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|Project Title||Post Date||Summary|
|A Summary of MethylMercury and Climate Change Research in Nunavut||06-27-2016||
Mercury (Hg) is a toxic heavy metal that changes into various chemical forms through geochemical processes. It is an element that occurs naturally in the environment but with industrialization, humans have altered its cycle by adding more mercury in the water, air, and soil.
|ArcticNet Integrated Regional Impact Studies (IRIS)||03-16-2012||
ArcticNet brings together scientists and managers with their partners from Inuit organizations, northern communities, federal and provincial agencies and the private sector to study the impacts of climate change in the coastal Canadian Arctic.
|Building Capacity to Monitor the Risk of Climate Change on Water Quality and Human Health: A Two Year Journey Expanding Community-Based Leadership in Pond Inlet||01-06-2016||
A community project in Pond Inlet. We are a group of 3 young Mittimatalirmiut and we wish to research water quality and develop more skills in research! Access to healthy water is of paramount importance for Mittimatalirmiut. Water is important to keep us alive, sturdy and healthy; and bad water can be harmful for our people- our beloved elders, youth and infants. Water also an important cultural value to our people since many of us are going out on the land in order to provide our family with fresh water, just as our elders used to and they proudly taught us.
|Climate Change Adaptation for Nunavut Decision Makers Course||03-27-2015||
This course informs government staff of climate change impacts and how to incorporate climate change into deision-making across all government sectors.
|Climate Change and Health Research: Photovoice Workshop for Youth||12-01-2014||
Qaujigiartiit Health Research Centre hosted a 3-day youth photovoice research training workshop from September 26-28, 2014.
|Foodborne and Waterborne Disease Mitigation: Community-based Surveillance for Environmental Health||09-16-2015||
Recent research uncovered the highest rates of self-reported enteric illness (i.e., diarrhea and vomiting) reported in the world to be in Iqaluit,
|Indigenous Health Adaptation to Climate Change (IHACC)||09-16-2015||
IHACC is a multi-year, trans-disciplinary, community-based initiative working with remote Indigenous populations in the Peruvian Amazon, Canadian A
|Inuit women and environmental change: examining experiences and adaptations in Iqaluit, Nunavut||12-17-2015||
This is an updated summary of the previous project posted on December 2, 2014
To see that summary visit http://climatechangenunavut.ca/en/project/inuit-women-and-environmental-...
|Inuit women and environmental change: examining experiences and adaptations in Iqaluit, Nunavut||12-02-2014||
This project is investigating how Inuit women in Iqaluit are experiencing climate change within the context of greater socio-economic change.
To see the most recent summary please visit http://climatechangenunavut.ca/en/node/3869
|Linking changes in the Arctic marine ecosystem to the provisioning of ecosystem services and Inuit wellbeing||02-16-2015||
Climate change pressures, such as warmer temperatures and sea ice decline, transform the Arctic marine ecosystem and could lead to major shifts in its functioning. This study will combine diverse but complementary methods to study the Arctic marine ecosystem and itsinterconnectedness with Inuit communities in the context of a changing Arctic.