A better understanding leads to better decisions.

Supporting contaminants research through information, guidance and community partnership.


Research that furthers our understanding of northern contaminants


Addressing plastics in the Yukon with researchers, stakeholders and decision makers.

Human Health

Measuring exposure to hazardous chemicals to ensure safe, healthy communities.


Studying traditional food sources to protect people, animals and the environment.


Examining the air we breathe to find out where contaminants come from.

Call for proposals

How to apply

If you have a proposal idea for research on contaminants in the Yukon, we would like to hear from you. We can help you better understand community priorities and protocols, as well as navigate the proposal process.

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