IQALUIT, Nunavut (April 27, 2012) – Climate change information, data, educational resources and adaptation toolkits are now at the fingertips of Nunavummiut with the launch today of the Nunavut Climate Change Centre (NC3) website.
Participants with this year's Environmental Technology Program (ETP) Winter Field Camp included 24 students, 4 instructors, 17 snowmobiles, and 12 qammotiqs. The annual expedition to Crazy Lake is a key component of the highly-successful program and a rite of passage for the program's students. The group left on March 28, 2012 and returned on April 4.
Environment Canada, working in partnership with Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated, the Qikiqtani Inuit Association, the Kivalliq Inuit Association and the Kitikmeot Inuit Association, is hiring Inuit students to work in their offices for 4 month periods during the summer.
Watch this thought-provoking public service announcement on respect for the land from the Government of Nunavut's Department of Environment. Click here to watch it on Youtube!
Avatitinnik Kamatsiarniq, the Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit principle of Environmental Stewardship, emphasizes the key relationship between people and the natural world.
Thank you, Mr. Speaker. I am pleased to announce that two fur designers from Nunavut recently competed in the REMIX 2010 International Student Design Competition in Milan, Italy.
On the eve of the 15th United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen, Nunavut Arctic College instructors and students at the Pond Inlet Community Learning Centre held a qulliq lighting vigil to raise awareness about global warming.