Climate change: the Inuit now have words for ‘bumblebee’ and ‘robin’ | The Vancouver Observer
Those of us who live around the 49th parallel don’t often think about it, but Canada is an Arctic country. The Arctic coastline is 67 per cent of Canada’s coast and is longer than both the Pacific and Atlantic coasts combined. But when you live in the city, other than watching polar bears on webcams, the Arctic seems a long way away.
But the Arctic is changing, rapidly. On Monday night at the Vancouver Aquarium, two researchers from the ArcticNet group reported on the changes they’ve seen and the research they’re doing to figure out the future of the Arctic.