Tag: Nunavut

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Fieldnotes: Nature can protect us from climate change now

How nature can help protect us from climate change right now In the last edition of Fieldnotes, we talked about using nature-based solutions to help fight future climate change by protecting, restoring and expanding... Read More
How nature can help protect us from climate change right now In the last edition of Fieldnotes, we talked...
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The time to switch to renewable energy is now

Canada’s Arctic territory of Nunavut is entirely dependent on fossil fuels for its electricity and heat generation, but it doesn’t have to be. Habitat-friendly renewable energy can improve food and energy security. Making the... Read More
Canada’s Arctic territory of Nunavut is entirely dependent on fossil fuels for its electricity and heat generation, but it...
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Nunavut Land Use Plan needs to dip its toe in the ocean

There is work underway to develop a land-use plan for Nunavut that supports the well-being of northern communities while promoting environmental integrity. But the plan concentrates mainly on land and leaves Nunavut’s marine areas... Read More
There is work underway to develop a land-use plan for Nunavut that supports the well-being of northern communities while...
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Baffin Island Caribou hunting ban: short term pain for long term gain

On January 1, 2015, the Government of Nunavut implemented a temporary ban on caribou hunting across Baffin Island. This marks a first for the area’s unique population of barren-ground caribou (Rangifer tarandus groenlandicus) that... Read More
On January 1, 2015, the Government of Nunavut implemented a temporary ban on caribou hunting across Baffin Island. This...
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Waiting in Resolute Bay

Reporting back en route to tag narwhal in Grise Fiord, Nunavut, with a team of scientists. Read More
Reporting back en route to tag narwhal in Grise Fiord, Nunavut, with a team of scientists.
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