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Heavy fuel oil used by more than one-third of ships in Canadian Arctic waters, study finds

2020-06-12T12:37:15+00:00

Heavy fuel oil used by more than one-third of ships in Canadian Arctic waters, study finds Click here to go to the article

Heavy fuel oil used by more than one-third of ships in Canadian Arctic waters, study finds2020-06-12T12:37:15+00:00

Canada’s Arctic Corridors – Climate Change Unlocking the New Geo-Political Frontier

2020-05-12T10:43:59+00:00

Canada’s Arctic Corridors – Climate Change Unlocking the New Geo-Political Frontier Click here to go to the article

Canada’s Arctic Corridors – Climate Change Unlocking the New Geo-Political Frontier2020-05-12T10:43:59+00:00

Arctic communities perceive differently the impact of shipping on their environments

2020-05-12T16:17:21+00:00

Arctic communities perceive differently the impact of shipping on their environments Sea ice can be a boundary for navigation, may isolate communities, but is also a platform for people and animals. Picture credit: Julia Olsen Published at: May 13 2019 - 09:36 / Updated at: May 13 2019 - 12:48 Several communities [...]

Arctic communities perceive differently the impact of shipping on their environments2020-05-12T16:17:21+00:00

An Unlocked Arctic — with Jackie Dawson

2020-05-12T16:18:12+00:00

An Unlocked Arctic — with Jackie Dawson The Arctic is warming at twice the global average. In the Canadian Arctic, it's three times the global average. Jackie Dawson explains the scale of this transformation, and what a melting Arctic means for the future of trade, geopolitics, and Northern communities. Click [...]

An Unlocked Arctic — with Jackie Dawson2020-05-12T16:18:12+00:00

Where Arctic Cod Goes, Marine Mammals Follow

2020-05-12T16:19:16+00:00

Where Arctic Cod Goes, Marine Mammals FollowIncreased ship traffic in the warming Arctic drives fish away, study shows, spelling larger impacts on the marine food web and the communities that depend on it.AUSTIN PRICEMarch 10, 2020A centerpiece of the marine food web, Boreogadus saida swims among the ice floes of the Arctic archipelago. A slender [...]

Where Arctic Cod Goes, Marine Mammals Follow2020-05-12T16:19:16+00:00

Inuit communities consulted in plans for low-impact Arctic shipping routes

2020-05-12T16:19:50+00:00

Inuit communities consulted in plans for low-impact Arctic shipping routes Changes were recommended for environmental and community benefits, ship safety In this map (left), dark green represents the recommended shipping route, with light blue representing low-impact shipping lanes. The pink outlined near northern Coats Island (right), shows where the report recommends installing ship-monitoring camera [...]

Inuit communities consulted in plans for low-impact Arctic shipping routes2020-05-12T16:19:50+00:00

Indigenous people help develop better Arctic shipping routes

2020-05-12T16:20:29+00:00

Indigenous people help develop better Arctic shipping routesBy: Sophie YeoStory at a glanceBecause of melting ice due to climate change, the Arctic is rapidly opening up.Experts are working with local indigenous people to develop new shipping routes through the region that minimize harm.Local people have extensive knowledge of ice and wildlife patterns, currents and other valuable [...]

Indigenous people help develop better Arctic shipping routes2020-05-12T16:20:29+00:00

Research team injects Inuit views into Ottawa’s plan for safe Arctic shipping – Nunatsiaq News

2020-05-12T16:22:26+00:00

Research team injects Inuit views into Ottawa’s plan for safe Arctic shipping Feds believe low-impact shipping corridors could reduce risks posed by increased marine traffic This map shows the low impact shipping corridors that the federal government has proposed for the Canadian Arctic. A team of researchers led by Jackie Dawson of the University [...]

Research team injects Inuit views into Ottawa’s plan for safe Arctic shipping – Nunatsiaq News2020-05-12T16:22:26+00:00