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Tag: Nunavut

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People walking under a sundog in a wintry Taloyoak, NU

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... Read More
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...
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Taloyoak protest

Taloyoak working to create Aviqtuuq Inuit protected and conserved area

By Jimmy Oleekatalik, manager of Spence Bay HTA in Taloyoak, NU Taloyoak is the most northerly community on the mainland in Canada, and the friendliest in Nunavut. From here on the southwestern coast of Aviqtuuq, there... Read More
By Jimmy Oleekatalik, manager of Spence Bay HTA in Taloyoak, NU Taloyoak is the most northerly community on the mainland in...
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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 $500,000 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 $500,000 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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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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