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Pascale Marceau and Lonnie Dupre on a previous expedition in Alaska

Pascale Marceau and Lonnie Dupre pictured on a previous expedition in Alaska. The duo hoped to become the first team to summit Canada's third-highest mountain in the winter, but have been forced to aim for a different peak due to weather and terrain conditions. (Photo courtesy Pascale Marceau and Lonnie Dupre)

Photo courtesy Pascale Marceau and Lonnie Dupre
Crevasses and the landing location near Mount Lucania force Lonnie Dupre and Pascale Marceau to set their sights on Mount Steele, Canada’s fifth-highest peak
A film still from Anote's Ark by Matthieu Rytz, an official selection of the World Cinema Documentary Competition at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival.

A film still from Anote's Ark by Matthieu Rytz, an official selection of the World Cinema Documentary Competition at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival. (Photo: Matthieu Rytz, courtesy of Sundance Institute)

(Photo: Matthieu Rytz, courtesy of Sundance Institute)
New documentary Anote's Ark asks the disturbing question, "What if your country was swallowed by the sea?" 
The articulated tugboat Nathan E. Stewart aground off B.C.'s north coast in October 2016

The articulated tugboat Nathan E. Stewart grounded with fuel barge off Athlone Island on B.C.'s north coast in October 2016. Although the barge itself was empty, when the tug ran aground, it spilled more than 110,000 litres of fuel into into Heiltsuk territorial waters, devastating the local clam fishery. (Photo: Jordan Wilson/Pacific Wild)

Photo: Jordan Wilson/Pacific Wild
As ship traffic increases off the coast of British Columbia, so will accidents. The Heiltsuk Nation intends to be ready.
Golden eagle in flight with the Rockies in the background

Every day in the spring and fall, hundreds of golden eagles stream along the front ranges of the Rocky Mountains on an aerial highway stretching from Alaska to Mexico — but until recently, scientists had no idea the birds migrated at all. (Photo: El McMullin/Can Geo Photo Club)

Photo: El McMullin/Can Geo Photo Club
No one knew golden eagles in the Yukon and Alaska migrated along the Rockies' front ranges, until an avid birder noticed something strange
Gotsǝ́ mı̨́ “spider web” in sunlight. Photo: Jean Polfus

Gotsǝ́ mı̨́ (Dene meaning “spider net”) in sunlight. (Photo: Jean Polfus)

Photo: Jean Polfus
The spider's web is the perfect metaphor for the interconnections between species, people and place
Arctic, sea ice, Hudson Bay, scientist, environment, climate change

Peter Kattuk (left) and Daniel Qavvik on the lookout for belugas trapped in a polynya near Sanikiluaq, Nunavut. They are part of the Arctic Eider Society's Community-Driven Research Network and a broader collective of hunters, scientists and organizations working to better understand how the Hudson Bay environment is changing. (Photo: Joel Heath/Arctic Eider Society)

Photo: Joel Heath/Arctic Eider Society
Inuit hunters and scientists are collaborating to record recent alarming shifts in Hudson Bay sea ice
Arctic, sea ice, Hudson Bay, scientist, environment, climate change

Peter Kattuk (à gauche) et Daniel Qavvik sont à la recherche de bélugas piégés dans une polynie près de Sanikiluaq, au Nunavut. Ils font partie du réseau de recherche collectif de la Société des Eiders de l’Arctique et d’une communauté plus vaste de chasseurs, de scientifiques et d’organismes travaillant afin de mieux comprendre comment l’environnement de la baie d’Hudson se transforme. (Photo : Joel Heath/Arctic Eider Society)

Photo : Joel Heath/Arctic Eider Society
Des chasseurs inuits et des scientifiques collaborent pour consigner de récents changements alarmants dans la glace de mer dans la baie d’Hudson
Sea ice on Frobisher bay

Sea ice on Frobisher Bay, Nunavut. (Photo: Fiona Paton/Can Geo Photo Club)

Photo: Fiona Paton/Can Geo Photo Club
I set out to create a historical documentation of the Arctic in musical form. In the process, I found myself developing a spiritual connection with the environment. 
a mosaic of people trying Crickstart products

A mosaic, created by Montreal-based food company Crickstart, showing people trying their cricket products. (Image courtesy Crickstart)

Image courtesy Crickstart
Nutritious and ecologically friendly, crickets might just be the food of the future
Plains bison with their calves in banff national park

Plains bison with their calves in an enclosed pasture in Banff National Park, Alta. A five-year, $6.4-million project by Parks Canada hopes to re-establish the iconic species in part of their historic northern range. (Photo: Niki Wilson)

Photo: Niki Wilson
Nearly wiped out in Alberta in the 1800s, plains bison are making a historic return to Banff National Park 
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