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Photo by Doug Allan/Minden Pictures
For centuries, newcomers to the Arctic have marvelled at its powerful stillness. But as the ice melts away and shipping traffic rises, can the Arctic fight back against noise?
July 2016
Red knot are frequent flyers. One has gone almost to the moon-and-back in its lifetime. Photos by Clare Kines
Every year, millions of birds from all over the world arrive in Canada's Arctic. Here's what to look out for.
July 2016
The polar bear is getting more attention than ever, but that may be harming the animal more than helping.
July 2016
A NEW APP, INUKNET, GIVES NUNATSIAVUMMIUT THE CHANCE TO TRACK THE EVERY-DAY EFFECTS OF CLIMATE CHANGE ON PEOPLE. PHOTO COURTESY ASHLEE CUNSOLO WILLOX
A tiny Inuit community is linking climate change with personal health
July 2016
Photo by Wayne Lynch
Mainland muskoxen are back from the brink and they're winding up in the most curious of places. It’s hard to tell why they’ve wandered so far from home, but one thing’s for sure: change is afoot.
July 2016
What happens in the North when the sky starts falling.
April 2016
Photo by Darren Roberts
Most official maps today show the North to be a vast, empty land, with scattered communities and various geographical features named by European explorers who once passed through. As communities and researchers team up to map the traditional knowledge of elders before it disappears, they’re revealing the complete opposite.
February 2016
Ian Stirling. Photo by Émilie Smith
No fear-mongering. No exaggeration. For Ian Stirling, it's purely about the science.
February 2016
Photo courtesy Stephen Smith
Polar bears are less fearsome than we think, says biologist Stephen Smith. And he should know: He’s squared off with them, eye to eye…
January 2013
Photo by Chris Colbourne
With a beak like a Swiss Army knife and an intellect to match, the raven is a many-faced figure in the Northern landscape. Our bond with the birds is longstanding, but always conflicted.
October 2008