Monday, September 25, 2017

Health & Science

Canadian High Arctic Research Station prepares for opening in 2017

As construction of the Canadian High Arctic Research Station (CHARS) progresses in Cambridge Bay, Nunavut, plans are underway for the Station’s grand opening in...

Yellowknife Lakes

The final frontier in exploratory fish biology For an ichthyologist with a Ph.D., my fall assignment sounded routine: a basic lake-wide survey of fish in...

Flat Plants from a Flat Land

Would you believe me if I told you that a plant in the coffee family grows wild on the expansive tundra outside Arviat, Nunavut,...

Certification and training helps develop healthy lifestyles

“You have the ability to change a life this summer. How are you going to do it?” Executive Director Dawn Currie asks participants at...

Citizen science comes to the Arctic

Scientific research in the Arctic has traditionally been conducted by university academics or government agencies, who have sometimes been guilty of working in isolation...

Missing link to complex life found deep in the Arctic ocean

The complexity of living things can be baffling. Take one of your own cells, for instance. If you could zoom in and look at...

Saving Our Arctic Heritage

What do you think the biggest threat to our Arctic heritage sites is? Unlike most parts of the world, where it is human activity,...

Genome sequencing suggests Inuit are adapted to the Arctic

Can you remember Pokémon toys — those cute mammalian critters that appeared in everything from videogames to comics to animated television? one of the...

Puttautiit Conference

Hope, positivity and gratitude. A dialogue opened. The mobilization of a community and a region focused on working together to better love and support...

Northern Lights – Sharing the magic of the Aurora

Arctic science is often about things you can do nowhere else, and perhaps no one phenomenon is more associated with the Arctic than the...