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Jane Glassco Northern Fellows, left to right: Melaina Sheldon, Thomsen D’Hont, M
Three policy recommendations can better serve the diverse needs of Indigenous communities.
The flags of Canada, Nunavut and Cambridge Bay / photo by / Don Halffield
New report calls for more youth and elder representation on territory boards
Nga zhichige Nibi onji – We do it for the water.
Yellowknife Dump / credit: Dawn Tremblay
How Yellowknife, NWT, manages electronics, tires and organic waste
Airplane at sunset
Are loopholes in emissions reporting allowing countries to ignore aviation's contributions to global warming?
Dr. Derek Muir conducting field research in the Arctic/photo provided by author
Arctic researcher Derek Muir has won the Weston Foundation lifetime achievement prize for his work on chemical movements through northern environments.
Donald Trump Pop Art/image by tiburi
How did the culture surrounding Donald Trump fuel climate denial?
An airplane takes off from a runway/photo by bilaleldaou
Is the aviation industry washing its hands of climate change?
Melaina Sheldon speaks at the Glassco Fellowship meeting in 2017/Pat Kane
“There is a need to prevent Indigenous youth from entering the correctional system from the starting point.”
Old White Mountain, Yukon/Photo by Jeff Few
Many northern First Nations are left unaware of the field research being conducted on their traditional territory. How to bring local Indigenous leaders into the permitting process?
Photo by David Wilson (CC BY 2.0)
Who will suffer most when Ontario's Environmental Commissioner is silenced? It's not who you might think.
Thomsen D'Hont addresses a Glassco Fellowship meeting in Yellowknife/Pat Kane
What will it take to get more Indigenous doctors practicing medicine in the North? Thomsen D'Hont, a Metis medical student from Yellowknife, has a few ideas.
The 2015-2017 Jane Glassco Northern Fellows. Deline, NWT/Photo by Pat Kane
Using smart public policy to build up the North.
MoCreebec Eeyoud Council in Moose Factory, ON/Joshua Russell
Improving energy efficiencies are changing how northern Ontario’s MoCreebec people are taking control of their power consumption.
Queen's Park in Toronto/Photo by Benson Kua
The Ontario government's decision to weaken the office of Environmental Commissioner is bad news for the province's environment and the health of its people.
Land meets sea at Uruma City, Japan/Ryo Yoshitake ©
Can conservation and human prosperity really co-exist?
Segura (third from left) at the Canadian Ice Core Archive in Edmonton, AB.
French ocean ambassador Serge Segura on why humanity needs a more 'collaborative vision' of the oceans.
Cloud forest of Cusuco National Park/Julia Galbenu
Is carbon trading the future of our forests?
"If we pollute our water," asks ECO Dianne Saxe, "what are we going to drink?"
Ceremony for AquaHacking 2018
Water scarcity is threatening populations around the world – bold solutions may lie in cross-sector collaboration.