Biomonitoring of Airport Creek, Iqaluit, Nunavut As part of our ongoing research on Airport Creek, we survey the health of the river in 2015 since our original studies from 2007-2011; From Medeiros, A. S., Luszczek, C. E., Shirley, J., & Quinlan, R. (2011). Benthic biomonitoring … Continue readingNorthbeat: Garbage contaminates creek in Iqaluit
Nunavut Faces a Water Security Crisis By Water Canada 04:16PM June 15, 2017 According to a recent study by a team of Canadian researchers, Iqaluit is facing an imminent water security crisis, so too is the territory. “Even under very conservative estimates that assume the current rate of … Continue readingWater Canada: Nunavut Faces a Water Security Crisis
Iqaluit could face water shortage within 5 years, researcher says Climate change and a growing population will strain supply of fresh water Nicole Mortillaro · CBC News · Posted: Jun 13, 2017 4:38 PM ET | Last Updated: June 14, 2017 A joint study from York University and Waterloo … Continue readingCBC News: Iqaluit could run out of water
Looking at a map of Arctic Canada, it seems there are literally thousands of lakes and rivers, yet many Arctic communities are facing water shortages or threats of shortages to come. Iqaluit, capital of Nunavut Territory, will be facing that problem in the very near … Continue readingPlenty of water? Canadian Arctic communities on the verge of running out
Without action, the supply of fresh water in Iqaluit will begin to dwindle by 2024 due to climate change and increased demand, research led by York University has found. Andrew Medeiros “Extreme climates make the management of fresh water difficult, but add climate change to … Continue readingIqaluit could start running out of fresh water by 2024 – YFile
Northern cities ‘could run out of fresh water’ Iqaluit, Nunavut is shown on Tuesday July 8, 2014. (Adrian Wyld / THE CANADIAN PRESS) Josh Dehaas, CTVNews.ca Published Monday, June 12, 2017 4:27PM EDT Researchers have found that a river under consideration as the future source … Continue readingCTV NEWS: Northern cities ‘could run out of fresh water’
Nunavut water reservoirs at risk of running dry, researchers say Iqaluit, Rankin Inlet could deplete freshwater sources in five to 10 years SARAH ROGERS This image shows Iqaluit’s current freshwater source, Lake Geraldine watershed and reservoir. The yellow dots indicate the potential extraction points along … Continue readingNunatsiaq News 2017-05-23: NEWS: Nunavut water reservoirs at risk of running dry, researchers say
Deconstructing the effects of climate warming and catchment processes on nutrient conditions and biology of shallow subarctic lakes is necessary to anticipate their future evolution. While changes in catchment supply of nutrients on aquatic production are considered important, few studies have examined high-resolution biotic responses … Continue readingClimate indicating midges at the tundra-taiga ecotones
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