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The water was originally collected in 2009 by University of Toronto geochemist Dr Barbara Sherwood Loller and her team. (Photo: Sarah Brown/Can Geo)

Photo: Sarah Brown/Can Geo
Billion-year-old water sample reveals much about the past — and the present 

The Peyto Glacier in 1903, from the north ridge of Mount Jimmy Simpson. The image was taken by A.O. Wheeler, Dominion Land Surveyor, as part of the Railway Belt Survey. Courtesy of the Mountain Legacy Project and Library and Archives Canada / Bibliothèque et Archives Canada (images e011083093 and e011083094). Panorama created by Mary Sanseverino.

Panorama created by Mary Sanseverino
Glaciers play a vital role in sculpting the landscape, and their retreat can bring about drastic consequences

(Photo: Fill it Forward)

Photo: Fill it Forward
A sustainable journey starts with a single step says founder and CEO

Space is increasingly congested, contested and competitive. (Photo: Canadian Space Agency)

Photo: Canadian Space Agency
Michel Doyon, manager of flight and systems operations at the Canadian Space Agency, walks us through what space debris is and its impact on Canada
Two moose stand by the side of the road

Photo: Lisa Bourgeault/Can Geo Photo Club

Photo: Lisa Bourgeault/Can Geo Photo Club
An estimated 29 million mammals are killed each year on European roads

During the ice storm in Dec. 23, 2013, Zhelevo reportedly didn't lose any branches. (Photo: Edith George)

Photo: Edith George
The fight to save the city’s oldest tree is over, and Zhelevo has won

WATSON, directed by Lesley Chilcott.

The Impact Series platform is streaming WATSON, directed by Lesley Chilcott, which documents the exploits of Sea Shepherd Conservation Society founder, Paul Watson

Photo: Rocky Mountain Books

Photo: Rocky Mountain Books
Author Lynn Martel offers an examination of Canadian glaciers to understand their futures and the secrets they hold
A hawk sits in the grass

This Swainson’s hawk was photographed on the Zen-Ridge property.

Photo: Jason Bantle
Critical property is home to a number of endangered and threatened species

More than 147,000 pine trees over eight million hectares were killed this past year by the mountain pine beetle. (Photo: Natural Resources Canada)

An interview with Natural Resources Canada Minister Seamus O’Regan on the federal government’s recent decision
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