ArcticNet in the News

ArcticNet in the news

ArcticNet in the News - Year 2017

13 December 2017
The Washington Post – 2017 Scientific Expedition in the Arctic - The work of researchers aboard the CCGS Amundsen put forward in a Washington Post article 'Scientists came to explore the fabled waters of the Arctic — but their work could also change its future'.  Original article >>

21 December 2017 – An ArcticNet researcher receives the 2017 Weston Family Prize - Dr. Michel Allard received $100,000 Weston Family Prize for Lifetime Achievement in Northern Research during the International Arctic Change 2017 Conference.  PDF >>

31 December 2017
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22 December 2017
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14 December 2017
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13 December 2017
Affaires -  –   Original article >>

11 December 2017
Le Soleil –   Original article >>

07 December 2017
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23 November 2017
National Post –   Original article >>

22 November 2017
Plos One – ArcticNet researcher Steven Ferguson collaborates on a new paper on bowhead whales molt in the eastern Canadian Arctic.  Original article >>

09 November 2017
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09 November 2017
CTV NEWS – Louis Fortier is interviewed on Canada's commitment to Arctic research.  Original article >>

08 November 2017
University of Manitoba News – New paper on published the impact of climate change on beluga whales diet by ArcticNet fellow David Yurkowski.  Original article >>

07 November 2017
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19 October 2017
University of Manitoba News – New copepod species discovered in the Canadian Arctic, contributing to the research program of ArcticNet.  Original article >>

21 September 2017
NationTalk – Biological oceanographer and Arctic research leader Dr. Louis Fortier to receive a special Lifetime Achievement Award from the Canadian Museum of Nature.  Original article >>

21 September 2017
The Conversation Canada – Article on Indigenous water crisis authored by ArcticNet researcher Sherilee Harper.  Original article >>

06 September 2017
Scientific Reports –   Original article >>

06 September 2017
Nunatsiaq News – ArcticNet researcher Alastair Franke discusses the Arctic Raptors project, which pairs up southern student researchers with local people to monitor birds of prey.  Original article >>

16 August 2017
The Washington Post  – Scientists Grant and Darnis present the Kitikmeot Marine Ecosystems Study conducted during the 2017 scientific expedition in the Canadian Arctic.   Original article >>

14 August 2017
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10 August 2017
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09 August 2017
Polar Biology  – ArcticNet researchers Thomas and Tortell collaborated on new paper on resistance of Arctic phytoplankton to ocean acidification.  Original article >>

07 August 2017
The Washington Post – The Washington Post accompanies ArcticNet researchers in the Arctic on board the CCGS Amundsen to document the opening of the Northwest Passage  Original article >>

01 August 2017
Arctic Deeply  – Newly discovered biofilms in a High Arctic lake in Nunavut by ArcticNet researchers Culley, Lovejoy and Vincent.  Original article >>

25 June 2017
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12 June 2017
CBC News – David Barber comments the cancellation of the first leg of the 2017 Amundsen Expedition  Original article >>

31 May 2017
CBC News – Research conducted by ArcticNet researchers Sherilee Harper, James Ford and Chris Furgal raise serious concerns about food security in Nunatsiavut  Original article >>

28 May 2017
The National – ArcticNet researcher Dr. Ashlee Cunsolo discusses the strong correlation between mental health and climate change that affects the Inuit community of Rigolet in northern Labrador  Original article >>

11 May 2017
Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna – ArcticNet researchers Philippe Archambault, Connie Lovejoy and Michel Poulin were involved as international experts in Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF)'s Circumpolar Biodiversity Monitoring Program (CBMP) and contributed to the new State of the Arctic Biodiversity Report, released at the Arctic Council Ministerial  Original article >>

08 May 2017
University of Guelph News  – ArcticNet researcher Sherilee Harper will lead an international team in a research project on climate change and food security  Original article >>

24 April 2017
CBC News – Dr. David Barber is interviewed on the newly released Snow, Water, Ice and Permafrost in the Arctic assessment  Original article >>

20 April 2017
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07 April 2017
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06 April 2017
Journal Le Fil –   Original article >>

06 April 2017
Uphere Magazine – As the first field season of the GENICE project aboard the CCGS Amundsen approaches, Dr. Gary Stern from University of Manitoba describes the aim of this research   Original article >>

05 April 2017
University Affairs – ArcticNet's funding to end in 2018: participants anticipate the Network's demise  Original article >>

03 April 2017
Canadian Geographic – ArcticNet researcher Susan Kutz combines science and Indigenous knowledge to assess Muskox health on Victoria Island  Original article >>

27 March 2017
BMC Public Health – ArcticNet researchers publish a new paper on how the media portray drinking water security in Canadian Indigenous communities  Original article >>

06 March 2017
Newswire – The Arctic Eider Society's SIKU project is one of the 10 Google Impact Challenge finalists  Original article >>

13 February 2017
Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami – The joint ArcticNet, ITK and University of Winnipeg research project Foundations for Student Persistence and Success in Inuit Nunangat supports an Inuit Education Forum in Nain, Nunatsiavut, this week  Original article >>

08 February 2017
Air Canada enRoute – Air Canada's inflight travel magazine interviews Louis Fortier  Original article >>

05 February 2017
Le Soleil – The W. Garfield Weston Foundation donates almost $900K to support the Kitikmeot marine ecosystems study, led by Drs. Louis Fortier and Philippe Archambault   Original article >>

16 January 2017
UM Today – Manitoba and Genome Canada announced $4M in funding for GENICE, led by Drs. Casey Hubert and Gary Stern   Original article >>

13 January 2017
The Globe and Mail – ArcticNet researcher Martin Sharp played a leading role in the efforts to house Canada's ice core collection at the University of Alberta  Original article >>

10 January 2017
CBC News  – ArcticNet researchers Fabrice Calmels and Louis-Philippe Roy introduced a new way of preserving and displaying permafrost core samples at the Canadian Museum of Nature  Original article >>

09 January 2017
Marketwired Press Release  – Minister of Science Kirsty Duncan announced $18.2M in funding for the CCGS Amundsen as part of an investment by the Canada Foundation for Innovation in 17 key national research facilities  Original article >>