ᕿᑭᖅᑕᖅᔪᐊᖅ

ᕿᑭᖅᑕᖅᔪᐊᖅ, ᕗᕋᐅᑕᓐ ᐊᐃᓚᓐ-ᖑᓚᐅᖅᓯᒪᔪᖅ, ᑲᓇᓐᓇᖓᓃᑦᑐᖅ ᓯᓈᖓᑕ ᕿᑭᖅᑖᓘᑉ 97 ᑭᓗᒦᑕᓂᒃ ᐅᖓᓯᓐᓂᖃᖅᓱᓂ ᐅᑭᐅᖅᑕᖅᑑᑉ ᓇᓗᓇᐃᒃᑯᑕᖓᓂᒃ. ᕿᑭᖅᑕ ᑕᐃᔭᐅᕙᒃᑲᓗᐊᖅᓱᓂ “ᕿᑭᖅᑕᖅᔪᐊᖅ” ᐃᓄᒃᑎᑐᑦ ᐊᑎᖓ ᐅᖃᕐᒪᑦ, ᕿᑭᖅᑕᖅ ᐊᖏᓂᓕᒃ 12 ᑭᓗᒦᑕᓂᒃ ᓴᓂᒧᑦ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ 16 ᑭᓗᒦᑕᓂᒃ ᑐᑭᒧᑦ.
ᐱᖅᑯᓯᖅᑎᒎᕐᓂᖅᓴᐅᔪᑦ ᓄᓇᓕᖏᑦ ᓄᓇᕗᒻᒥ, ᕿᑭᖅᑕᕐᔪᐊᖅ, (ᐃᓄᖏᑦ 561) ᖃᐅᔨᒪᔭᐅᔪᖅ ᐃᓄᓕᖅᑕᓄᑦ ᐅᓪᓗᒥᓯᐅᑎᓄᓪᓗ ᐊᓐᓄᕌᓄᑦ, ᐱᖃᓯᐅᑎᑦᓱᑎᒃ ᕿᓯᕋᔭᐃᑦ ᐊᑎᒌᑦ ᑲᒦᓪᓗ. ᐆᒪᔪᕋᓴᖏᑦ ᖃᔾᔮᓇᕐᓂᖓᓗ ᐅᐸᒍᒪᒍᑕᐅᓲᖅ ᕿᑭᖅᑕᕐᔪᐊᕐᒥᒃ.

ᐅᑭᐅᖅᑕᖅᑐᒥ ᐊᖅᑯᑎ ᓄᓇᕐᔪᐊᕐᒥ ᖃᐅᔨᒪᔭᐅᔪᖅ ᐊᐅᔪᐃᑦᑐᖅ ᒥᓐᖑᐃᕐᓯᕐᕕᒃ ᐅᐸᒐᑦᓴᐅᔪᖅ ᕿᑭᖅᑕᕐᔪᐊᒃᑯᑦ. ᕿᑭᖅᑕᖅᔪᐊᖅ ᖃᐅᔨᒪᔭᐅᔪᖅ “ᐱᖃᓗᔭᓄᑦ ᐊᖅᑲᐅᒪᓂᕐᒧᓪᓗ ᑐᑦᑕᕐᕕᖓ ᓄᓇᕗᑦ.”

ᐊᐅᓚᓂᐅᔪᑦ

ᓄᓇᕗᒻᒧᑦ ᑐᕌᖓᔪᖅ ᐊᐅᓚᓂᐅᔪᖅ ᑐᕌᒐᖃᖅᓱᓂ ᓯᕗᕙᖅᑎᑦᓯᓂᕐᒥᒃ ᓯᓚᐅᑉ ᐊᓯᔾᔨᕐᓂᖓᓄᑦ ᓱᖏᐅᑎᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᖃᐅᔨᒪᓂᕐᒥᒃ ᖃᓄᖅᑑᕈᑎᖃᕐᓂᕐᒥᓪᓗ ᐃᑲᔪᖅᓯᒍᑕᐅᔪᓄᑦ ᓄᓇᕗᒻᒥ.

