The Hon. Lorne Kusugak, Minister of Community and Government Services for the Government of Nunavut recognized Dalhousie University and the Nunavut Research Institute for their initiative to provide equipment and training for in-territory analyses of wastewater samples. Attached is Minister Kusugak's statement in the Legislative Assembly of Nunavut.
Nanisiniq Arviat History Project member and Global Dignity Canada national role model Curtis Konek (in orange) with members of the Arviat Film Society celebrated Global Dignity Day events at John Arnalukjuaq High School last week with their teacher, Gord Billard.
On Wednesday October 17, Curtis spoke Inuktitut to more than 1,200 students who came together virtually from classrooms across the country for Global Dignity Canada's national videoconference last week.
The establishment of a new Canadian High Arctic Research Station (CHARS) will significantly increase capacity and capability for scientific research across Nunavut and Canada’s Arctic.
The Nunavut Research Institute (NRI) 2010 Compendium of Research is now available. This informative report highlights the licensed physical, social sciences and health-related scientific research conducted in Nunavut.
The Petermann Ice Island was four times the size of Manhatten Island (approx. 250 km2) when it calved from the Petermann Glacier of Northwest Greenland in August 2010. It has subsequently fragmented into smaller, yet still formidable, ice islands. These fragments are now transiting south along Canada's east coast - becoming wonders for tourists in Newfoundland while simultaenously causing great concern to those working with vulnerable infrastructure in nearby waters.
Join us for "On Thick Ice" a free, public presentation with Anna Crawford from Carleton University on Saturday, August 4, 2012 at the Nunavut Research Institute (Building 959-A) in Iqaluit.
Gatineau, Quebec - July 27 2012 – As the Arctic warms and polar sea ice continues to melt at unprecedented rates, 75 international high school students and a team of inspiring leaders are preparing to set sail on the latest Students on Ice Arctic expedition: ‘A Voyage of Discovery and Transformation’.
Environmental Technology Program students and staff are set to participate on an expedition cruise from St. John’s to Iqaluit with Worldwide Quest Expeditions next week.
Polar Educators International (PEI) announces the establishment of a formal international professional network for those that educate in, for, and about the polar regions.