Collaborative study and learning in Canada's polar ocean.

Between 2013 and 2018, Arctic Tern I will be on expedition in the Canadian eastern Arctic, working with our Inuit and other partners to complete a biodiversity assessment of critical and changing Arctic environments.

Partners & Sponsors

CWS Loon (Bilingual)

Canadian Wildlife Service

Environment Canada

Environment Canada

World Wildlife Fund

World Wildlife Federation

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Tern Financial Group

The Airline of the North

First Air

Canada Goose Arctic Program

Canada Goose Arctic Program

Canadian Museum of Nature

Canadian Museum of Nature

Knox Insurance

Knox Insurance

Fondation Prince Albert II

Fondation Prince Albert II

SOI Foundation

Students on Ice

  • Dramatic Bylot Island

  • Elegant berg in the Davis Strait.

  • Lines ashore, Kullorsuaq Greenland.

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Elegant berg in the Davis Strait.

The Arctic is a deeply essential part of Canada and Canadians. It is embedded in our psyche and character. It illuminates our history, and is a cornerstone of our future. It is a homeland, wilderness, frontier, laboratory, and classroom. It is on the frontlines of global climate change and as a result is a new…

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  • Technology!

    Hi everyone at home! A quick note to reassure you: we’ve lost our primary satellite communications and consequently can’t receive any emails.So, if you’ve emailed us and we haven’t replied .. no need to worry! We are safe, sound, and happily exploring Milne Inlet with the fabulous film crew from Oceans North Canada! Bonus photo...

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  • Upernavik, sights for sore eyes

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  • Ummannaq, a photo essay

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