WWF working to facilitate recovery of Canadian barge adrift in Arctic waters
April 13, 2015
A barge belonging to the Canadian-owned Northern Transportation Company Ltd. has been floating through the Beaufort and Chukchi Seas for the past six months, and now sits off the coast of Vankarem, Russia.
Baffinland decision shows Nunavut resource development regulatory system is doing its job
April 10, 2015
The Nunavut Planning Commission has decided Baffinland’s proposal to ship 10 months of the year does not comply with the North Baffin Regional Land Use Plan.
Record low Arctic sea ice a concern for all Canadians
March 23, 2015
Winter sea ice in the Arctic has hit a new record low this year, according to information released today from the American-based NSIDC.
Polar bears in a changing Arctic
February 24, 2015
Taking a trip south to see some polar bears in Churchill, Manitoba!
Baffin Island Caribou hunting ban: short term pain for long term gain
January 13, 2015
On January 1, 2015, the Government of Nunavut implemented a temporary ban on caribou hunting across Baffin Island. This marks a first for the area’s unique population of barren-ground caribou (Rangifer tarandus groenlandicus) that have declined, mainly owing to natural cyclical rhythms, as much as 90 percent over the past 20 years.