Eye on the Arctic news round-up


Man walks past Greenland flag at sundown. Photo: Eilís Quinn, Radio Canada International. Here’s a sampling of some of the Arctic stories that had Eye on the Arctic visitors talking this week:


Greenland was in shock this week after a triple murder in Nutaarmiut, a remote Inuit village in the territory’s northwest.


In Canada, a study explores just why snowy owls are migrating out of the Arctic in unusually large numbers.


Sami National Day was celebrated this week across the Sami areas of Russia, Norway, Finland and Russia .


A new computer game called Naval War: Arctic Circle has been developed to let players lead Russian or NATO forces into battle over the Arctic.

Write to Eilís Quinn at eilis.quinn(at)cbc.ca

Eilís Quinn, Eye on the Arctic

Eilís Quinn, Eye on the Arctic

Eilís Quinn is a journalist and manages Radio Canada International’s Eye on the Arctic news cooperation project.

Eilís has reported from the Arctic regions of all eight circumpolar countries and has produced numerous documentary and multimedia series about climate change and the issues facing Indigenous peoples in the North.

Her investigative report "Death in the Arctic: A community grieves, a father fights for change," about the violent death of Robert Adams, a 19-year-old Inuk man from Arctic Quebec, received an honourable mention for excellence in reporting on violence and trauma at the 2019 Dart Awards in New York City.

Her multimedia project on the health challenges in the Canadian Arctic, "Bridging the Divide," was a finalist at the 2012 Webby Awards.

Eilís has worked for media organizations in Canada and the United States and as a TV host for the Discovery/BBC Worldwide series "Best in China."

Twitter: @Arctic_EQ

Email: eilis.quinn(at)cbc.ca

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