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It’s Complicated

You may have heard that Inuit have a tremendous number of words for types of snow and ice (30-400 depending on the source). Well, the truth is, that's an urban legend. It's rooted in the fact that the vario...

Global Warming, Less Cooling

If the Earth is warming, why am I so cold? It's a fair question for many living throughout Europe and many parts of Asia and North America this winter. Throughout December, record lows have been slamming those ...
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Lessons from Arctic Net

Today is the final day of the 2010 ArcticNet Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM). Several hundred Arctic researchers and representatives from industry, northern communities, associations and government converged on...
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The View From Tuk

Thanks to the kind folks in Tuktoyaktuk for allowing me to crash the community game night a few Saturdays ago. I never thought I’d need to travel all the way to Tuk to learn how to play checkers! I learned quit...