The YAC in Solidarity with Clyde River [Video]


The Youth Arctic Coalition and youth from around the would like to show their support and stand in solidarity with Clyde River. The YAC has brought youth from all corners of the world to say ‘not now’ to seismic testing in Baffin Bay, just outside of the community of Clyde River.

Please watch and share this video, and help us get Clyde River’s message out to the world!

Also, have your say about how the YAC should proceed. Take a look at the draft of our position papers and let us know what you think.  Click here to view the draft.

We have also been featured on CBC North.  Read the article HERE.

YAC’s experiences on the COP


Our UBC Global Lounge presentation on the COP is now available! In this presentations, our representative “Katherine Tourigny” basically explains on YAC experience on the COP, the current and future projects, past and new partnerships, COP structure, YAC’s role at COP 20, and last but not least, few images of her and …

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Arctic Floating University, 1-20 July 2015


Huge announcement for Arctic graduates, postgraduates, scholars, & professors. YOU ARE ALL INVITED to the Marine research and education expedition ‬«Exploring Russian Arctic» within the framework of the project «Arctic Floating University – 2015». The expedition route will include: White Sea – Barents Sea – Kara Sea – Yamal Peninsula – …

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Callout for ‪Sami‬ ‪youth‬ participants for conference in Finland.   The Arctic School Network consists of a group of Swedish students working collaboratively to address Arctic issues and are seeking two Sami youth between the ages of 15 and 25 to attend the conference they are presently organizing in Rovaniemi, Finland. The conference …

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YAC: Day 1 +Day 2 at COP 20


 Day 1 and Day 2 at COP 20 By: Katherine Tourigny   DAY 1 The YAC has been very busy attending events and networking at the COP20 UN Climate Change Conference in Lima! Here is a breakdown of my first day, more updates to come! 8am – YOUNGO Meeting. A continuation …

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New Partnership with Arctic School Network


   New Partnership with Arctic School Network Today, we are pleased to announce our new ‪‎partnership in ‪Sweden ‬with the amazing ‪‎Arctic School Network. “What happens in the ‪Arctic‬ doesn’t stay in the Arctic!” They are students from ‪Rosendalsgymnasiet‬ in ‪Uppsala‬, Sweden, and another group at a school in ‪Rovaniemi‬, …

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An invitation for YAC members


Dear YAC members, I am writing to invite Youth Arctic Coalition members to apply and take part in the International Youth Forum “The Arctic Expedition” which is set to take place 2-7 February, 2015 in Russia’s Tver region, right next to Lake Seliger. The Forum is being organized by the …

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