What Counts as “Arctic?”

I’m in a village called Salluit, in a region of northern Quebec called Nunavik, on the edge of the Hudson Strait. It’s -24 C. There’s snow on the ground. The ocean is frozen. I’m just south of the Arctic Circle...

Diving Arctic Waters

This past August, four Ocean Wise divers motored to a remote Arctic islet to conduct a BioBlitz survey. A BioBlitz is a snapshot of Canada’s biodiversity, recorded by scientists and citizen scientists, to mark ...

Arctic Summer

Summer is the coolest season for a contingent of Ocean Wise scientists spending weeks in Canada’s Arctic, gathering data about fragile ecosystems and little-known species in this rapidly changing region. Wit...

A Win for Wild Places

Big news for Canada’s Arctic! Tallurutiup Imanga, or Lancaster Sound, is located in the rugged northeastern region of Nunavut and is recognized internationally as one of the most significant ecological areas in...