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Living in the cold waters of the Arctic, the narwhal is an impressive looking whale. It can be recognized by its huge, iconic tooth, which can reach up to three meters in length! This is useful for hunting prey or defending against predators. Unfortunately, the species is now in decline, mainly due to maritime traffic and the loss of its habitat, which has been transformed by climate change
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If you see Dany Dumont canoeing through the ice, it's not just for sport. It's also for science.  He has made sea ice his research focus.

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For the second year in a row, Institut Nordique du Québec is a proud partner of this event.
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Save the date for the online presentation of the new collaboration between the Institut nordique du Québec and the Swiss Polar Institute, paving the way for new avenues of polar science and research.
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The UArctic Assembly meeting will be held in Quebec City from May 22 to 26, 2023. The event is organized by Institut nordique du Québec and will take place on the campus of Université Laval.

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