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Day 3: SOI Alumni at the Arctic Circle Assembly

Day 3: SOI Alumni at the Arctic Circle Assembly

From beginning to end, day three was incredible, bringing together the SOI community in shared learning, collaboration and looking ahead. The delegates...

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Day 2: SOI Alumni at the Arctic Circle Assembly

Day 2: SOI Alumni at the Arctic Circle Assembly

Day two of the SOI Alumni Delegation to Arctic Circle brought the team to the official first day of the Assembly. Jam packed with workshops, networking...

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Government of Canada partners on new tool to help students learn about plastic pollution

Government of Canada partners on new tool to help students learn about plastic pollution

The following news release was issued by Environment and Climate Change Canada on September 17, 2018 to announce our collaborative launch of a new Ocean...

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Arctic 2018 Expedition: Podcast by Shazia

Arctic 2018 Expedition: Podcast by Shazia

 Shazia Ranmal is 18 years old from Montreal, Canada. This fall she will be going to Concordia University where she has plans to study Human...

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2018 Arctic Expedition: Reflections from Marina Antipina

2018 Arctic Expedition: Reflections from Marina Antipina

By Marina Antipina / Tyumen, Russia (c) Marina Antipina /SOI Foundation I’m so happy that I was a part of the 2018 Arctic Expedition. Thank you to...

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2018 Arctic Expedition: Reflections from Ally Zhao

2018 Arctic Expedition: Reflections from Ally Zhao

By Ally Zhao, Vaughan, ON, Canada (c) Natta Summerky /SOI Foundation It has been two weeks post-expedition and I am already starting to miss everything...

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2018 Arctic Expedition: Day 16

2018 Arctic Expedition: Day 16

Ottawa, Canada

Today was our final day of the 2018 Arctic Expedition. Despite the endless bounty of knowledge, enthusiasm, conversation topics, opportunities for learning and...

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2018 Arctic Expedition: Day 15

2018 Arctic Expedition: Day 15

Kangerlussuaq, Kalaallit Nunaat / Greenland

Today’s rerouting to Kangerlussuaq, Kalaallit Nunaat (Greenland) allowed us to spend the day on the Greenland Ice Sheet. As the second largest ice body in...

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2018 Arctic Expedition: Day 14

2018 Arctic Expedition: Day 14

Kangerlussuaq Fjord, Kalaallit Nunaat / Greenland

Today, we woke up to beautiful sunshine through the fog as if the weather was honouring our last full day at sea.  The common reaction is sadness that the...

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