ᖃᓄᖅ ᐃᓄᑐᖃᓯ ᓄᓇᓕᑦᓯᓐᓂᓗ ᓯᕗᓕᖅᑏᑦ ᐅᖃᐅᓯᑦᓴᖃᖅᑲᑦ ᐊᓯᔾᔨᐸᓪᓕᐊᔫᑉ ᓯᓚᐅᑉ ᒥᑦᓵᓄᑦ ᐊᕐᕌᒍᓂ ᐊᓂᒍᖅᑐᓂ? ᐊᒥᖅᑲᐅᑎᒋᒍᒃ ᑕᒪᓐᓇ ᓯᓚᑐᓂᑦ ᕿᒥᕐᕈᓂᐅᔪᓪᓗ ᓯᓚᐅᑉ ᐊᓯᔾᔨᕐᓂᖓᓂᒃ ᐃᓘᓐᓇᑎᓄᑦ. ᐃᑲᔪᕐᓂᐊᖅᑐᑎᑦ ᓯᐊᒻᒪᖅᑎᖅᑕᐅᑎᓪᓗᒍ ᑐᓴᕋᖅᓴᖅ ᓯᓚᐅᑉ ᐊᓯᔾᐸᓪᓕᐊᓂᖓᑕ ᒥᑦᓵᓄᑦ ᐃᓚᒍᑦᓯᐅᔾᔨᓗᑎᓪᓗ ᖃᐅᔨᒪᓂᑐᖃᕐᒧᑦ.

ᐅᖃᐅᓯᖃᕐᓂᖅ ᓯᓚᐅᑉ ᐊᓯᔾᔨᕐᓂᖓᓂᒃ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᓇᓗᓇᐃᔭᐃᓂᖅ ᐊᐅᓚᓂᐅᔪᓂᒃ ᐃᑲᔪᖅᓯᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᒫᓐᓇ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᓯᕗᓂᑦᑎᓐᓂ ᓯᓚᐅᑉ ᐊᓯᔾᔨᕐᓂᖓᓄᑦ ᓱᖏᐅᑎᒍᑎᓂᒃ ᐊᐅᓚᓂᐅᔪᓂᒃ ᑲᓇᑕᐅᑉ ᐅᑭᐅᖅᑕᖅᑐᖓᓂ.

ᓯᓚᐅᑉ ᓂᕈᒥᑦᓯᕙᓪᓕᐊᓂᖓ ᐊᔭᐅᕐᒪᑦ ᓱᑲᑦᑐᐊᓗᒻᒥᒃ ᐊᓯᔾᔨᐸᓪᓕᐊᓂᔪᓂᒃ ᐅᑭᐅᖅᑕᖅᑐᒥ ᐆᒪᖃᑎᒌᑦᑐᓄᑦ, ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᖃᐅᔨᓴᕐᓂᖃᓪᓚᕆᒋᐊᖃᕋᑦᑕ ᑐᐊᕕᕐᓇᖅᑐᒥᒃ ᒪᓐᓂᑦᓯᐅᑎᓯᒪᓂᖏᓐᓂᒃ ᑕᕆᐅᑉ ᐃᖅᑳᓃᑦᑐᑦ ᐆᒪᔪᐊᕐᔪᐊᐃᑦ ᐊᓯᔾᔨᕐᓂᐅᔪᓄᑦ ᐃᖏᕐᕋᓕᕇᖅᑐᓄᑦ.

The Nunavut Climate Change Partnership (NCCP) was a collaborative partnership between the Government of Nunavut, Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada, and Natural Reosurces Canada to build capacity for community-level adaptation planning.

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.

ᖃᓄᖅ ᐃᑲᔪᕈᓐᓇᕐᒪᖔᖅᐱᑦ

ᐅᖃᐅᑎᑎᒍᑦ ᖃᓄᐃᑦᑐᖃᖅᐸᓪᓕᐊᒻᒪᖔᖅ ᓄᓇᓕᑦᓯᓐᓂ, ᐊᔾᔨᓂᒃ ᑕᑯᑦᓴᕈᖅᑎᑦᓯᕙᓪᓗᓯ ᐃᓚᒍᑦᓯᐅᔾᔨᓗᓯᓗ ᑲᑎᖅᓱᖅᑕᓄᑦ ᑐᑦᑕᕐᕕᑦᑎᓐᓄᑦ ᐃᓄᐃᑦ ᖃᐅᔨᒪᔭᑐᖃᖏᓐᓂᒃ ᓯᓚᐅᑉ ᐊᓯᔾᔨᖅᐸᓪᓕᐊᓂᖓᓅᖓᔪᓂᒃ.

ᐊᒥᖅᑲᐅᑎᒋᒍᒃ ᓄᓇᓕᑦᓯᓐᓂ ᐃᓄᐃᑦ ᖃᐅᔨᒪᔭᑐᖃᖓᑦ