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Researchers find evidence primates lived in High Arctic 52M years ago – Nunatsiaq News

Jan 25, 2023 Research based on fossils collected from Ellesmere Island in 1970s Fossils collected from Ellesmere Island 50 years ago are now providing the first evidence that primates once lived in the High Arctic. In the 1970s, Mary Dawson, a former curator at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History in Pittsburgh, Pa., travelled to […]

by ahnationtalk on January 26, 20237 Views

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Working together with Inuit in Gjoa Haven, Parks Canada resumes research on the wreck of HMS Erebus

From: Parks Canada The 2022 spring and summer research projects assessed the state of the Franklin Expedition site. December 9, 2022                         Gatineau, Quebec                    Parks Canada Piliriqatigiingniq – the Inuit societal value or Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit (IQ) of working together for a common cause – was put into […]

by pmnationtalk on December 9, 202219 Views

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Lucassie Arragutainaq receives the 2022 Northern Science Award for advancing Inuit research and scientific knowledge

From: Polar Knowledge Canada December 9, 2022 – Toronto, Ontario Polar Knowledge Canada was proud to present the 2022 Northern Science Award to Lucassie Arragutainaq, of Sanikiluaq, Nunavut, at the ArcticNet Annual Scientific Meeting. Mr. Arragutainaq is widely known and respected for his numerous and unique contributions to Inuit research and environmental stewardship. He has documented […]

by ahnationtalk on December 9, 202215 Views

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Arctic Inspiration Prize finalists announced – Nunavut News

There are eight finalists for the 2022 Arctic Inspiration Prize. Of those contenders, five are from Nunavut and the NWT. With close to $3 million to be won by Northern initiatives, each project has the chance to make its own impact. Three regional selection committees for Yukon, NWT and Inuit Nunangat have selected these finalists, […]

by ahnationtalk on December 9, 202213 Views

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Special One-time Funding Opportunity for Collaborative Barren-Ground Caribou Research Available as Part of Latest NWT Cumulative Impact Monitoring Program Funding Intake

YELLOWKNIFE (SEPTEMBER 13, 2022) – The GNWT and Polar Knowledge Canada are partnering to provide approximately $850,000 annually for the next three years as part of a special one-time funding opportunity for barren ground caribou research. The new opportunity Barren-ground caribou are important to Indigenous peoples and the ecology of the NWT, but several herds […]

by ahnationtalk on September 14, 202239 Views

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ArcticNet 2022: Inuit Recognition Award And Northern Travel Fund

ArcticNet’s Annual Scientific Meeting takes place in Toronto this year December 5-9, 2022. You can nominate Inuit researchers for a recognition award or to have their travel expenses covered. Inuit Recognition Award Deadline: October 31, 2022 Award Description: The focus of this award is to recognize Inuit who are making strong efforts towards meaningful Inuit […]

by ahnationtalk on September 1, 202257 Views

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‘She is one of our sacred ancestors’: Discovery of Nun cho ga a once-in-a-lifetime event – APTN News

Jul 18, 2022 A First Nation in Yukon is rejoicing after the discovery of a baby woolly mammoth on its traditional territory. The well-preserved animal was discovered by placer miners at Eureka Creek near Dawson City, Yukon, on June 21. The Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in First Nation (THFN) named the animal Nun cho ga, which means big […]

by ahnationtalk on July 19, 202251 Views

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Yukon University and Champagne and Aishihik First Nations working together to assess impacts of climate change on Traditional Territory

From: Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada May 26, 2022 Champagne and Aishihik First Nations (CAFN) and researchers at Yukon University are working in collaboration to address the effects of climate change thanks to a multi-year research project that will assess the vulnerability of the CAFN Traditional Territory to climate change and permafrost thaw. Today, […]

by ahnationtalk on May 26, 202275 Views

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Arctic research station in Cambridge Bay, Nunavut, reopens after pandemic closure – CBC

Closure gave researchers extra time to fine-tune the facility May 19, 2022 COVID-19 pandemic restrictions kept the doors of the Canadian High Arctic Research Station in Cambridge Bay largely closed to the public and researchers for more than a year, but the station is throwing those doors open once more. The recent pause encouraged researchers […]

by ahnationtalk on May 19, 202271 Views

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The NRC is working with partners in Canada’s North to grow fruits and vegetables locally – NRC

From: National Research Council Canada May 04, 2022 – Gjoa Haven, Nunavut In isolated communities or remote locations, it can be difficult to access fresh fruits and vegetables. The Aquatic and Crop Resource Development Research Centre is collaborating with partners in Canada’s North on an initiative to help develop methods and solutions to grow plants […]

by ahnationtalk on May 4, 202295 Views

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