The strategy calls for a coordinated climate policy in Inuit Nunangat and will receive $1-million from the federal government Source: Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami announce first ever Inuit-led climate strategy | Canadian Geographic
As a new report highlights solar’s potential in the Arctic, northern communities are looking for renewable alternatives to fossil fuels.
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.
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.
Canada’s Environment Minister John Baird, and Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. Acting President, James Eetoolook, today announced the establishment of three new National Wildlife Areas on and around Baffin Island, protecting local species and habitat including the bowhead whale.
The federal government has agreed to work more closely with Inuit in Nunavut when considering animals to list under the Canada Species at Risk Act. Link to original article: http://www.cbc.ca/canada/north/story/2007/12/12/inuit-wildlife.html Related articles Inuit bid for EU seal ban exemption rejected (cbc.ca) Ottawa disappointed EU seal ban will continue (ctv.ca) Documentary on Global Weirding Seen by […]
In a surprising about-face, the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights has decided it will hold a hearing to determine whether climate change is a human rights violation. Read on…