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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...

New Standards for Wastewater Treatment in Northern Communities

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Northern communities now have access to two new standardization resources that provide important strategies to integrate climate resilience into building and infrastructure design, guides,...

Permafrost Thaw Slumps Release Record Amounts of Mercury

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Permafrost thaw slumps in the western Canadian Arctic are releasing record amounts of mercury into waterways, according to new research by University of Alberta...

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...

Federal Investment will Support Coastal Restoration in the Beaufort Sea

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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,...

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