, and to the policies that affect their daily lives.

Linking Artists and Polar Scientists

The Polar Artists Group (PAG) is a not-for-profit, International society of polar artists dedicated to promoting awareness of the polar regions. Visit their website…

Winter sea ice in Arctic melting more rapidly

Arctic sea ice in winter is melting far faster than before, two new NASA studies reported Wednesday, a new and alarming trend that researchers say threatens the ocean’s delicate ecosystem.

MacKenzie Valley Where Pipe Dreams, Fears Collide

Everything about the $7.5-billion Mackenzie Valley gas pipeline plan is epic, even the struggle for and against it, reports DAVE EBNER FORT SIMPSON, NWT — It is a cold, clear day. The January sun sits low on the horizon, the temperature hovers around -30 C. Jonas Antoine, a 64-year-old Deh Cho elder, peers through the…