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.
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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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Commentary

Will Northern Cod’s Past Also Be Its Future?

We have unwittingly squandered opportunities for long-term stability in favour of short-term relief, and even the younger of us have seen it all at least twice.
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A Pond Inlet resident watches as a freighter makes its way to the Mary River iron mine in Milne Inlet.

Commentary

Fast-track Expansion of Baffinland Mine Doesn’t Help Nunavummiut

A slower approach to increased production at Baffinland's Mary River mine is needed to ensure Inuit are employed in sufficient numbers to benefit local communities and Nunavut.
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Ship docked near Baffinland's Mary River mine in Nunavut.

Floe Edge Blog

Rapid Expansion of Mary River Mine Could Undermine Inuit Economic Benefits

A new report commissioned by Oceans North and released this week is raising concerns about whether Baffinland’s proposed expansion of the Mary River iron ore mine will live up to its promises to maximize Inuit employment and benefits from this project.
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A shoal of Atlantic cod swim inside a fishing net.

Commentary

Proposed Federal Strategy Won’t Help Rebuild Northern Cod Stocks

Proposed federal strategy won't help rebuild Atlantic's Northern Cod stocks.