Inuit, environmental groups praise cruises for agreeing to avoid Eclipse Sound

Narwhals swim between sea ice floating in the Canadian Arctic Archipelago, Saturday, July 22, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-David Goldman

POND ENTRANCE, Nunavut – A marine conservation charity and Inuit hunters are commending cruise operators for agreeing to avoid a Nunavut waterway where thousands of narwhals migrate each summer. The Association of Arctic Expedition Cruise Operators recently said that its member vessels will not cross Eclipse Sound this summer and will instead pass through Pond … Read more