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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.
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.
Group seeks environmental justice for the Indigenous Peoples of Alaska WASHINGTON, Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Senate Environment and Public Works Subcommittee on Superfund, Toxics and Environmental Health will examine public exposures to toxic chemicals.
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.
For one international community â€“ the 165,000 strong Inuit community dispersed across the Arctic coastline in small, remote coastal settlements in Alaska, Canada, Greenland and Siberia â€“ it is already too late to prevent some of the negative effects of climate change.
Public health interventions and an enhanced immunization program could improve health for Inuit children and lower healthcare costs, Canadian researchers say. Dr. Anna Banerji, a pediatric infectious disease specialist at St.
- Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
- A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).