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Some conservationists are calling for increased restrictions on the buying and selling of rugs and other goods made from polar bears—citing the animal’s threatened status.
Finding a new way to fund the full participation of northern indigenous groups with Permanent Participant status at the Arctic Council in all of the organizations working groups and activities should be a top priority when Canada takes the chair of the influential inter-governmental organization next year.
Our changing climate usually appears to be a very modern problem, yet new research from Greenland published in Boreas, suggests that the AD 1350 collapse of a centuries old colony established by Viking settlers may have been caused by declining temperatures and a rise in sea-ice.
Johnson's research has taken her to Kanngiqtugaapik (Clyde River) on Baffin Island, Nunavut.
WASHINGTON, March 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian hosts filmmakers Zacharias Kunuk and Ian Mauro for the U.S.
Government sources said that a judge in Canada's northern Nunavut province has blocked a series of joint German-Canadian Arctic experiments after Inuit residents said the tests would hurt sea life.
Using skills passed down through generations, Inuit forecasters living in the Canadian Arctic look to the sky to tell by the way the wind scatters a cloud whether a storm is on the horizon or if it's safe to go on a hunt.
Seventy percent of Inuit preschoolers in Nunavut, Canada's largest territory, live in households where there isn't enough food, a situation with implications for children's academic and psychosocial development.
Rapid change is underway in the Arctic due to the effects of climate change.
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