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Guardians group plans summit aimed at caribou conservation – Nunatsiaq News

Jan 26, 2023 Caribou Guardians Coalition supports local, regional caribou guardian programs in the North A plan to bolster the dwindling Bathurst caribou herd will be the focus of a summit to be held this spring, the Caribou Guardians Coalition has announced. The coalition, whose membership includes a wide range of groups from Nunavut and […]

by ahnationtalk on January 27, 20237 Views

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Registration open: Global Indigenous Youth Summit on Climate Change

Jan 25, 2023 The Global Indigenous Youth Summit on Climate Change (GIYSCC) is being convened by, for and among Indigenous youth (in contrast to Elders), who will participate in designing the agenda and invite the participants from three 8-hour time zones, in a 24-hour period, on 9th August 2023 (United Nations International Day of the […]

by ahnationtalk on January 25, 202311 Views

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Caribou summit asks a burning question: What’s the future of the Porcupine herd? – CBC

Jan 25, 2023 The Porcupine is ‘one of the biggest herds in the world.’ Will it stay that way? The Porcupine caribou is one of the few barren-ground herds in the circumpolar world that remains strong and healthy — and the communities who rely on it want to make sure it stays that way. This […]

by ahnationtalk on January 25, 20234 Views

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City of Iqaluit believes icy buildup in Lower Plateau area is groundwater – Nunatsiaq News

Jan 20, 2023 A buildup of frozen water near a house in Iqaluit’s Lower Plateau area is not believed to be caused by broken or leaking pipes, according to the City of Iqaluit. City workers are investigating, said City of Iqaluit spokesperson Geoffrey Byrne, and so far he said workers believe the cause is groundwater. […]

by ahnationtalk on January 20, 20239 Views

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Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in and Na-Cho Nyäk Dun First Nation express disappointment in the Yukon Government’s policy for the stewardship of wetlands

January 17, 2023 Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in and Na-Cho Nyäk Dun are discouraged by the Yukon Government’s policy for the stewardship of wetlands, released January 10, 2023, which fails to address First Nation’s concerns. The traditional territories of the Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in and Na-Cho Nyäk Dun are home to some of the most vulnerable and rare wetland types […]

by ahnationtalk on January 18, 202310 Views

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Iqaluit gets $50,000 from feds to develop trails plan – Nunatsiaq News

Jan 18, 2023 Plan is to design recreational trails throughout the city; hope is that plan will be ready by the fall The City of Iqaluit is getting $50,000 from the federal government to develop a trails plan. “We want to create spaces where pedestrians can go out for a walk for exercise or go […]

by ahnationtalk on January 18, 20238 Views

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SANEXEN Awarded the Major Environmental Site Remediation of the Former Rayrock (Kwetıı̨ɂ̨aà) Mine in Northern Canada

16 janvier 2023 ANOTHER ENVIRONMENTAL SITE REMEDIATION PROJECT AWARDED TO SANEXEN: THE MAJOR RAYROCK (Kwetıı̨ɂ̨aà) MINE. SANEXEN awarded the major environmental site remediation of the former Rayrock (Kwetıı̨ɂ̨aà) mine in Northern Canada The impacts of the mine on the surrounding land – and the local community – have been felt for generations. This project will allow the indigenous […]

by ahnationtalk on January 16, 20239 Views

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Have Your Say on the benefits of remediation activities in the NWT

January 12, 2023 The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) is working with the federal department of Crown Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada (CIRNAC) and the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency (CanNor) to determine the viability of a remediation-based economy in the Northwest Territories (NWT); and how to best position NWT residents and businesses […]

by ahnationtalk on January 12, 20239 Views

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Kivalliq Wildlife Board secures $800,000 to study food insecurity, climate change – Nunatsiaq News

Jan 12, 2023 Federal government announced funding at convention in Montreal The Kivalliq Wildlife Board has secured $870,340 over three years to study the impact of climate change on access to food. The funding was announced at the 15th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity in Montreal on Dec. […]

by ahnationtalk on January 12, 202311 Views

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Yukon government lays out new rules to protect sensitive wetlands – CBC

Jan 11, 2023 Policy ‘will help achieve clear and consistent decision-making’ for development, minister says The Yukon government has unveiled a new wetlands policy, which leaders say will help steward some of the most ecologically-sensitive areas the territory has. The policy document, presented on Tuesday, sets guardrails for how development operates in and around wetlands, which […]

by ahnationtalk on January 11, 202310 Views

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