The Tundra Biome: Climate, Characteristics, and Wildlife

Faith CarnegieBlog

The Tundra Biome: Climate, Characteristics, and Wildlife The tundra biome, a vast and stark landscape, boasts unique beauty and resilient wildlife. Known for its cold, harsh climate and seemingly endless expanses of barren land, the tundra is not just a snow-laden wilderness, but a vibrant ecosystem teeming with life and natural wonders. Read on for a deeper exploration of the … Read More

How Local Food Systems Support Sustainability and Food Access


How Local Food Systems Support Sustainability and Food Access Do you know where the food on your plate comes from? In many cases, our food travels a long way to get into our kitchens. These food miles — the distance food travels from production to consumer — contribute significantly to greenhouse gas emissions, which are a major factor in climate … Read More

Researcher Feature: Holly Gamblin

Dylan McCartBlog

Researcher feature: holly gamblin PhD student at the University of Manitoba,focus species is the Arctic fox I received my B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Wildlife Conservation from Humboldt State University, California. Prior to joining the Churchill Fox Project in 2022, I worked as the Island Fox Project Manager for the non-profit organization Institute for Wildlife Studies where I led a variety … Read More

The History of Arctic Exploration

Dylan McCartBlog

The history of arctic exploration The Arctic, a vast expanse of ice and snow, has long been a source of fascination and mystery. Its untouched beauty and the promise of undiscovered secrets have lured explorers for centuries. In this article, we’ll take a look at the rich history of Arctic exploration — from early attempts to recent adventures — and … Read More

Where The Polar Bears Are

Dylan McCartBlog

where the polar bears are Polar bears, the majestic lords of the Arctic, are one of the region’s most popular and charismatic species. These powerful predators, known for their thick fur and strong swimming abilities, primarily inhabit the sea ice of the Arctic Ocean. But where exactly do these magnificent creatures live, and what makes their habitats so unique? Let’s explore. … Read More

The World of Indigenous Tourism

Dylan McCartBlog

THE WORLD OF INDIGENOUS TOURISM Indigenous tourism is an immersive experience that allows travelers to connect with the rich histories, traditions, and stories of Indigenous peoples. This form of tourism is not just about visiting a place; it’s about understanding and respecting the cultures that have existed there for thousands of years. In this article, we’ll take a closer look … Read More

All About Beluga Whales

Dylan McCartBlog

All about beluga Whales Beluga whales, often referred to as the “canaries of the sea,” are remarkable creatures that have captured the hearts of many. These marine mammals, with their distinctive white color and playful nature, are a sight to behold in their natural habitat. Let’s dive deeper into the world of beluga whales and answer some of the most … Read More

Research: A Day in the Life

Heather BrouwerBlog

After a stint as a Research Technician with the CNSC, Joni Reimer returned as the Research Coordinator in December of 2022

Researcher Feature: Olivia Maillet

Heather BrouwerBlog

Bird researcher Olivia Maillet in the field near the Churchill Northern Studies Centre

MSc candidate in Environmental and Life Sciences in Dr. Erica Nol’s lab at Trent University whose focus species are the Stilt Sandpiper and the Short-billed Dowitcher