Wednesday, July 26, 2017

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,...

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...

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...