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UArctic Call for Applications: 2020 UArctic Project Call for Networking Activities on Arctic Research and Education

Feb 05, 2020 The University of the Arctic (UArctic) call is now open for applications for networking projects in Arctic research and education for a UArctic member university in Greenland, Denmark or the Faroe Islands. Who can apply: The main applicant has to come from a UArctic member university in Greenland, Denmark or the Faroe […]

by ahnationtalk on February 5, 202043 Views

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ArcticNet to launch northern research program for northerners – Nunatsiaq News

5 December 2019 New North by North supports work done by Inuit and northern colleges HALIFAX—A new program developed by ArcticNet will put research dollars in the hands of Inuit and northern colleges. The North by North program was proposed by ArcticNet, a hub for Canadian climate change research, in its latest federal funding proposal, […]

by ahnationtalk on December 6, 201990 Views

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Researcher puts a dollar figure on Nunavut’s country food harvest – Nunatsiaq News

5 December 2019 “Hidden economy” worth $143 million annually HALIFAX—Why can’t we talk about Nunavut’s locally harvested food in the same way we talk about natural resources? Duncan Warltier, a PhD candidate at McGill University, put that question to northerners and northern researchers gathered for a talk on sustainable harvesting at the ArcticNet conference in […]

by ahnationtalk on December 5, 201994 Views

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ITK: National Inuit Strategy On Research Roundtable Summary Report

Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami (ITK) developed the National Inuit Strategy on Research (NISR) and its companion Implementation Plan as a road map to foster Inuit self-determination in research. In February 2019, ITK hosted a roundtable discussion on the NISR. One hundred thirty participants from various sectors were brought together to constructively discuss optimal solutions to adopt […]

by ahnationtalk on November 27, 201979 Views

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Fulbright Arctic Initiative: Research and Policy Findings for Sustainable Arctic Communities and Economies

Tue, Oct 22, 2019 Fulbright Arctic Initiative Round 2: Key Findings and Policy Recommendations for Resilient, Thriving Thursday, October 31, 2019 1:00 PM –  4:00 PM ET Wilson Center, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20004 The Arctic faces critical policy challenges that require international cooperation and policy decisions that are grounded in Indigenous and […]

by ahnationtalk on October 22, 201976 Views

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DFO tagging project reveals the secret lives of Arctic char – Nunatsiaq News

3 October, 2019 Cambridge Bay fisheries research project wraps up seventh year CAMBRIDGE BAY—If you live in Cambridge Bay and like to fish, you could end up becoming part of a multi-year fisheries research project on Arctic char. That’s what happened to fisherman Andy Mala last week when he opened up a char that he […]

by ahnationtalk on October 3, 201980 Views

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Canadian High Arctic Research Station opens its doors in western Nunavut hub – Nunatsiaq News

22 August, 2019 “Today’s celebration represents a significant milestone for our community,” says Cambridge Bay mayor The Canadian High Arctic Research Station in the western Nunavut hub of Cambridge Bay finally opened its doors yesterday before a crowd of locals and some visiting politicians and officials. Not in attendance: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was originally […]

by ahnationtalk on August 22, 2019162 Views

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Government of Canada supports important coastal environmental research on Canada’s Arctic coasts

From: Fisheries and Oceans Canada August 14, 2019 Iqaluit, Nunavut — Canada’s Arctic waters are essential to the livelihoods, identity and natural heritage of countless Inuit communities. Protecting our coasts and marine habitats for future generations calls for long-term coastal environmental baseline data, which will allow us to identify changes in coastal ecosystems and the […]

by ahnationtalk on August 14, 201990 Views

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DFO puts money into Frobisher Bay mercury study – Nunatsiaq News

8 August, 2019 A project that plans to look at mercury contamination in Frobisher Bay received a financial boost, when Jonathan Wilkinson, Canada’s minister for fisheries and oceans, came to Nunavut with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. On the Apex beach Aug. 2, Wilkinson, wearing rubber boots, even took his turn at collecting a sample for […]

by ahnationtalk on August 8, 201987 Views

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Government of Canada invests in marine science initiative led by the University of Waterloo in Iqaluit, Nunavut

From: Fisheries and Oceans Canada August 2, 2019 Iqaluit, Nunavut — Canada’s Arctic coasts are home to an abundant marine ecosystem that supports the livelihood and culture of Inuit communities living in the North. We know that this environment is changing due to the impacts of climate change, biodiversity loss and persistent chemicals that are […]

by ahnationtalk on August 5, 201988 Views

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