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Tag: Arctic

Government of Canada Releases Report on the State of Marine Ecosystems...

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Together with Inuit and Northern partners, the Government of Canada is working to better understand the Canadian Arctic, sea ice, and the complex ecosystems...

Arctic Water—An Abundant Resource in Short Supply

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It is estimated that 37 per cent of Canada’s total freshwater is contained in the three territories. In spite of this abundant resource, water...

Canadian Arctic Scientist Awarded Weston Family Prize

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Canadian Arctic scientist Dr. Wayne Pollard has been awarded the Weston Family Prize for Lifetime Achievement in Northern Research. Dr. Pollard has dedicated more...

Permafrost Loss Could Cause Abrupt Arctic Climate Changes

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Researchers from McGill University have published Abrupt changes across the Arctic permafrost region endanger northern development, which has projected that as permafrost continues to...

Rising Emissions are Turning Arctic Permafrost into Carbon Source: Study

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Arctic regions have captured and stored carbon for tens of thousands of years, but a new study shows winter emissions from the Arctic may...

Tiny Satellites Reveal Water Dynamics in Thousands of Northern Lakes

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Using an army of small satellites, researchers have shown that water levels in small lakes across northern Canada and Alaska are far more variable...

Canadian Arctic Researcher Awarded Lifetime Achievement Prize

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Canadian Arctic Scientist Dr. Derek Muir was awarded the Weston Family Prize for Lifetime Achievement in Northern Research today. As an internationally recognized expert,...

Canada Emphasizes Indigenous Knowledge at Arctic Science Meeting

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The Arctic is the fastest warming place on Earth and its water faces numerous pressures, from increased mercury transport to dissolved organic carbon and...

Methane from Thermokarst Lakes Absent in Current Climate Change Models

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Methane released by thawing permafrost from some Arctic lakes is likely to accelerate climate change, according to a new study from the University of...

Greywater Dumping In Arctic Waters Set to Double By 2035

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A gap in Canadian regulations governing greywater disposal in the Arctic could lead to a significant increase in pollution in highly sensitive waters in the...

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