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Annual checkup of Earth's climate says we're in increasingly hot water

Annual checkup of Earth's climate says we're in increasingly hot water The annual State of the Climate report delves into the details of already reported record-smashing warmth globally in 2014, giving special attention to the world's oceans. July...
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Photos: Talkeetna archaeological dig

Photos: Talkeetna archaeological dig High school students help out on an archaeological dig across the street from the Walter Harper Talkeetna Ranger Station during the first two weeks of July 2015 in Talkeetna. July 19, 2015...
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Is Arctic sea ice more resilient than scientists thought? Yes and no.

Is Arctic sea ice more resilient than scientists thought? Yes and no. | NWT News | Scoop.it
Arctic sea ice volume increased a surprising amount during the cool summer of 2013, but researchers say if overall temperatures continue rising, ice will melt in the long run.
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Fort Good Hope nuns retire after two decades in NWT - CBC.ca

Fort Good Hope nuns retire after two decades in NWT - CBC.ca | NWT News | Scoop.it
What started as a one year assignment turned in to nearly two decades in the North for sister Joan Liss, who is retiring along with Sister Pauline Girodat.
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Don't let MacKenzie River Basin deals slow to a trickle - The Globe and Mail

Don't let MacKenzie River Basin deals slow to a trickle - The Globe and Mail | NWT News | Scoop.it
Western provinces need to move quickly to ensure the waters in the entire basin are protected
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NWT first Canadian province or territory to join You Can Play project - CBC.ca

NWT first Canadian province or territory to join You Can Play project - CBC.ca | NWT News | Scoop.it
Sport North, the Northwest Territories' governing body for sport, is becoming the first Canadian province or territory to join the You Can Play initiative, strengthening its policies and resources for LGBTQ inclusion in sport.
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Who gets how many MLAs? Date set for Yellowknife versus NWT - My Yellowknife Now

Who gets how many MLAs? Date set for Yellowknife versus NWT - My Yellowknife Now | NWT News | Scoop.it
The City of Yellowknife and the Northwest Territories will head to the territory's Supreme Court in August over political representation. In a brief court session on Friday, a date of August 12 was...
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Fort Simpson Northern Pharmacy Grand Opening

Check out the Grand Opening of our new Northern Pharmacy in Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories!
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Take a look at the NWT's proposed Thaidene Nene park - My Yellowknife Now

Take a look at the NWT's proposed Thaidene Nene park - My Yellowknife Now | NWT News | Scoop.it
Proposal for the Northwest Territories' new Thaidene Nene park go on public view on Wednesday evening. From 7pm at the Tree of Peace in Yellowknife, a public consultation will hear views on the par...
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Northern Canada proposes potential Arctic oil pipeline

With proposed pipelines linking Alberta's oil fields to the south, east and west all facing delays or regulatory hurdles, Northwest Territories officials have floated the possibility of a pipeline taking tar sands oil north through an...
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Xen King — jeanpolfus: Magic. Tulit’a, Northwest...

Xen King — jeanpolfus: Magic. Tulit’a, Northwest... | NWT News | Scoop.it
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Ian Legaree on Twitter

Ian Legaree on Twitter | NWT News | Scoop.it
#nwtyap2015 #TO2015 #panam Northwest Territories Youth Ambassadors @ Aboriginal Pavilion #FortYork pic.twitter.com/0VxAA2InWg
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Slump in metal and mineral prices puts chill in Territories' economic outlook - Canada NewsWire (press release)

Slump in metal and mineral prices puts chill in Territories' economic outlook Canada NewsWire (press release) OTTAWA, July 20, 2015 /CNW/ - With mineral and metal prices still down, Yukon and the Northwest Territories are facing a decline in real...
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Barrow, a town divided over Shell's drilling

Barrow, a town divided over Shell's drilling | NWT News | Scoop.it
Barrow, a town divided over Shell's drilling

The issue of Shell's offshore drilling has split Alaska's Inupiaq community in half, and both sides mourn the loss of this unity.
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New NWT student financial assistance benefits: what you need to know

Students who are undecided about moving or returning to the NWT have a host of new incentives to lure them back and keep them in the territory, starting this fall.
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A bush pilot's view of Wrangell-St. Elias National Park

A bush pilot's view of Wrangell-St.Elias National Park A National Park Service video lets you see the nation's largest national park through the eyes of one of its bush pilots, a man who grew up homesteading in the park and began flying in its backcountry...
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NWT's Thaidene Nene park plan leaves 25% of area open to development - CBC.ca

NWT's Thaidene Nene park plan leaves 25% of area open to development - CBC.ca | NWT News | Scoop.it
The N.W.T. government's plan for Thaidene Nene park near Lutsel K'e would leave almost a quarter of the area open to development, a proposal that's being "reluctantly accepted" by the local First Nation.
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Yellowknife takes NWT to court for more political power - My Yellowknife Now

Yellowknife takes NWT to court for more political power - My Yellowknife Now | NWT News | Scoop.it
The City of Yellowknife will head to the Supreme Court of the Northwest Territories to argue for fairer representation in the territorial legislature. The city has been looking at legal action for ...
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Youth shot during an attempt to scare off bear at campground in NWT - Toronto Sun

Youth shot during an attempt to scare off bear at campground in NWT - Toronto Sun | NWT News | Scoop.it
An attempt to scare off a black bear at a campsite ended with a youth being shot in the Northwest Territories.
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N.W.T. in talks about Arctic Gateway oil pipeline - Business - CBC News - CBC.ca

N.W.T. in talks about Arctic Gateway oil pipeline - Business - CBC News - CBC.ca | NWT News | Scoop.it
The Northwest Territories minister in charge of resource development says there have been preliminary discussions with pipeline companies about shipping crude oil through the Arctic.
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NWT Conservative candidate says fracking 'not needed' - My Yellowknife Now

NWT Conservative candidate says fracking 'not needed' - My Yellowknife Now | NWT News | Scoop.it
The Northwest Territories' Conservative candidate for the forthcoming federal election believes fracking isn't necessary to secure the territory's economic future. Hydraulic fracturing has been the...
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NWT in preliminary talks with firms about potential Arctic oil pipeline route - Calgary Herald

NWT in preliminary talks with firms about potential Arctic oil pipeline route - Calgary Herald | NWT News | Scoop.it
CALGARY - The Northwest Territories government has been talking to pipeline companies about shipping crude oil through the Arctic, according to the territory's minister in charge of resource development.
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I LOVE MAKISHIMA on Twitter

I LOVE MAKISHIMA on Twitter | NWT News | Scoop.it
yep, this is my home. 100% real. i love living in the northwest territories and totally know what they are pic.twitter.com/8AAp0M0tyu
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NWT leading country on reconciliation: Premier

NWT leading country on reconciliation: Premier | NWT News | Scoop.it
The Northwest Territories is leading the way for other jurisdictions in Canada to adopt best practices on child and family services and follow-up actions in support of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s (TRC) final recommendations, according...
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