The following appeared in the Friday January 21, 2011 edition of Yukon News. By Roxanne Stasyszyn Meagan Perry/Yukon News A fish drying rack in Old Crow in 2005. Many of the most recent International Polar Year projects in Old Crow focus around climate change and the effects it has on the Vuntut’s traditional territory and [...]
The following appeared in the Friday, February 25, 2011 edition of Y-File: For two weeks in January, two York professors bundled into parkas and flew to Arctic villages along the proposed Mackenzie Valley pipeline. They were delivering valuable cargo – the results of their International Polar Year (IPY) research. Reporting back to the communities was [...]
The following article was taken from Northern News Services Online. Research project examines changes new pipelines could bring to region Roxanna Thompson Northern News Services Published Thursday, January 27, 2011 LIIDLII KUE/FORT SIMPSON – Non-indigenous plant species have a foothold in the Mackenzie Valley and more are expected to arrive as new transportation routes and [...]
In preparation for the upcoming IPY results workshops in Whitehorse and Inuvik, we have prepared the following GAPS Project Results Summary.
Our fourth newsletter has now been released. It features: Negotiating Change: Community-Based Mental Health and Addiction Practice in NWT Conferences & Presentations: Learn about where and when the IPY GAPS team has been presenting! Sub-project Updates: The latest developments in GAPS research projects Ecojustice & Adaptation: An emerging network of activists, First Nations, and academics [...]
Our third newsletter has now been released. It features: Evolution of GAPS: Community consultations change the course of the project Team Workshop: What exactly is Human Security? Sub-project Updates: Find out what the GAPS researchers have been doing in NWT Interdisciplinary Research: Using human security to manage invasive nonindigenous plants Conferences: Researchers have attended many [...]
This past summer, Gunhild Hoogensen gave a keynote presentation to the 14th International Congress on Circumpolar Health in Yellowknife, NT. Affiliated student researchers Julia Christensen and Alana Kronstal also presented their GAPS research at the congress while GAPS and IRIS web coordinator Rajiv Rawat served on the organizing committee and secretariat. An audio podcast of [...]
Strengthening the Ecojustice Movement: How Will Disenfranchised Peoples Adapt to Climate Change? Two-Day Conference April 16-17, 2009 April 16th – Founders Assembly Hall April 17th – The Underground Community activists and activist scientists from Brazil, India, South Africa, and Arctic Canada will share stories of local vulnerabilities to climate change, and discuss strategies for addressing [...]
Check out our second newsletter covering April 2007 until April 2008.
2008 has been a very busy year so far. I have spent the last five months in Inuvik and Yellowknife, conducting fieldwork for my doctoral research which forms part of the GAPS project. My research looks at the relationship between housing insecurity and homelessness in the Northwest Territories and how this relationship is affected by [...]
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