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Tag: Arctic

Canadian Arctic Scientist Awarded Weston Family Prize

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

Federal Investment will Support Coastal Restoration in the Beaufort Sea

The federal government will invest in coastal restoration in the Arctic by supporting research and restoration of nearshore ecosystems in the Beaufort Sea. Michael McLeod,...

Royal Society Promotes Arctic Sustainability and Digital Transformation for G7

The Royal Society of Canada has declared Arctic sustainability and the role of digital technologies in society to be two of the most pressing issues...

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