Highlights / Baffinland

Politics

Trump, the Arctic Council & Arctic policy in Canada: 2020 stories to watch for

As 2020 gets underway, Eye on the Arctic is checking in with northern experts for their take on what to watch for in the year ahead. Up today, we speak with Heather Exner-Pirot, a research associate at the Observatoire de» 

Economy, Environment

Conservation group calls for more research into effects of Nunavut mine shipping noise on narwhal

A Canadian conservation group says more research into the impact of vessel traffic on narwhal and other marine life is needed before a regulator in the Arctic territory of Nunavut allows a mining company to expand its production at one» 

Economy, Environment

Environmental group welcomes Baffinland’s decision to abandon icebreaking plans

A giant iron mining operation in the Canadian Arctic is getting rare praise from environmental groups and local communities after it decided to abandon its plans to ship the ore all year around using icebreakers. Baffinland Iron Mines Corp. says»