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Tales from the trail: New mega-mine could affect caribou

Last weekend (Nov. 24), the deadline closed for public submissions on the Teck Frontier Mine in northeastern Alberta, which, if approved will be the largest oil sands development in North America. If created as planned,...

EXCLUSIVE: Bluenose-East Caribou Population declining

Bluenose-East caribou numbers have declined to the point that the herd is now listed as Red, meaning a low population, and the Bluenose-West caribou population remains 'intermediate and decreasing' in Orange status. Caribou of the...

Guest comment: We are all (eco)warriors now

I would like to congratulate all of those who participated in the Remembrance Day ceremonies in Yellowknife on Monday; both those in the parade and the many that came to watch or join the...

Inuvik-area hunters challenged by caribou staying in thick brush

Local populations of barren ground caribou are staying closer to thick bush and moving earlier in the year. At least, that's what hunters who attended the annual meeting between the NWT Wildlife Management Advisory Council...

McGill student looks at muskox-caribou interactions in the Mackenzie Delta

Laurence Carter, a master's student at McGill University, is researching how muskox and caribou interact west of the Mackenzie Delta. "There were muskox up until about the mid-19th century in Alaska, Yukon and west of...

Annual reindeer crossing moved to new Inuvik-Tuk highway

The 61st annual Muskrat Jamboree held its reindeer crossing on the new Inuvik-Tuktoyaktuk highway around noon March 25. Due to safety concerns, the reindeer did not cross the highway, as is tradition, but they came...

Peel decision restores faith in democracy

Gwich’in Tribal Council president Bobbie Jo Greenland-Morgan breathed a sigh of relief when the Supreme Court of Canada quashed the Yukon government’s approval of its own land use plan in the Peel Watershed case. “For...