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Tag: Nunavut

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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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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 Aqviqtuuq, 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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