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Climate Change Projects

What's Being Done — And What You Can Do To Help!

Below is a list of climate change-related projects in Nunavut. Some are complete, while others are ongoing, and offer a way for local residents to get involved:

Community Research Projects

Project Title Project Categories Post Datesort descending Summary
Frobisher Bay Long-term Ecology and Habitat Mapping Study Animals, Aquatic Environment 11-14-2016

Frobisher Bay is undergoing rapid anthropogenic and climatic change. 

Frobisher Bay Long-term Ecology and Habitat Mapping Study Animals, Aquatic Environment 11-14-2016

Frobisher Bay is undergoing rapid anthropogenic and climatic change. 

Climate Communication and Adaptation: Engaging Maritime Publics Animals, Landscape, Sea Ice & Ice, Traditional Activities 02-17-2017

This research on climate change communication compares maritime communities in diverse climate zones to identify differences and similarities in local perceptions of climate change and global climate action, and associated effects on local participation in environmental management.

Climate Change Adaptation Project - Permafrost Thaw and River Erosion in Kugluk Territorial Park Heritage, Permafrost, Terrestrial Environment, Tourism 05-10-2018

The Kugluk Territorial Parks Project is a Climate Change Adaptation project by the Climate Change Secretariat in partnership with Nunavut Parks and Special Places. This project addresses the impacts of climate change being experienced in the Kugluk Territorial Park with an end goal of adapting to those environmental changes.