Macleans: What happens when Nunavut’s rapidly growing capital city runs out of water?

After an Arctic freshwater researcher sounded the alarm about Iqaluit’s near-future water crisis, the city took steps to save water. But is it enough? by Lindsay Jones Aug 16, 2018 Lake Geraldine in Iqaluit in July 2018. (Mark Aspland) Steel pipes have been driven and the … Continue readingMacleans: What happens when Nunavut’s rapidly growing capital city runs out of water?

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Nunatsiaq News 2018-07-30: NEWS: Research points to a solution to Iqaluit’s freshwater shortage

“The problem is end-of-winter and they’re ignoring that” SARAH ROGERS A freshwater researcher suggests there are a number of deep lakes outside the city of Iqaluit, like the one marked in green here, which have enough capacity to replenish its Lake Geraldine reservoir, indicated by … Continue readingNunatsiaq News 2018-07-30: NEWS: Research points to a solution to Iqaluit’s freshwater shortage

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Arctic Biomonitoring

How can we quantify the effects of environmental stressors on northern trophic systems? Our baseline knowledge of northern aquatic ecosystems is often extremely limited and site-specific, forcing many studies to draw conclusions assuming overarching affects between environmental conditions and biota. Few studies have attempted to … Continue readingArctic Biomonitoring

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