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Yukon government expands water monitoring network

April 6, 2016 WHITEHORSE—The Government of Yukon will invest more than $1.5 million to expand Yukon’s water monitoring network in 2016/17, subject to legislative approval. “The Government of Yukon is committed to making water management decisions that sustain the quality and overall health of water in Yukon,” Minister of Environment Wade Istchenko said. “We aim […]

by pmnationtalk on April 6, 2016234 Views

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Yukon government and First Nations work to assist Alsek moose recovery

April 5, 2016 WHITEHORSE—The Government of Yukon will continue its work with the Champagne and Aishihik First Nations (CAFN) and the Alsek Renewable Resources Council on a pilot project to improve moose populations in the Alsek area. The Yukon government will provide $50,000 in 2016/17 as part of a three-year, $174,000 funding agreement between the […]

by pmnationtalk on April 6, 2016212 Views

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Seismic blasting cancelled for 2016

April 01, 2016 (Toronto) — Today the consortium of companies planning to conduct seismic testing surveys in Baffin Bay and Davis Strait in search of oil announced in an email to Clyde River’s legal counsel that they will suspend their activities for 2016. Nader Hasan, legal counsel for the Inuit community of Clyde River, said: […]

by pmnationtalk on April 4, 2016228 Views

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New agreement to tackle people and polar bear conflicts in Canada’s North

Iqaluit, April 1, 2016 – A diverse group of stakeholders representing Arctic regional governments, industry, researchers and Inuit reached a new unanimous agreement to tackle the growing issue of conflict between people and polar bears. Human and polar bear conflict is becoming an increasing challenge in the North, where various factors including changes in sea-ice […]

by ahnationtalk on April 1, 2016243 Views

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New alliance to bring renewable energy to remote communities in Canada’s Arctic, WWF-Canada announces

Iqaluit, March 31, 2016 – World Wildlife Fund Canada has brought together six organizations to help remote Canadian Arctic communities transition to renewable energy and reduce dependence on importing hazardous and costly diesel fuel. The initiative comes after a recent commitment from the leaders of Canada and the Unites States to end the use of […]

by pmnationtalk on March 31, 2016279 Views

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AOS 2016 Conference Statement

March 29, 2016 The Arctic Observing Summit 2016, which was held in Fairbanks in March, has just released their conference statement which identifies the need for a united circum-polar monitoring network. Specifically seven major recommendations were elucidated: 1. Develop international principles and protocols that establish ethical guidelines for research, for the involvement of Arctic Indigenous Knowledge […]

by pmnationtalk on March 30, 2016284 Views

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Celebrate World Water Day with new Loblaw Water Fund projects

(Toronto, March 22, 2016) WWF–Canada celebrates World Water Day today by announcing 15 new Loblaw Water Fund grant recipients for 2016. In total, $250,000 in grants will be given to make Canada’s waters healthier for future generations. Fifteen winning projects were selected from more than 115 applications. The projects span from Dartmouth, N.S. to Pitt […]

by pmnationtalk on March 23, 2016339 Views

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MWMB: Board’s Position on the Protection of Caribou and Sensitive Caribou Habitat

Nunavut Wildlife Management Board’s Position on the Protection of Caribou and Sensitive Caribou Habitat March 16, 2016 The Nunavut Wildlife Management Board (NWMB or Board) would first like to state that it is not against responsible industrial development. However, the Board is of the view that there must be an appropriate balance between development and […]

by pmnationtalk on March 17, 2016252 Views

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First Northwest Territories species at risk recovery strategy released

YELLOWKNIFE (March 11, 2016) – The first recovery strategy for a threatened species in the Northwest Territories (NWT) was released this week. The hairy braya is a rare flowering plant found only on the Cape Bathurst Peninsula and Baillie Island, NWT in the Inuvialuit Settlement Area. This action fulfills Government of the Northwest Territories responsibilities […]

by pmnationtalk on March 14, 2016272 Views

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NTI Welcomes US-Canada Joint Statement on Climate, Energy, and Arctic Leadership

(March 11, 2016 – Iqaluit, Nunavut) Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. (NTI) President Cathy Towtongie welcomed the US-Canada Joint Statement on Climate, Energy, and Arctic Leadership, released by US President Obama and Prime Minister Trudeau yesterday. “It is heartening to see President Obama and Prime Minister Trudeau commit themselves to an active and energetic agenda addressing climate […]

by ahnationtalk on March 11, 2016205 Views

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