Monday, May 29, 2017

Health & Science

NASA’s Arctic-Boreal Vulnerability Experiment

The Earth is constantly changing. Some changes are natural and occur quickly, like a passing storm, or very slowly, like the retreat of the...
Noel Alfonso examines a jar in the Canadian Museum of Nature

Hidden Treasures of the Arctic Ocean

By Noel Alfonso Canada’s national identity is firmly bound to the Arctic. Inuit and Inuvialuit have lived in the Arctic for millennia and later European...
Polar bears diet

Adapting to a fast-food diet: How did the polar bears do it?

By Jeremy Lant and David Smith, Photo by Dave Reid The researchers found that polar bears have an extra sticky version of Apo B grip...

First-ever production lease for mineral exploration rights signed

Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. (NTI) has signed its first-ever mineral production lease, allowing Agnico Eagle Mines (AEM) to extract gold from Inuit-owned land near the...

Ancient arctic beasts feasted on wildflowers

How has the the Arctic tundra evolved?
Arctic sea ice yukon gold

Frozen ancestry under the Arctic sea ice

Solving evolutionary puzzles By David Smith Sometimes explorers find great treasures buried in the snow. The comic book adventurer Tintin, for instance, would often stumble upon...