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#5ArcticActions: Work together to reduce oil risk

This week, Arctic governments are meeting in Norway to talk about Arctic biodiversity. But they need to do more than talk. They’ve invested in reams of excellent research on life in the Arctic – now they need to act! They’ll make commitments this April, when the United States begins its chairmanship of the Arctic Council. […]

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#5ArcticActions: Protect the Arctic’s Last Ice

This week, Arctic governments are meeting in Norway to talk about Arctic biodiversity. But they need to do more than talk. They’ve invested in reams of excellent research on life in the Arctic – now they need to act! They’ll make commitments this April, when the United States begins its chairmanship of the Arctic Council. […]

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Torngat memories and memorials

WWF is part of a “Students on Ice” expedition from Arctic Canada to Greenland, both sponsoring students, and helping give the students useful skills. WWF staff member Sue Novotny is on board, and is sending blogs about the expedition. Traditionally, ships visiting this part of Labrador would be met with an incongruous sight – a […]

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Lancaster Sound, past, present and future

After two nights at a sheltered anchorage in Strathcona Sound we ventured out once more, hoping that the winds in Admiralty Inlet had died down sufficiently for comfortable sailing. And indeed they had – the waves were much more subdued than when we’d attempted the passage a few days ago, upon leaving Arctic Bay.

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Arctic Bay, Nunavut

Arctic Bay was our first community since leaving Grise Fiord a week ago. It was time to resupply with fuel, water and fresh meat, fish, fruit and vegetables. We also took this opportunity to meet people in the community to learn about the latest news.

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