Archive - ‘March 2013’

Talking Maps: Arctic atlas reads out Inuit names

Toronto Star - Fraser Taylor’s atlas of Canada’s high Arctic reads out the names of the towns to you. The real names. Cape Strathcona is Arvaaqtuuq. Peter Richards Island is Qikiqtatannak. It is, the eminent Carleton University geographer explains, a decolonization of the Nunavut map and a repatriation of the ...

Study: Beverly caribou decline not as drastic as once feared (“I think habitat deterioration and disturbance is a factor”)

Nunatsiaq News - The Beverly caribou herd lost half its population between 1994 and 2011, a Nunavut government study has found, but the decline is not as bad as officials once feared ... Government-commissioned biologists and 38 community representatives, including 34 Nunavut beneficiaries, two Saskatchewan representatives and two Government of the ...

Science of building warm houses in Alaska’s Arctic frigid climate

Alaska Dispatch - Hébert, president and founder of the Cold Climate Housing Research Center in Fairbanks, is traveling to Atmautluak because members of the village’s tribal council called him for advice. Villagers want to both build their own homes while setting up a construction company. Hébert, along with Aaron Cooke, an ...

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