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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Biologist sounds alarm over polluted creek “It has everything in it, including kitchen sinks” GABRIEL ZARATE A biologists says a creek which flows though contaminated land in Iqaluit may threaten human health. Carney Creek runs from Iqaluit’s industrial North 40 sector into Airport Creek, and … Continue readingNunatsiaq News 2010-09-09: NEWS: Biologist sounds alarm over polluted creek