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Tag: Arctic

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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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Polar bear crosses frozen lake in front of unfrozen Hudson Bay during a late sunrise near Churchill, Canada © Elisabeth Kruger / WWF US

COVID can’t stop Inuit citizen science in Coral Harbour, NU

Data is an important part of conservation decision-making but it’s not always easy to gather, especially in the Arctic. That’s why Leonard Netser — a resident of Coral Harbour, a thousand-person town on the... Read More
Data is an important part of conservation decision-making but it’s not always easy to gather, especially in the Arctic....
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Conservation in the time of coronavirus

Conservation isn’t exactly an indoor activity — though much of our work, especially data analysis and our Science, Research and Innovation team’s research like the Wildlife Protection Assessment, Living Planet Report Canada and our in-progress national... Read More
Conservation isn’t exactly an indoor activity — though much of our work, especially data analysis and our Science, Research and...
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Two narwhal crossing tusks at sunset near Baffin Island, Nunavut

Growing up with narwhal

“I was nine-years-old when I saw my first narwhal,” Max Kalluk, now 33, tells Brandon Laforest, WWF-Canada’s Arctic species specialist. It wasn’t just one, though. “Hundreds of pods of narwhal came to town,” he... Read More
“I was nine-years-old when I saw my first narwhal,” Max Kalluk, now 33, tells Brandon Laforest, WWF-Canada’s Arctic species...
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The Arctic is cool — let’s keep it that way

International community rallies to protect Arctic waters The Arctic took centre stage at the 7th session of the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Pollution Prevention and Response (PPR) sub-committee in London, England, from February 17... Read More
International community rallies to protect Arctic waters The Arctic took centre stage at the 7th session of the International...
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What Canada can learn from the devastating oil spill in Brazil

Oil spill creates social and environmental crisis in coastal communities By Elissama Menezes and Mark Brooks On August 30, reports emerged of oil washing up on the northeast coast of Brazil. This may be... Read More
Oil spill creates social and environmental crisis in coastal communities By Elissama Menezes and Mark Brooks On August 30,...
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5 things you didn’t know about Atlantic walrus

How much do you know about the tusked giants that live along Canada’s northern shores? Here are five amazing facts about Atlantic walruses, including how you can help them: Walruses are benthic foragers, which... Read More
How much do you know about the tusked giants that live along Canada’s northern shores? Here are five amazing...
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Summer on ice

With back-to-school season in full swing, summer is starting to fade from most of our memories. But the Students on Ice expedition participants have had a summer they’ll never forget in the Arctic. The... Read More
With back-to-school season in full swing, summer is starting to fade from most of our memories. But the Students...
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