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Climate project covered by Maclean’s & Yukon News

SOVA student Sierra Megas photographs the ice break-up on the Porcupine River in Old Crow, Yukon. (Alison Perrin/Yukon Research Centre)

A November 28 article in Maclean’s describes the participation of SOVA students, faculty member Bill Burns, and SOVA director Dr. Curtis Collins in a climate change project last spring and summer, involving northern communities, Yukon College’s Yukon Research Centre, and the University of Saskatchewan. The collaboration, titled Changing Landscapes and Northern Ways of Life, began in 2015 and is a three-year project.

Maclean’s: Yukon SOVA students tell the story of climate change science

A Yukon News article about the project is available here:

Scientists, artists team up with Indigenous communities in fight against climate change

YRC researchers Louis-Philippe Roy (centre) and Kate Grandmont (right), and Old Crow elder and guide Joel Peters (left), download data at a station that monitors permafrost temperatures and weather. (photo courtesy Yukon College)

Old Crow resident and guide Joel Peter helps Yukon Research Centre researchers Louis-Philippe Roy and Katerine Grandmont install a weather and permafrost monitoring station. (Yukon College)

 

Photo previous page: SOVA student Sierra Megas photographs the ice break-up on the Porcupine River in Old Crow, Yukon. (courtesy Alison Perrin/Yukon Research Centre)

SOVA student Sierra Megas photographs the ice break-up on the Porcupine River in Old Crow, Yukon. (Alison Perrin/Yukon Research Centre)
Climate project covered by Maclean’s & Yukon News

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