By Emily Blake THE CANADIAN PRESS YELLOWKNIFE-Andrew Arreak says travelling on the ice, the main highway in Canada’s Arctic, provides access to the land and food, connects communities and is part of Inuit identity. But climate change is making ice travel less predictable. “I’m noticing that the ice is forming a little later each year and breaking off a little earlier each year,” said Arreak of Pond Inlet, Nvt. Arreak is one of many Indigenous northerners finding ways to adapt. He works with SmartICE, an organization that integrates Inuit traditional knowledge with modern technology to better inform decisions on ice travel in several northern communities. When he’s on the ice, he tows a “smart qamutiik,” an Inuit sled with a sensor measuring ice thickness. A “smart buoy ”inserted into the
The post Climate Changed: Limited transportation infrastructure facing threats in the North appeared first on The Turtle Island News.