Topic - ‘Web Media’

Tracking Wolves in Winter on Ellesmere Island

Washington Post - Learning about the behavior of wild animals often requires hours and hours of personal observation. But what if the animal can't be followed? That's the problem David Mech (pronounced "Meech") has had for much of his 50-year career studying wolves in the United States. "You can't just ...

Safe travel planning: northern search and rescue web resource

Yukon Government - The Yukon government is pleased to launch a new online resource for backcountry users in Canada’s territories, Community Services Minister Archie Lang announced today. “The website encourages common-sense planning that could help people ensure they are better prepared, and possibly save lives, when venturing into the backcountry,” ...

Field Recordings: “Singing” Icebergs in Antarctica

National Geographic News - "They are partly melodic, but not really melodic like singing, more like the screeching of a horror film in parts," said Vera Schlindwein, a scientist with the Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research in Bremerhaven, Germany." Some are like an orchestra when all the ...

Interactive Mapping Tool (Nunavut Planning Commission)

Nunavut Planning Commission - The Nunavut Planning Commission hosts an interactive mapping tool for understanding and learning about land use issues in Nunavut.  Map may also be useful to tourists and paddlers planning a trip to Nunavut. "The Nunavut Planning Commission is an Institution of Public Government established as an ...

The Beaver rebrands, embraces web and relaunches as ‘Canada’s History’

National Post - Canada’s second-oldest continuously published magazine, The Beaver: Canada’s History Magazine, is changing its name to Canada’s History, and will also debut a new comprehensive web strategy. From today's press release: "In an increasingly online and fast-paced world, more and more readers are getting information from the Internet. ...

Proud2bNWT Youth Website Launched

Government Northwest Territories - Northwest Territories residents aged 15 to 30 have a new one-stop shop for all youth-related programs and services offered by the territorial government. Proud2bNWT, a website for youth in the NWT, was officially launched today by the Government of the Northwest Territories. Minister Responsible for Youth ...

ITK launches Arctic research centre (Inuit Qaujisarvingat)

Nunatsiaq News - Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami announced Tuesday the launch of its own Arctic research centre that aims to bridge gaps between science and Inuit traditional knowledge. Inuit Qaujisarvingat: The Inuit Knowledge Centre will help Inuit “access the systems of western science” while helping scientists make use of Inuit knowledge, ...

Website: “Arctic Stories” (Video Storytelling on the Arctic Environment)

Arctic Stories - The Arctic environment increasingly captures the interests and imagination of the scientific community. It is also a rapidly changing environment that is home to native peoples in North America, Asia, Greenland, and Scandinavia. While the scientific community is adept at communication within its ranks, and ...

Compendium of Arctic Reports: Arctic Governance Project (Towards a Sustainable Future for the North)

Arctic Governance Project - A web project of the University of Tromsø (secretariat), and drawing on scientific consultants, and steering committee members from Iceland, Canada, Norway, Finland, Denmark, Alaska, and Russia ... the Arctic Governance project is a compendium of resources and articles on economic development and sustainability for the ...

Radio Documentary: Inuit Voices, Victorian Spectacle, and the Diary of Abraham Ulrikab (circa 1880)

Battery Radio - web site of Chris Brookes, radio producer of Abraham's Diary (in two parts).  The late 19th century saw the rise of scientific racism in Europe, and those who flocked to the zoo exhibit expected to gape at "exotics" from some "primitive race". What they found instead were ...

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