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How an interactive atlas aims to preserve traditional culture and knowledge in Nunavut

How an interactive atlas aims to preserve traditional culture and knowledge...

Clyde River, or Kangiqtugaapik, in Nunavut, Canada, has taken on the task of recording their culture and traditional knowledge through an interactive cyberatlas. Its...

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How a regional clean development mechanism for the Arctic could more effectively combat climate change

How a regional clean development mechanism for the Arctic could more effectively combat climate...

Reykjavik is a global leader on climate change. It’s working to be carbon neutral by 2040. To most people, this is a success story....
Arctic continues to experience warmer-than-average temperatures

Arctic continues to experience warmer-than-average temperatures

Warm January temperatures are lasting into February in some Arctic locations. On Monday and Tuesday, Cape Morris Jesup in Greenland recorded temperatures above freezing —and...
Ilulissat Two: Why Greenland and Denmark are inviting Arctic governments back this May

Ilulissat Two: Why Greenland and Denmark are inviting Arctic governments back this May

Greenland and Denmark, in something of a surprise move have invited U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, and all...
Why the US Interior Department’s ‘lease everything’ approach to offshore oil drilling in Alaska backfired

Why the US Interior Department’s ‘lease everything’ approach to offshore oil drilling in Alaska...

When the U.S. Department of Interior announced on Jan. 4 that it would consider opening nearly all of the waters off the coast of...
Fall in suicides in Greenland reveals a more stubborn statistic

Fall in suicides in Greenland reveals a more stubborn statistic

Statistics released last week show that while the number of people dying by their own hand in Greenland fell in 2017, there was a...