Somba K’e, Denendeh (February 8, 2018) – Dene Nahjo is proud to release ‘We Are One Mind – Perspectives from Emerging Indigenous Leaders on the Arctic Policy Framework’, developed in partnership with Qanak in Nunavut and Our Voices in the Yukon. We Are One Mind addresses a way forward for Canada’s Arctic Policy Framework by […]
What happens in the Arctic doesn’t just stay up north. It affects the world, as that region is the integrator of our planet’s climate systems, atmospheric and oceanic. At the moment, the northernmost places on Earth are warming at more than twice the global average, a phenomenon whose impact is already being felt planetwide. Welcome […]
When the European Space Agency (ESA) launched a satellite into orbit on Oct. 13, it did so despite opposition from Inuit leaders in Canada and Greenland over its potential to contaminate an important Arctic area. Most, but not all, of the rocket’s highly toxic fuel is burned during the launch. So, when the second stage […]
Earlier this month, the US Senate took its first step towards authorizing oil drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR). The move came in the form of a provision within a budget resolution for the period 2018-2026, instructing the Department of Energy and Natural Resources to reduce its deficit by $1 billion. The provision […]
The Arctic is many things to many people. In Canada, this malleability has made the region an incredibly valuable vehicle for nation-building and identity construction. As a Newfoundland-born international politics scholar and author who researches Canada’s relationship with the Arctic, I believe that very pliability of the Arctic is an important feature of Canadian society, […]
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