Climate Change in Kluane

How Warming Is Profoundly Changing a Great Northern Wilderness

Kluane Lake. Photo: Darcy Doran-Myers

Several of our projects are based in the Kluane Lake region of the southwestern Yukon. Researchers there have recently observed the first case of “river piracy” caused by anthropogenic climate change. The article linked above explores river piracy and other changes in Kluane that may be attributed to climate change. University of Alberta ecologists Stan Boutin and David Hik are featured in the article.

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