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CanPAC: A new tool to conserve and protect the Canadian eastern Arctic

WWF-Canada released a new report today that shows how protected area networks can help marine life stay healthy and resilient despite a rapidly changing climate in the Canadian eastern Arctic. CanPAC (Canadian Arctic Marine Priority Areas for Conservation) highlights potential priority areas for conservation and is the first analysis...
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Food sovereignty project in Taloyoak, NU nabs $451,000 prize 

Most northern town on Canadian mainland wins Arctic Inspiration Prize for Niqihaqut, meaning “our food” in Inuktitut  TALOYOAK, NU Feb. 20, 2021 On the coast of Aviqtuuq, the Nunavut hamlet of Taloyoak is home to 1,100 residents and one $451,000 Arctic Inspiration Prize for their food sovereignty project. WWF-Canada is proud to have helped support the community in developing this prize-winning proposal as well as other ongoing environmental initiatives.  Niqihaqut, which means “our food” in...
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