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Change ontop of the world: Andrew Medeiros

Arctic: Change on top of the world (2008) Filmed by the Annenberg Foundation in 2007, I explain why climate warming is a pressing issue for northern peoples. While this was in 2007, this clip of me is extremely relevent today, and will likely be for decades … Continue readingChange ontop of the world: Andrew Medeiros

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Northbeat: Garbage contaminates creek in Iqaluit

Biomonitoring of Airport Creek, Iqaluit, Nunavut As part of our ongoing research on Airport Creek, we survey the health of the river in 2015 since our original studies from 2007-2011; From Medeiros, A. S., Luszczek, C. E., Shirley, J., & Quinlan, R. (2011). Benthic biomonitoring … Continue readingNorthbeat: Garbage contaminates creek in Iqaluit

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Water Canada: Nunavut Faces a Water Security Crisis

Nunavut Faces a Water Security Crisis By Water Canada 04:16PM June 15, 2017 According to a recent study by a team of Canadian researchers, Iqaluit is facing an imminent water security crisis, so too is the territory. “Even under very conservative estimates that assume the current rate of … Continue readingWater Canada: Nunavut Faces a Water Security Crisis

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CBC News: Iqaluit could run out of water

Iqaluit could face water shortage within 5 years, researcher says Climate change and a growing population will strain supply of fresh water Nicole Mortillaro · CBC News · Posted: Jun 13, 2017 4:38 PM ET | Last Updated: June 14, 2017 A joint study from York University and Waterloo … Continue readingCBC News: Iqaluit could run out of water

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Plenty of water? Canadian Arctic communities on the verge of running out

Looking at a map of Arctic Canada, it seems there are literally thousands of lakes and rivers, yet many Arctic communities are facing water shortages or threats of shortages to come. Iqaluit, capital of Nunavut Territory, will be facing that problem in the very near … Continue readingPlenty of water? Canadian Arctic communities on the verge of running out

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Iqaluit could start running out of fresh water by 2024 – YFile

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

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CTV NEWS: Northern cities ‘could run out of fresh water’

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’

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Nunatsiaq News 2017-05-23: NEWS: Nunavut water reservoirs at risk of running dry, researchers say

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

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Nunatsiaq News 2010-09-09: NEWS: Biologist sounds alarm over polluted creek

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

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