It’s Toonik Tyme!
At this time of the year, the city of Iqaluit hosts the Toonik Tyme Festival, which celebrates Inuit traditions and the return of the spring! This entirely volunteer-run event brings families and friends out for two weeks of traditional Inuit activities, from April 11th – 21st, 2019. The festival includes snowmobile races, igloo building, dog […]
Spring Thaw in the Arctic
Are you wondering what the spring thaw means for the wildlife in the Arctic? What happens to a polar bear in spring? When is the annual whale migration of whales? Join us, as we explore what the spring means for Arctic wildlife. Spring Polar Bears For male polar bears and those without cubs, the coming […]
Canadian Geographic’s Life at the Arctic Floe Edge
This week, a fascinating article was published by the Royal Canadian Geographic Society about the floe edge. Writer, Susan Nerberg, travelled with Arctic Kingdom and describes her experience on this unique adventure. Nerberg identifies the Inuit, who were guides on this grip and how their patience and knowledge, reflected in their long history of living […]