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Mild temperatures may affect Arctic wildlife: biologist

  Mild temperatures this winter is a cause for concern for at least one biologist studying marine and terrestrial mammals in Nunavut. Reduced snow levels Wildlife biologist Jeff Higdon says reduced snow levels may cause problems for...

GN expands wolf sample program to Kivalliq and Qikiqtaaluk regions

After what Environment Minister Joe Savikataaq described as a successful first year in the Kitikmeot region, he announced on Thursday the expansion of the territorial government's wolf sample collection program to the Kivalliq and...

TMAC official insists mining company ‘did not pollute’

From Alex Buchan, director of community and external relations for TMAC Resources Inc.: TMAC Resources would like to inform readers of Environment and Climate Change Canada’s (“ECCC”) Oct. 2 press release entitled “Nunavut-based mining company...

Trudeau promises to eliminate diesel during Iqaluit visit

A day after battling party leaders in the one and only English language debate, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau touched down in Iqaluit touting his government's pledge to fight climate change and promising to eliminate...

School opened doors for man with his eye on the land

People, place, and the environment – these are a few of Joshua Komangapik's career passions, and for this 25-year-old leaving the territory led him to develop his goals and find his passion. Earlier this year,...

Iqaluit high school students walk out for the environment

Inuksuk High School students walked out of their school June 5, spilling onto the streets of Iqaluit. Students Angela Austria, Cassidy Ann Netser and Mac Pavia organized the walk-out for the environment. "We were sitting in...

More marine protected areas may be on the way near Nunavut northernmost hamlets

The Qikitani Inuit Association (QIA), together with the governments of Canada and Nunavut, have agreed to look at protecting portions of Tuvaijuittuq. Tuvaijuittuq means 'the ice never melts' in Inuktitut and refers to an area...