Campaign Milestone

Introducing Canada’s Arctic Marine Atlas

Our new atlas provides a comprehensive overview of the Arctic marine environment, from the people who rely on its natural resources to the marine mammals and seabirds that thrive there.
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Narwhals surfacing near Baffin Island, Nunavut.

Floe Edge Blog

How Does Ship Traffic Affect Narwhal in Nunavut’s Eclipse Sound?

An ongoing acoustic study in Nunavut's Eclipse Sound has found that shipping noise from the Mary River iron ore mine could be affecting narwhal's ability to communicate and put them at risk of short-term hearing loss.
Microplastics Sampling in Pond Inlet

Collecting seawater samples through the ice outside Pond Inlet, Nunavut.

Floe Edge Blog

Pilot Program Conducts Ocean Plastics Workshop with Youth from Nunavut’s Pond Inlet

The Arctic Community Ocean Plastics Initiative samples seawater to look for microplastics and trains northern youth to build capacity for community-based plastic monitoring in the Arctic.
Beluga whale watching in Churchill

An adult beluga whale approaches a tourist boat. Many thousands of tourists come to Churchill each summer wanting to see these white whales up close.

Floe Edge Blog

Studying how belugas interact with Churchill’s whale-watching boats

In July, Oceans North launched a study examining how beluga whales in Manitoba’s Churchill River spend their time and how they behave around whale-watching boats and other tourism-related vessels.
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Atlantic herring.

Commentary

Decision-Makers Are in the Dark on Atlantic Herring

We need more scientific information to ensure herring's future in Atlantic Canada.
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Commentary

Twenty-seven Years After the Cod Collapse, We Still Haven’t Learned Our Lesson

A strong Northern Cod stock could help rural Newfoundland and Labrador—if it isn't overfished first.
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Time-lapse camera image from "Floe Cam" on Mt. Herodier above Eclipse Sound.

Floe Edge Blog

Sea Ice Cams Spring to Life in Nunavut’s Eclipse Sound

Time-lapse sea-ice cameras installed a year ago in Nunavut's Eclipse Sound have come back to life and are sending images of this Arctic region.
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