Eye on the Arctic brings you stories and newsmakers from around the North.
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For at least a decade in Canada’s western Arctic, the muskoxen Inuit rely on for everything from food, to employment as hunting guides, have been getting sick with diseases, some of which until recently had never been recorded in these Arctic animals.
These changes are impacting everything from the economy to the transmission of Inuit hunting culture from one generation to the next.
Eye on the Arctic travelled to Cambridge Bay in 2016 to find out more about what scientists and the community are are seeing.
Write to Eilís Quinn at eilis.quinn(at)cbc.ca
Canada: Canada announces investments to tackle illegal fishing and discarded fishing gear, Radio Canada International
Norway: Will Russia ask Norway to cut crab fishing in Arctic fjord?, The Independent Barents Observer
Russia: Snow crabs invading Russia’s Arctic nuclear waste dump, The Independent Barents Observer
Sweden: Environmentalists seek solutions to ghost net problem in Baltic Sea, Radio Sweden
United States: Communities wrestle with shark-bite mystery off Alaskan coast, Eye on the Arctic