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Canadian scientific footage confirms use of narwhal tusk – WWF

May 12, 2017 Ottawa, Ontario – For the first time, there is video evidence of narwhals using their tusks to hit and stun fish prior to eating them. In collaboration with the community of Pond Inlet and benefiting from Inuit Traditional Knowledge, this first-of-its kind footage was captured by Canadian scientists from Fisheries and Oceans […]

by pmnationtalk on May 15, 201711 Views

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Parks Canada underwater team in Nunavut to examine HMS Terror – NunatsiaqOnline

Underwater video, photos, will help plan this summer’s dive to the wreck site May 01, 2017 The ice hasn’t even disappeared yet but Parks Canada’s underwater archaeology team and has already arrived in Gjoa Haven to begin this year’s examination of Sir John Franklin’s sunken HMS Terror. With help from an archaeologist from the Government […]

by ahnationtalk on May 1, 20178 Views

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New Report Showcases Global Support for Arctic Research

April 24, 2017 Data company ÜberResearch and the UArctic Science & Research Analytics Task Force today released a report analyzing global funding trends in Arctic research: International Arctic Research: Analyzing Global Funding Trends. A Pilot Report (2017 Update). In this annual update to the pilot report on global Arctic funding published in 2016 and using […]

by pmnationtalk on April 24, 20177 Views

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Research with purpose: DeGroote-led team helps overhaul Yukon’s child and youth mental health services – Dailynews.mcmaster.ca

April 12, 2017 If she closes her eyes, Gillian Mulvale can still see the rugged beauty of one of Canada’s most pristine natural landscapes. During her first trip to Yukon in May 2013, the DeGroote Assistant Professor basked in the brightness of the sun during long days, and was surprised by warmer weather than what […]

by ahnationtalk on April 12, 201728 Views

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James P. Howley’s 1915 book on Beothuk a product of era and author – MUN Research

In 1912 geologist and surveyor James P. Howley completed four decades of gathering first-hand accounts, family stories, artifacts and written records about the Beothuk. His book, The Beothucks or the Red Indians: The Aboriginal Inhabitants of Newfoundland, was published three years later and for much of the century was long considered the definitive collection of […]

by ahnationtalk on March 29, 201715 Views

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Research ethics experts visit Yukon to share knowledge

March 17, 2017 WHITEHORSE—Two members of the Canadian Association of Research Ethics Boards (CAREB) will be at Yukon College next week to give a public talk on research ethics and provide training to the College’s Research Ethics Board (REB). Dr. Sharon Freitag directs the research ethics office at St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto and Dr. […]

by pmnationtalk on March 20, 201720 Views

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NunatuKavut: Labrador Research Forum postponed!

4 February 2017, 10:28 am AST Please note that the Labrador Research Forum, planned for February 15-18, is being postponed. New dates will be announced soon. PostPond NT4

by pmnationtalk on February 14, 201732 Views

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Yukon home to first humans in North America 24,000 years ago, research suggests – CBC

Jan 16, 2017 Carbon dating of archeological site suggests humans were in Yukon 10,000 years earlier than previously thought Humans may have been living in Yukon’s Bluefish Caves 10,000 years earlier than previously thought, new research from the University of Montreal suggests. If confirmed, this would make it the oldest known archeological site in North […]

by ahnationtalk on January 16, 201739 Views

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Queen’s University researchers receive Genome Canada funding for project track impact of climate change on polar bears

KINGSTON – Queen’s University researchers Stephen C. Lougheed, Peter Van Coeverden de Groot and Graham Whitelaw have been awarded $9.5 million in total partner cash and in-kind contributions – including $2.4 million from Genome Canada’s Large-Scale Applied Research Project competition – to monitor impacts of environmental change on polar bears. The project, entitled BEARWATCH, will […]

by ahnationtalk on December 9, 201648 Views

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Automation at mines will have significant impact on jobs, tax revenues: study

Geneva, October 27, 2016 — Local communities and governments will lose jobs and tax revenues as mines become increasingly automated using emerging technologies such as self-driving trucks. A new study from the International Institute for Sustainable Development, (IISD) the Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment (CCSI) and Engineers Without Borders (EWB) assesses the latest technological innovations […]

by pmnationtalk on October 25, 201651 Views

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