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Conservationists allege Baffinland withheld vital information from regulators – Nunatsiaq News

Oceans North says the company told investors it could triple production at the Mary River mine—a far bigger increase than what’s been publicly considered 31 October, 2019 Citing allegations of “major inconsistencies,” Oceans North, a conservation organization active in Nunavut, wants the Nunavut Impact Review Board to suspend its environmental assessment of Baffinland Iron Mines […]

by ahnationtalk on October 31, 201937 Views

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Yukoners to receive first carbon rebate in October

Yukoners will start receiving their carbon price rebates on October 31, 2019. Yukoners are automatically eligible for a rebate if they filed a 2018 Yukon income tax return, and will receive $43 each. The Canada Revenue Agency will issue payments by direct deposit or cheque. Families receive their rebate as a combined payment per household. […]

by ahnationtalk on October 29, 201920 Views

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Residents of Old Crow in the Yukon have front row seat to climate change – APTN News

October 23, 2019 The change in the weather has members of the Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation in Old Crow, Yukon on edge, and in fear that climate change is going to irreparably harm their way of life. Paul Josie is a fisherman and tourism operator. He’s been travelling the Porcupine River most of his life […]

by ahnationtalk on October 23, 201937 Views

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YT Government: Grizzly bear conservation plan released

The Government of Yukon and the Yukon Fish and Wildlife Management Board have released the conservation plan for grizzly bears in Yukon. The plan will help guide decisions related to grizzlies in the territory by ensuring they remain healthy in their habitat and that their population is sustainable. Goals of the plan include minimizing human-grizzly […]

by ahnationtalk on October 22, 201929 Views

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Arctic warm spell continues from September into October – Nunatsiaq News

16 October, 2019 Several high temperature records have been broken from the High Arctic to Nunavik Recent climate maps show a large amount of heat blanketing the entire polar region, with temperatures ranging from 1 C to 6 C above the norm predicted for the next month. So perhaps it’s not a surprise that several […]

by ahnationtalk on October 16, 201939 Views

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In Ecuador and Beyond, Indigenous Groups Are Fighting to Be Seen – The New York Times Company

We spoke to a New York-based activist about the movement for indigenous rights throughout the Americas. Oct. 14, 2019 El Espace is a column dedicated to news and culture relevant to Latinx communities. Expect politics, arts, analysis, personal essays and more. ¿Lo mejor? It’ll be in Spanish and English, so you can forward it to […]

by ahnationtalk on October 15, 201935 Views

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I just want to take them home’: Search continues for fishermen missing on Great Slave Lake – CBC

Sisters have been part of search since last week, say community support has been a saving grace Oct 09, 2019 The search for four men who went fishing on Great Slave Lake little more than a week ago, and never returned, has been all but officially called off. But family and friends of the missing […]

by ahnationtalk on October 9, 201935 Views

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A hybrid cruise ship and a call for a ban on HFO – Nunatsiaq News

8 October, 2019 The future of Arctic marine transportation could hang on innovation and regulation There have been moments that signalled a change in how Arctic waters would be used. There was the 1,600-person cruise ship, the Crystal Serenity, that crossed the Northwest Passage in 2016. The largest-ever vessel to make this voyage, it did […]

by ahnationtalk on October 8, 201941 Views

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My Community Is Warming Three Times Faster Than the Rest of the World – VICE

Wildfires, mudslides, and an influx of wolves: Paul Josie from Old Crow, Yukon, on what it’s like living in a place that has declared a climate emergency. Indigenous peoples and people of colour are disproportionately affected by our global climate crisis. But in the mainstream green movement and in the media, they are often forgotten […]

by ahnationtalk on October 3, 201941 Views

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‘We Know How to Keep the Balance of Nature’. Why Including Indigenous People Is Vital to Solving Climate Change – TIME

September 30, 2019 Hindou Oumarou Ibrahim is President of the Association for Indigenous Women and Peoples of Chad (AFPAT). An expert in how indigenous peoples adapt to and mitigate climate change, she is also the former co-chair of the International Indigenous Peoples Forum on Climate Change and SDG Advocates. Hindou Oumarou Ibrahim, from the Mbororo […]

by ahnationtalk on October 1, 201938 Views

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