With only 35,000 speakers, Inuktituk is in extreme danger of dying out, as English slowly becomes the common language of Arctic communities.
The defining question of this century will be: how do we simultaneously preserve the environment and shareholder wealth? In one of the most remote places in the world, learn more about Inuit culture and climate change in this award winning video by Explore.org.
/ Post by Erica Wills of Polar Bears International A few weeks ago, I wrote about the delicate balance between culture preservation and conservation regarding polar bear hunting. Now, I bring you another case to consider. Last week, a family of big-game hunters from Mexico shot and killed three polar bears near Resolute Bay, Nunavut, Canada. Though it
/ Post by Katie Billing of Polar Bears International Many of you have read about Kali, the orphaned polar bear cub found near the Alaska village of Point Lay. A subsistence hunter killed Kali’s mother. Many may ask, “I thought polar bears were threatened? How come polar bears are still hunted?” I hope to answer