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Animals, Economy, Environment, International, Lifestyle, Science and Technology

Call for stricter controls on ship discharges in the Arctic

The World Wildlife Fund-Canada is asking Canada’s transportation regulatory agency to stiffen the rules for ship discharge of “grey water” in the Arctic. Grey water is usually considered waste water such sources as from sinks, showers, and dish washing but» 

Environment, History, Science and Technology

Climate change and P.E.I.’s slow disappearance

Prince Edward Island is Canada’s smallest province, and it’s getting smaller. A recent storm has once again highlighted the plight of PEI.  It is a low-lying sand and sandstone island in the Gulf of St Lawrence and as the climate» 

History, International, Military, Science and Technology

The doomed Franklin Arctic expedition: new discovery in a 170-year-old mystery

Since the mid 1800’s, enduring mystery has surrounded the fate of the Franklin expedition, its two ships and 129-man crew, lost without trace in the Arctic. Since the 1980’s it was thought lead poisoning from the lead-soldered tinned food had» 

Animals, Environment, International, Politics, Science and Technology

Iconic Canadian symbol-Caribou, and lovely Monarch butterfly, in danger

A science committee has raised the alarm over the future of the populations of two migratory species which are in steep decline. The Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC) held its semi-annual meetings on species at» 

Arts and Entertainment, Economy, International, Lifestyle, Science and Technology, Society

New book about ‘analog’, the comeback kid

Radio was supposed to replace newspapers, Tv would replace radio, video would replace tv, and digital replace them all including vinyl records and cssettes Not only has that not happened, but in his new book David Sax says many analog» 

Animals, Environment, International, Science and Technology

Climate change: Are polar bears doomed?

All populations could decline by 30 percent by 2050 A just released report has cast even more concern about the future of the polar bear survival as a species. The international study involved research scientists from the US, Canada, and» 

International, Science and Technology, Society

Developing artificial intelligence- boon or bane?

Some people think the development of artificial intelligence  (AI) will yield enormous benefits and advances to mankind. Others, equally intelligent, say we are likely heading down a dangerous path that could lead to the end of mankind. This would be» 

Animals, Environment, Indigenous, International, Science and Technology

Arctic winter delayed by hot November

It’s December and across the Arctic, a proper winter has just begun, but much much later than normal. For residents across the far northern communities it seemed more like spring than winter during November. It some places during the month» 

Environment, Indigenous, International, Science and Technology

Eye on the Arctic: Video Archive

In the run up to the launch of Eye on the Arctic’s next multimedia project this winter, we’ve dug into our archives to bring you some of our most popular videos from past projects. This week, we bring you an»