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16 November 2020
The Department of Environment continues to provide services Nunavut-wide as usual, following recommended public health measures.
19 October 2020
The Department of Environment is challenging Nunavummiut to participate in Waste Reduction Week from October 19 to 25.
16 October 2020
The Department of Environment is currently accepting nominations to Joint Planning and Management Committees (CJPMC) for the following territorial...
28 September 2020
The Government of Nunavut is looking for nominations to fill its seat on the Nunavik Marine Region Planning Commission (NMRPC) and the Eeyou Marine...
04 September 2020
The Department of Environment is implementing an interim Total Allowable Harvest (TAH) limit for harvesting caribou from the Dolphin and Union...
20 July 2020
The Government of Nunavut is looking for nominations to fill its seat on the Nunavik Marine Region Wildlife Board (NMRWB).
06 July 2020
The Department of Environment would like to advise the public that our officers in Iqaluit are investigating an alleged polar bear sighting between...
26 June 2020
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23 June 2020
Nunavut Parks and Special Places would like to advise Sylvia Grinnell Territorial Park users of the parks’ periodic closure during the day throughout...
17 June 2020
The Government of Nunavut is looking for nominations to fill its seat on the Nunavut Wildlife Management Board (NWMB).
16 June 2020
Iqaluit’s 2020 community cleanup will take place on Friday, June 19, 2020 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.. Bags and gloves will be available at different...
05 June 2020
It’s Environment Week from June 5 to 11 and to celebrate, the Government of Nunavut is initiating a number of activities to highlight this year’s...

Latest Documents

04 November 2020
Wolverines in the region exist at low densities and are being exposed to increasing levels of human activity through mining and subsistence harvest.
30 October 2020
The population has recovered after being overharvested between 1970s-1990s.
29 July 2020
Estimating demographic parameters for the MC subpopulation proved to be challenging because small sample sizes, low probability of recapturing the same bear, and lack of movement information constrained analyses in this study such that the estimates of abu

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Non-NLCA Beneficiaries require a sport fishing licence to fish non-commercially in Nunavut. Beneficiaries of the NLCA do not require a sport fishing licence. To acquire a Nunavut sport fishing
Most people, other than NLCA beneficiaries, require a hunting licence in order to harvest both small and large game. Sport hunters and non-beneficiary Nunavut residents can visit their local Wildlife