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Colleges in Nunavut, Ottawa team up to serve Inuit - Nunatsiaq News

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Colleges in Nunavut, Ottawa team up to serve Inuit
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Nunavut Arctic College President Joe Kunuk and Algonquin College President Cheryl Jensen sign an agreement in Ottawa March 17 on increasing access to post-secondary education for Nunavut students. (PHOTO COURTESY OF ... While no specific plan for or ...

North American ice sheet disappearing due to global warming - Digital Journal

Tue, 2017-03-21 14:03

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North American ice sheet disappearing due to global warming
Digital Journal
Rising temperatures in the Canadian Arctic are causing the last remnants of the ice sheet that once covered much of North America to disappear. According to a new study, the Barnes Ice Cap will be gone in 300 years.

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Group of academics protest Nunavut's Education Act amendments - Nunatsiaq News

Fri, 2017-03-17 13:15

Group of academics protest Nunavut's Education Act amendments
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In an open letter to Premier Peter Taptuna and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, a group of Canadian academics has sounded the alarm over what they call a “language crisis” in Nunavut, triggered by the territory's newly-tabled amendments to the Education ...

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Establishing the Earth's Atmospheric Record, One Air Flask at a Time - News Deeply

Thu, 2017-03-16 05:11

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Establishing the Earth's Atmospheric Record, One Air Flask at a Time
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Gloria Dickie is a freelance science and environmental journalist based in Boulder, Colorado. Her work has appeared in National Geographic News, High Country News, Discover, OnEarth, Hakai Magazine, Vice, Adventure Journal and Outside Online.

Ecological integrity highest priority for Parks - Minister McKenna - Rocky Mountain Outlook

Thu, 2017-03-16 03:14

Ecological integrity highest priority for Parks - Minister McKenna
Rocky Mountain Outlook
“The importance of ecological integrity, science, conservation and traditional knowledge and my renewed focus on it,” McKenna said. “The integral role Indigenous people will continue to play with Parks Canada as we move toward reconciliation and three, ...

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