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City of Iqaluit: Waterways cleanup event

July 26, 2021 The Qikiqtani Inuit Association and the City of Iqaluit are collaborating to inspire community members and businesses to keep our waterways clean. Iqaluit’s waterways, creeks, rivers, ocean, and beachfront areas are important to the overall health, safety and well-being of our community. The annual waterways cleanup event takes place this year on […]

by ahnationtalk on July 26, 20216 Views

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UN again urges Canada to get on with saving Wood Buffalo park – Cabin Radio

The United Nations again told Canada to do more to save Wood Buffalo National Park as the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation released a report detailing how the park harmed its people. At an online meeting in China on Friday, Unesco – the UN body for education, science, and culture – approved a decision (see page […]

by ahnationtalk on July 26, 20217 Views

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A new study shows just how quickly the world’s cryosphere is shrinking – Nunatsiaq News

Jul 22, 2021 More than 102,000 square kilometres of frozen areas were lost in the Northern Hemisphere from 1979 to 2016 The world’s frozen areas lost an average of about 87,000 square kilometres (33,000 square miles) a year from 1979 to 2016, and the period of annual freeze has shrunk by more than a week […]

by ahnationtalk on July 22, 202116 Views

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Government of Canada partnering with Indigenous coastal communities to enhance marine safety across Inuit Nunangat

From: Canadian Coast Guard July 21, 2021 Iqaluit, NU – Through the Oceans Protection Plan, the Government of Canada is working in partnership with Indigenous coastal communities to improve marine safety. As part of this plan, in 2017 the Canadian Coast Guard launched the Indigenous Community Boat Volunteer Pilot Program. This program provides Indigenous communities with […]

by ahnationtalk on July 21, 202166 Views

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Greenland suspends oil exploration because of climate change – CTV

July 16, 2021 COPENHAGEN, DENMARK — The left-leaning government of Greenland has decided to suspend all oil exploration off the world’s largest island, calling it “a natural step” because the Arctic government “takes the climate crisis seriously.” No oil has been found yet around Greenland, but officials there had seen potentially vast reserves as a […]

by ahnationtalk on July 16, 202116 Views

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The Government of Canada supports Dene Nation initiative to help conserve boreal caribou

July 15, 2021 – Yellowknife, Northwest Territories The Government of Canada is committed to partnering with Indigenous peoples to protect ecosystems, species, and cultures for a healthier environment. Indigenous Knowledge is a valuable source of environmental information that plays an instrumental role in shaping scientific activities and policies. The Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Environment […]

by ahnationtalk on July 15, 202113 Views

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State of Emergency declared for Southern Lakes, Lake Laberge

The Government of Yukon has issued a State of Emergency under the Civil Emergency Measures Act in response to flooding in the Southern Lakes region, including Lake Laberge. This State of Emergency gives the Government of Yukon the tools and flexibility to ensure the safety and security of residents impacted by flooding in the Southern […]

by ahnationtalk on July 12, 202115 Views

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Arctic seabirds vulnerable to rising temperatures: study – Nunatsiaq News

Jul 12, 2021 ‘It’s also an early warning system to climate change,’ says McGill biologist Emily Choy Thick-billed murres are feeling the heat from climate change — more so than other Arctic species, new research has found. The black-plumed Arctic sea birds nest for hours on exposed cliffs, making them particularly vulnerable to sun and […]

by ahnationtalk on July 12, 202114 Views

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Iqaluit’s average temperature increased by a degree between 1991 and 2020, researcher says – Nunatsiaq News

Jul 7, 2021 ‘These small changes do have significant, significant impacts,’ says UPEI researcher Adam Fenech By Dustin Patar On average, Iqaluit is one degree warmer than it was 30 years ago, says Adam Fenech, director of the climate lab at the University of Prince Edward Island. Between 1991 and 2020, the annual mean temperature […]

by pmnationtalk on July 8, 202115 Views

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CBC North to Premiere “Kappiataittut/Fearless” on Canada Day

(June 30, 2021 – Iqaluit, Nunavut) This Canada Day, July 1st, Canadians in the three territories will have the unique opportunity to watch the ‘must-see’ documentary film, “Kappiataittut/Fearless,” which examines the formation of Nunavut through the voices of the Inuit negotiators, who over thirty years, made history and changed the map of Canada. ‘Kappiataittut /Fearless’ […]

by ahnationtalk on June 30, 202176 Views

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