The Barren-ground caribou is officially listed as threatened under the NWT Species at Risk designation. This means a recovery strategy must be forthcoming. Unfortunately this news is not surprising. #caribou #speciesatrisk #NWT ... See MoreSee Less
Date: Wednesday, July 11, 2018The NWT Conference of Management Authorities (CMA), established under the Species at Risk (NWT) Act to manage and recover species at risk in the NWT, has reached consens...
Canada needs to move faster on #Arctic policy. "The other trend making the massive icebreakers feasible is humanity’s prodigious climate-warming pollution." #shipping #climatechange ... See MoreSee Less
This agreement shouldn't be unique."The agreement includes training, jobs and business opportunities for Cree community members, as well as guarantees for environmental protection.The deal guarantees the protection of local waterways and hunting areas, as well as restricts travel in and out of the mine to avoid any disruptions to the environment. It also provides Stornoway's Cree employees with time off to take part in the spring "goose break," when community members hunt migrating geese, and the fall "moose break." #whobenefits ... See MoreSee Less
Cree leaders negotiated to have guaranteed jobs, contracts and a share of the royalties from the Renard mine, which was built on their territory, about 800 kilometres north of Montreal in northern Que...
Melting ice & increased shipping will create a perfect storm for such sea life as whales but there is the caribou to consider too; in fact much of life in the Arctic needs to cross water safely. #climatechange #shipping ... See MoreSee Less
"Went for a drive with a few friends last night to the Inukshuk and was able to catch this beautifully stunning view. Was taken just after 2:30am. If you look closely to the right side of the photo, you could see the town of Baker Lake." Thanks to Chance Mannik for sharing this one! ... See MoreSee Less