ArcticNet in the News

ArcticNet in the news

ArcticNet in the News - Year 2015

21 December 2015
Trent University Daily News – Trent University Professor Chris Furgal receives the Mentor Award at ArcticNet's annual meeting  Original article >>

15 December 2015
Radio Canada International - Eye on the Arctic – Executive Director, Martin Fortier, is interviewed during ArcticNet's annual meeting in Vancouver  Original article >>

10 December 2015
Nunatsiaq News – Dr. Ian Stirling is awarded the Weston Family Prize for Lifetime Achievement in Northern Research at ArcticNet's annual meeting in Vancouver  Original article >>

09 December 2015
CBC News – Members of the Arctic Inspiration Prize winning team Ikaarvik attended ArcticNet's annual meeting to talk about connecting northern communities with scientists  Original article >>

07 December 2015
The Globe and Mail – The commercial trade in polar bears to be discussed at ArcticNet's annual meeting  Original article >>

06 December 2015
CBC News – Ross Brown discusses the changing northern climate as ArcticNet scientists meet in Vancouver  Original article >>

01 December 2015 – A team led by Trevor Bell is working on new technology to monitor sea ice thickness to aid northern communities  Original article >>

26 November 2015
Campbell River Mirror – A student's journey through the Arctic on board the Amundsen with the Schools on Board program  Original article >>

26 November 2015
Nunatsiaq News – Three projects have been shortlisted for the 2015 Arctic Inspiration Prize  Original article >>

23 November 2015
iPolitics – The science of climate change was presented by Alain Bourque and other researchers at a meeting with the prime minister  Original article >>

20 November 2015
Nunatsiaq News – ArcticNet's Scientific Director Louis Fortier wins the 2015 Northern Science Award  Original article >>

27 October 2015
UM Today – ArcticNet will be presenting its recently published regional impact study for the Western and Central Canadian Arctic at the Beaufort Sea Partnership meeting in Inuvik  Original article >>

30 September 2015
Inside Toronto – A high school student from Scarborough joins ArcticNet researchers on board the Amundsen  Original article >>

29 September 2015
EurekAlert – A new article in Geophysical Research Letters by Christian Haas and colleagues looks at ice thickness in the Northwest Passage  Original article >>

22 September 2015
CBC News – A teacher from Manitoba will join the research expedition on board the Amundsen as part of the Schools on Board program  Original article >>

20 September 2015
Metro – The research of Andrew Derocher and Christian Haas is referenced regarding sea ice predictions and their relevance for Arctic wildlife  Original article >>

31 July 2015
Nunatsiaq News – Past ArcticNet student Marianne Falardeau discusses the sampling she is conducting in Cambridge Bay in order to better understand the Arctic food web  Original article >>

29 July 2015
L'Appel – Étudiant avec ArcticNet à l'Université Laval, Maxime Geoffroy décrit ses études à bord le brise glace de recherche NGCC Amundsen  Original article >>

16 July 2015
Edmonton Journal – Researchers at MacEwan University receive funding from ArcticNet to study the Arctic ocean seafloor using the research icebreaker Amundsen  Original article >>

06 July 2015
Government of Canada News Release – Funding is announced for the Churchill Marine Observatory, a state-of-the-art facility focused on oil and contaminant spill research in Arctic environments.  Original article >>

06 July 2015
The Globe and Mail – A new study in Nature Climate Change by David Hik and colleagues examines the transformation of tundra vegetation in the Arctic  Original article >>

27 June 2015
The Globe and Mail – Michael Byers discusses the challenges facing Arctic oil development.  Original article >>

17 June 2015
Nunatsiaq News – Research by Steve Ferguson identifies changes in marine mammal habitats in the Arctic.  Original article >>

15 June 2015
Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers – Research and technology collaborations between ArcticNet and industry are building knowlege and expertise offshore Newfoundland and Labrador.  Original article >>

12 June 2015
Tech Times – Andrew Derocher comments on the movement of certain species of animals northwards as the Arctic warms.  Original article >>

08 June 2015
Canadian Museum of Nature Press Release – As recipient of the W. Garfield Weston Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship for Arctic Research, former ArcticNet student Virginie Roy will help develop the Canadian Museum of Nature's new Arctic exhibit.  Original article >>

08 June 2015
Yale Environment 360 – David Barber is quoted regarding the detection of oil in sea ice in relation to Arctic oil & gas development.  Original article >>

08 June 2015
Radio-Canada (Bien dans son assiette) – À l'occasion de la Journée mondiale des océans, Louis Fortier parle des effets du réchauffement climatique sur l'écosystème marin.  Original article >>

05 June 2015
UM Today – Every year, the Centre for Earth Observation Science, the Freshwater Institute, and Schools on Board team up to bring 200 students to FortWhyte Alive's outdoor educational facility for Arctic Science Day.  Original article >>

28 May 2015
Research Money – ArcticNet, the Amundsen and the challenging future for Arctic research are discussed in the most recent issue of Research Money.  Original article >>

13 May 2015
CBC News – Michael Byers is quoted regarding new international rules for Arctic shipping.  Original article >>

13 May 2015
Nunatsiaq News – David Barber will lead a new research project in Hudson Bay with Manitoba Hydro and several Canadian universities.  Original article >>

24 April 2015
CBC News – Michael Byers is quoted in response to Russian tensions as Canada hands over chairmanship of the Arctic Council to the United States.  Original article >>

13 April 2015
Winnipeg Free Press – David Barber will lead a team of scientists on board the CCGS Amundsen as part of a research and technology collaboration between ArcticNet, Statoil Canada, RDC and Husky Energy.  Original article >>

23 March 2015
UQAR-Info – Dominique Berteaux, professeur à l'Université du Québec à Rimouski et membre d'ArcticNet travail sur un projet de recherche portant sur les effets des changements climatiques sur la faune.  Original article >>

18 March 2015
The Globe and Mail – ArcticNet researchers David Hik and Rob Huebert are quoted regarding China's plans to open a research station in the Canadian Arctic  Original article >>

13 March 2015
Canadian Geographic Compass blog – Warwick Vincent discusses the thriving biological community he and his team found beneath ice-capped lakes in the high Arctic  Original article >>

25 February 2015
World Policy Blog – Rob Huebert discusses how climate change, development, new technologies and geopolitics are transforming the Arctic  Original article >>

23 January 2015
Marketwired Press Release – Minister Ed Holder announced $7.6M in funding for the CCGS Amundsen as part of an investment by the Canada Foundation for Innovation in nine national research facilities  Original article >>

04 January 2015
Casper Star Tribune – Derek Mueller comments on Antarctic ice breakup while on expedition with Students on Ice  Original article >>