New blogger on Eye on the Arctic

Deutsche Welle journalist Irene Quaile. (Irene Quaile)
Deutsche Welle journalist Irene Quaile. (Irene Quaile)
Eye on the Arctic is pleased to introduce a new blogger to our site!

Irene Quaile is an environmental journalist for Deutsche Welle, Germany’s international broadcaster.

Since 2007 she’s specialized in climate change issues and their effects on the world’s polar regions.

Starting today, we’ll be posting her Deutsche Welle Ice-Blog on our site. On Ice-Blog, Irene covers everything from science, to green initiatives to climate adaptation.

Check out her most recent blog post here.

We welcome Irene to Eye on the Arctic! And, as always, we welcome your comments and feedback at @eyeonthearctic or

Eilís Quinn, Eye on the Arctic

Eilís Quinn is an award-winning 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 murder of Robert Adams, a 19-year-old Inuk man from Arctic Quebec, received the silver medal for “Best Investigative Article or Series” at the 2019 Canadian Online Publishing Awards. The project also received an honourable mention for excellence in reporting on trauma at the 2019 Dart Awards in New York City.

Her report “The Arctic Railway: Building a future or destroying a culture?” on the impact a multi-billion euro infrastructure project would have on Indigenous communities in Arctic Europe was a finalist at the 2019 Canadian Association of Journalists award in the online investigative category.

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

Her work on climate change in the Arctic has also been featured on the TV science program Découverte, as well as Le Téléjournal, the French-Language CBC’s flagship news cast.

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."

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