With over 160,000 km of coastline, Canada's Arctic Archipelago
is most assuredly a maritime domain, and as such, will be an essential responsibility of the RCN throughout the next century.
This year's winners honored Thursday at Harvard University by the Annals of Improbable Research magazine included a team of researchers who wondered if owning a cat was bad for your mental health; Japanese scientists who tested whether banana peels are really as slippery as cartoons would have us believe; and Norwegian biologists who tested whether reindeer on the Arctic archipelago
of Svalbard were frightened by humans dressed to resemble polar bears.
The glaciers of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago
could lose as much as one-fifth of their volume if warming projections hold true over the next century.
However, the legal status of the Northwest Passage, in particular the portion of the Northwest Passage which cuts through the Canadian Arctic Archipelago
, remains indeterminate and is a source of contention between the United States and Canada.
8 ( ANI ): Canada's Arctic Archipelago
glaciers will melt faster than ever in the next few centuries.
au recommends you witness nature's very own light show from Svalbard, a stunning Arctic archipelago
where mountains meet massive glaciers.
One project is to create a sustainable 500,000 sq mile expanse in the Last Ice Area - in the Arctic archipelago
of Greenland and Canada - where polar bears and other wildlife can thrive.
He authored over 100 scientific articles on the flora of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago
and of the Rocky Mountains, as well as numerous popular papers and books, including important floras of Canada's Arctic and northern regions.
During the 2011 field season, a number of bloodsucking species of black flies were discovered for the first time on the Canadian Arctic Archipelago
, suggesting that they immigrated recently from the mainland.
Canada declares that the North American Arctic archipelago
is its territory and therefore the waterways around the islands are part of Canada's internal waterways.
The art work will appear in the Cultural Olympiad programme alongside Nowhereisland - six tonnes of rock from the Arctic archipelago
of Svalbard to be towed around the southwest coast - and Godiva Awakes - a 30ft model which will be transported from Coventry to London by 25 tricycles, costing pounds 2.
Using previously unavailable archival sources, the authors reveal how explorer Vilhjalmur Stefansson influenced Canada's policy toward the Arctic, including how, in order to advance his own ambitions, he helped create a fraudulent story about Danish plans to invade the Arctic Archipelago
and populate it with Greenlanders.