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Travelling and hunting in a changing Arctic: assessing Inuit vulnerability to sea ice change in Igloolik, Nunavut
The observations of community members and instrumental records indicate changes in sea ice around the Inuit community of Igloolik, in the Canadian territory of Nunavut. This paper characterizes local… Expand
Climate change in the Arctic: current and future vulnerability in two Inuit communities in Canada
Climate change is already occurring in the Arctic and the Arctic Climate Impact Assessment recently concluded that future climate change could be devastating for Inuit. This paper characterises… Expand
Sea ice, climate change, and community vulnerability in northern Foxe Basin, Canada.
- J. Ford, W. Gough, Gita J. Laidler, Joanna Petrasek Macdonald, C. Irngaut, Kevin Qrunnut
- 3 February 2009
The Arctic is undergoing rapid climatic and environmental change, most notably in the spatial extent and thickness of the sea ice. Inuit communities in the Canadian Arctic are directly affected by… Expand
Reducing Vulnerability to Climate Change in the Arctic: The Case of Nunavut, Canada
Research conducted with the communities of Arctic Bay and Igloolik in Nunavut identified key areas where policy can help Inuit reduce their vulnerability to climate change, focusing on the renewable… Expand