Animals

Project Titlesort ascending Post Date Summary
The People, Animals, Water and Sustenance Program 07-28-2016

The People, Animals, Water, and Sustenance (PAWS) Project is interested in gaining a better understanding of the relationships Iqaluit Inuit have with dogs, water, and food. Currently there are gaps in our understanding of the interactions between dogs, water, and food in a Northern context. In-depth interviews on these topics coupled with sampling of dog feces, water, and clams will help us understand how these relationships interact together and how these relationships may be changing.

Research on Arctic marine mammals 03-06-2012

Research on Arctic marine mammals via the collection of detailed empirical information throughout Canadian Arctic marine ecosystems, using a variety of methods including both scientific and local knowledge.

Pan-Territorial Adaptation Initiatives 02-17-2012

Addressing climate change and identifying approaches for supporting current and future climate change adaptation projects across the Canadian Arctic.

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.

Impacts of climate change for the marine Arctic 03-06-2012

Some implications of climate change for the marine Arctic ecosystem are fairly intuitive. For instance, polar bears and ringed seals are bound to be negatively impacted by the loss of ice that provides the physical platform for their hunting and reproduction. Other consequences are less obvious.

Impact of climate change on the life of the Arctic Ocean floor 03-06-2012

Climate warming is driving a rapid transformation of polar ecosystems, and we urgently need to study the vulnerability of seafloor biodiversity to changes that are already underway.

How does climate change and vegetation growth affect snow properties and permafrost temperature? 04-07-2015

The properties of snow on the ground change over time and these changes are affected by temperature and wind, i.e. climate. Lemmings live under the snow and need to travel under the snow in search of food in winter. They are therefore sensitive to snow properties and climate change may strongly affect their populations, and of course also the populations of their predators.

Frobisher Bay Long-term Ecology and Habitat Mapping Study 11-14-2016

Frobisher Bay is undergoing rapid anthropogenic and climatic change. 

Frobisher Bay Long-term Ecology and Habitat Mapping Study 11-14-2016

Frobisher Bay is undergoing rapid anthropogenic and climatic change. 

Effects of climate change on the Arctic wildlife 04-09-2013

Many northern ecosystems are undergoing major shifts related to climate change.