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Tag: Nunavut

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An Inuk man watches an icebreaker, Nunavut, Canada

The Arctic needs an Emission Control Area — and it needs one now

The shipping industry transports goods around the world — but that’s not all it brings. Eighty-six per cent of international ships burn Heavy Fuel Oil (HFO), the residual product left over from the fuel... Read More
The shipping industry transports goods around the world — but that’s not all it brings. Eighty-six per cent of...
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Polar Bear Family Arctic Sunset

Our Arctic Species Conservation Fund returns for sixth field season

With warming temperatures and industrial pressures surging across the North, WWF-Canada’s Arctic Species Conservation Fund (ASCF) launched in 2016 with a clear mission: support high-quality research and stewardship actions that bring together science, technology and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit... Read More
With warming temperatures and industrial pressures surging across the North, WWF-Canada’s Arctic Species Conservation Fund (ASCF) launched in 2016 with a clear...
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Inuit teen near a qaggiq igloo

What youth can do to fight climate change

Young people are the least responsible for climate change, especially in the Arctic where our communities are so small. Yet we’re the ones who will live with the long-term impacts — and we have the right... Read More
Young people are the least responsible for climate change, especially in the Arctic where our communities are so small. Yet we’re...
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Manager of the polar bear patrol in Whale Cove shows data capturing device while seated on a snowmobile

Patrolling for polar bears in Whale Cove, Nunavut

A version of this article originally appeared in The Circle.  In fall 2019, WWF responded to a request from the Issatik Hunters and Trappers Organization to fund a locally run polar bear patrol program... Read More
A version of this article originally appeared in The Circle.  In fall 2019, WWF responded to a request from...
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The Nunavut hamlet of Taloyoak at sunrise

The tiny town of Taloyoak is an Arctic inspiration

UPDATE: FOOD SOVEREIGNTY PROJECT IN TALOYOAK, NU NABS $451,000 PRIZE For the Inuktitut version, please click here. Perched on the edge of Aviqtuuq, also known as the Boothia Peninsula, the Nunavut hamlet of Taloyoak... Read More
UPDATE: FOOD SOVEREIGNTY PROJECT IN TALOYOAK, NU NABS $451,000 PRIZE For the Inuktitut version, please click here. Perched on...
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High Arctic cleanup finds ghost gear, ancient pop

Nungarut is an area of utmost importance to the Inuit of South Baffin Island. Also known as Bay of Two Rivers, it’s used for harvesting and fishing, especially for Arctic char, and lies along... Read More
Nungarut is an area of utmost importance to the Inuit of South Baffin Island. Also known as Bay of...
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Polar bear walking across the ice at sunset

Good news for polar bears in Canada’s central Arctic

By WWF-Canada’s Brandon Laforest and WWF Arctic’s Melanie Lancaster  Polar bears in some parts of Canada are getting fatter and more numerous according to recent survey results from two of the world’s 19 polar... Read More
By WWF-Canada’s Brandon Laforest and WWF Arctic’s Melanie Lancaster  Polar bears in some parts of Canada are getting fatter...
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Group standing around solar panels in Nunavut

Nunavut residents need support for renewables

While travelling from our Arctic office in Iqaluit to the western Nunavut hamlet of Kugaaruk this summer, I stopped in Cambridge Bay to check out the Canadian High Arctic Research Station (CHARS) and, in... Read More
While travelling from our Arctic office in Iqaluit to the western Nunavut hamlet of Kugaaruk this summer, I stopped...
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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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