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Arctic representation at the WWF COP15 tent in Copenhagen

Arctic representation at the WWF COP15 tent in Copenhagen

The following blog about WWF's Arctic Tent in Copenhagen was written by Ashley Tufts, SOI Alumnus (Antarctica '04/Arctic '05) from Iqaluit, Nunavut, and Member...

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Alivaktuk budding filmmaker

Alivaktuk budding filmmaker

SOI Alumnus (Arctic '08) Julie Alivaktuk has made a brilliant silent film called Speaking out on climate change. For more information about Julie's project,...

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4 Alumni join Canadian Youth Delegation to Copenhagen for COP15

4 Alumni join Canadian Youth Delegation to Copenhagen for COP15

Students on Ice is proud to have 4 Alumni joining the Canadian Youth Delegation to Copenhagen for COP 15 and many others also in Copenhagen advocating for a...

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COPENHAGEN CLIMATE ALERT

COPENHAGEN CLIMATE ALERT

COPENHAGEN CLIMATE ALERT: Canadian Prime Minister Harper and other world leaders need to hear from you TODAY! The UN Summit for an agreement to slow global...

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UN conference gearing up for make-or-break finale

UN conference gearing up for make-or-break finale

(Photo: Scanpix/EPA) UN conference gearing up for make-or-break finale World leaders “face a defining moment in history”, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon...

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Native Alaskans & conservationists challenge Beaufort Sea drilling

Native Alaskans & conservationists challenge Beaufort Sea drilling

Native Alaskans from the community of Barrow rely on bowhead whales for food and a variety of other uses. (Credit: Luciana Whitaker-Akins, Associated...

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Native Alaskans & conservationists challenge Beaufort Sea drilling

Native Alaskans & conservationists challenge Beaufort Sea drilling

Native Alaskans from the community of Barrow rely on bowhead whales for food and a variety of other uses. (Credit: Luciana Whitaker-Akins, Associated...

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Canadian species among most threatened by climate change

Canadian species among most threatened by climate change

The beluga whale is among the 10 new "hit list" species identified Monday as the likeliest victims of climate change by the IUCN, a leading global nature...

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Poll: Action on climate will boost US economy

Poll: Action on climate will boost US economy

Poll: Action on climate will boost US economy More Americans believe steps taken to reduce global warming pollution will help the US economy than say such...

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Bright Green Expo shows cutting-edge climate solutions

Bright Green Expo shows cutting-edge climate solutions

Bright Green Expo shows cutting-edge climate solutions World-leading companies showed solutions for a greener future at ‘Bright Green Expo’, hosted by The...

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