Collaboration in the North
Sharing Knowledge About Species and Culture
It’s not everyday that researchers get to learn as much as they teach.
On a recent trip to the Labrador coast, two young biologists from Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) were on a mission to tag Arctic char and look for invasive species and they came back with something much more: An appreciation of how Inuit live off the land.
Team members Sheena Roul and Jennica Seiden had been to Labrador before, but this was their first time ...
Northern Labrador was a very busy place in 1995. The huge Voisey’s Bay nickel development was starting to swing into full gear in a remote part of the Labrador coastline just 21 miles south of Nain, the most northerly major town in Labrador.
The early signs of winter are obvious in that region by late October with snow on the ground and ice forming along the coastline, while many ponds and lakes are often frozen solid.
Marine shipping is crucial for the transport of nearly everything in ...