Health & Disease

Project Titlesort descending 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.

Arviat Goes Green 11-03-2017

Arviat Goes Green  was produced by the The Aqquimavvik Society in Arviat  to identify how climate change

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

Introduction To Arviat Climate Change 11-03-2017

Climate Change Introduction was produced by The Aqqiumavvik Society in Arviat to address climate change

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-...