Eye on the Arctic – Week in Review 10/17/14



A look at the week's Arctic headlines. (iStock)
A look at the week’s Arctic headlines. (iStock)
On this week’s news round-up, we bring you some of your most read stories on Eye on the Arctic this week:
  • Energy news dominated northern headlines this week with the oil price decline causing concern everywhere from Alaska to Norway 
And in the Arctic Canadian city of Arviat, Halloween celebrations have been changed, because of a very different kind of spook from the usual witches, ghosts and goblins:

And the most popular Eye on the Arctic story on Twitter at @eyeonthearctic?

This week, our followers chose NASA satellite imagery reveals the Arctic at night, a blog by Mia Bennett from Cryopolitics that breaks down a NASA’s very unique view of the circumpolar North.

That’s all from Eye on the Arctic this week. We’ll be back on Monday with more news and views from across the North.

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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