Thursday, October 18, 2018

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...

The Arctic Institute: 70 years young

Sometimes Canadians see value in the great white North, are proud of our Inuit citizens and their thousands of years of history, even see...

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?