New video collection: Arctic: Land of Change

Arctic collection logoA new collection from the Canadian Museum of Nature invites you to discover how knowledge of Arctic biodiversity can provide clues to better understand climate change and its impacts.

Highlights from this collection include:

Algae in the ice and climate change

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Biologist Michel Poulin describes the importance of the “lungs of the ocean” – tiny algae and phytoplankton that drive the food chain in the Arctic.

Clues to climate change in Arctic lakes and rivers

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Biologist and diatom expert Paul Hamilton finds clues about climate change by studying tiny life forms in the Arctic’s lakes and rivers. Hamilton talks about his work examining microscopic life in the Arctic.

You can explore the full collection by visiting

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