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Diamonds are Forever: an anti-colonial, feminist approach to diamond mining in Yellowknife, NWT
Principal Investigator: Hall, Rebecca J
Licenced Year(s): 2014
Summary: The objective of this research is to analyze the way women's labor in Yellowknife (both paid and unpaid labor, including care for children and family members) has changed as a result of diamond mining. Related, it will explore the way relations within families may or may not have shifted, and the ways the nature of violence against women in Yellowknife may or may not have shifted as a result of th...


Diamonds and Oil from the Tundra:A System Study on the Impact of Changing Seasons on Mining and Oil Exploration
Principal Investigator: Sturm, Matthew
Licenced Year(s): 2010
Summary: Research goal is to understand how changes in the seasons, particularly the shortening of winter, might impact the economics of the North. In Canada the researcher will focus on the impact of ice road seasons on diamond mining. Research activities will mainly be to observe how environmental data are collected in the field, how they are utilized by regulatory agencies to make decisions, and how bu...


A Diamond in the Rough: The Constraints and Opportunities for Diamond Tourism in Yellowknife, NWT
Principal Investigator: Noakes, Jamie L
Licenced Year(s): 2007
Summary: The objectives of this study are to: examine conditions of the resource development leading to diamond tourism and existing conditions in the development of diamond tourism; identify the opportunities and constraints of diamond tourism in Yellowknife; describe the outcomes in the social economy that result from the development of diamond tourism. The researcher will initially be contacting betw...


An Ethnographic Sketch on How Diamond Mining Affects Life in Fort Smith, NWT.
Principal Investigator: Hauck, Ariana L
Licenced Year(s): 2006
Summary: The aim of this Master’s-level research project is to document local community members’ experiences in relation to diamond mining. The project will entail evaluating the perspectives of the residents of Fort Smith to understand the positive and negative effects of diamond mining on the lives of local people. Approximately twenty community members will be initially interviewed. Based on recomme...


De Beers Snap Lake Diamond Mine 2005 Monitoring Program
Principal Investigator: Horrocks, Kim
Licenced Year(s): 2017 2016 2015 2014 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2002 2001 2000 1999
Summary: The objective of the program is to continue collecting environmental measurements pertaining to aquatic and terrestrial resources. This will be the seventh year of monitoring and baseline data collection. Monitoring will continue throughout the lifetime...


Effects of Processed Kimberlite Effluent from the Ekati Diamond Mine, NT on Freshwater Zooplankton.
Principal Investigator: Liber, Karsten
Licenced Year(s): 2001
Summary: The research team will be transported to Long Lake by aircraft, and will travel by truck on the mine site. Sample collection will be carried out using a motorized boat. Water and phytoplankton samples will be collected using a 10 L Go-Flo water sampler. Zooplankton samples will be collected using a zooplankton net. There are three taxa of freshwater zooplankton that may be collected from Long ...


Development in the Coppermine River basin and Cumulative Effects Monitoring
Principal Investigator: Whitney, Candace
Licenced Year(s): 2000
Summary: The Coppermine River basin has significant mineral resources including diamonds as well as base and precious metals. In the early 1990s, the Slave Geological Province experienced a dramatic increase in mining activity when diamonds were discovered in the middle of the West Kitikmeot/Slave area at Lac de Gras. Northern ecological systems are particularly at risk to impacts of mining and other land...


Annual Environmental Effects Monitoring
Principal Investigator: Madsen, Eric
Licenced Year(s): 2001 2000
Summary: This research will monitor and evaluate the potential environmental effects from the construction and operation of a diamond mine. The activities planned for 2000 include: water sampling in Lac de Gras and east island streams and lakes, fish-out study on inland lakes, radio-tagging of lake trout in Lac de Gras, tissue sampling of Slimy Sculpin in Lac de Gras, benthic invertebrate sampling and lake...


NWT Diamonds Project - Revegetation Research
Principal Investigator: Witteman, John
Licenced Year(s): 1996 1995
Summary: As part of overall reclamation goals of BHP, the 1996 season will focus on three components. Vegetation response will be assessed in August using the point-frame method. Within the legume, indigenous seed and shrub cutting plots, plant density will be recorded. Soil samples in replicates of three will be collected from each treatment to analyze physical and chemical characteristics. Secondly, ...


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