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You can’t dig up what’s no longer there: Archeology and a melting permafrost – APTN News

December 4, 2019 Myha Martin cautiously examines a small harpoon used thousands of years ago on belugas hunts. “I’ve seen some artifacts when I use to live in Edmonton. At the zoo they would have stuff that was embedded in the rocks you could touch, but I never actually got to hold it and was […]

by ahnationtalk on December 5, 201919 Views

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Yukon Water Strategy final report presented in Carcross

Today the Government of Yukon released the Yukon Water Strategy and Action Plan five-year report. It was presented at the fourth annual Yukon Water Forum hosted by the Government of Yukon and Carcross/Tagish First Nation. The final report highlights key actions taken since the water strategy was put into place in 2014. These initiatives include […]

by ahnationtalk on November 29, 201962 Views

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Arctic Indigenous leaders call for more action on climate change – Nunatsiaq News

19 November, 2019 Youth seek focus on “the health and well-being of our people, lands, waters, and animals” Taking action to curb climate change and to preserve the circumpolar world’s Indigenous languages are among the key calls to action that emerged from last week’s Arctic Leaders Summit in Rovaniemi, Finland. Representatives of Indigenous peoples’ organizations […]

by ahnationtalk on November 19, 201926 Views

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Study underway on Whale Cove contaminated site – Nunatsiaq News

18 November, 2019 Report to be completed in February, but cleanup could be a more complicated matter Nunavut’s Department of Environment is assessing a contaminated site in Whale Cove for any risks it may pose to human and ecological health. The affected area is over 18,000 cubic metres around an old power plant at the […]

by ahnationtalk on November 18, 201928 Views

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Government of YT: Feedback sought on draft climate change, energy and green economy strategy

November 14, 2019 Yukoners are invited to provide feedback on a new draft strategy: Our Clean Future: A Yukon strategy for climate change, energy and a green economy. This fall, the Government of Yukon declared a climate change emergency. The strategy outlines how the territory proposes to take action to address the impacts of climate […]

by ahnationtalk on November 14, 201933 Views

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All season road permits for NorZinc’s Prairie Creek Mine granted by Mackenzie Valley Land and Water Board

November 14, 2019 ─ Vancouver, British Columbia ─ NorZinc Ltd. (TSX: NZC; OTCQB: NORZF) (the “Company” or “NorZinc”) is pleased to report that the Mackenzie Valley Land & Water Board (“MVLWB”) has issued Water Licences and the Land Use Permit for the all season road access to the Prairie Creek Mine in the NWT, Canada. […]

by ahnationtalk on November 14, 201931 Views

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Sabina Gold & Silver Releases Inaugural 2018/2019 Environmental, Social And Governance (ESG) Report

VANCOUVER –Sabina Gold & Silver Corp. (“Sabina”) or (the “Company”) (SBB – TSX/SGSVF – OTCQX) today released its inaugural 2018/19 ESG report. This document highlights Sabina’s commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities for its permitted Back River Gold Project. Since signing the Inuit Impact Benefit Agreement with The Kitikmeot Inuit Association in mid-2018 Sabina […]

by ahnationtalk on November 13, 201931 Views

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Inuit organizations raise caribou concerns at Baffinland hearing – Nunatsiaq News

7 November, 2019 Company says sloped embankments and underpasses along route should make impacts negligible When was the last time caribou were seen on the road between Baffinland Iron Mines Corp.’s Mary River mine and its port at Milne Inlet? Paul Irngaut, Nunavut Tunngavik Inc.’s director of wildlife and environment, raised this question at the […]

by ahnationtalk on November 7, 201936 Views

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Decade-long, mega-study finds barriers to access to healthy traditional foods are eroding food security for First Nations

Decade-long, mega-study finds barriers to access to healthy traditional foods are eroding food security for First Nations OTTAWA, Nov. 6, 2019  – Today, the Assembly of First Nations (AFN), the University of Ottawa, and Université de Montréal released the draft results of the First Nations Food, Nutrition and Environment Study (FNFNES). The FNFNES presents, for […]

by ahnationtalk on November 6, 201949 Views

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Across Arctic Canada, sea ice levels are again at record lows – Nunatsiaq News

31 October, 2019 “We could be up to a month behind where we should be at this time of year” Last October, when Juuta Sarpinak of Igloolik set off on a seal hunt, he took his snowmobile. For the same trip exactly a year later, he’d need a boat. Across Nunavut and the rest of […]

by pmnationtalk on November 1, 201924 Views

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