Waste Management and Clean Up

With the abandonment of DEW line sites (a system of radar stations set up after WWII but that still remain as part of the North American defense system) and the advent of mining exploration in the north, we need to turn our attention to monitoring and cleaning up areas where we suspect oil from spills, PCBs and other hazardous materials have collected. Also, we are becoming more aware of waste management options for our communities.

Food that comes from the land, or country food as we call it, are central to our wellness, culture, and way of life. The direct effect that contaminants have on us is felt most intensely through the food we eat.
Inuit Tapirisat of Canada

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