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The people and ideas shaping the way we think about our natural and human-made spaces, design, art and photography and more in Canada

Gina Rae La Cerva wild meat trail DRC

Author Gina Rae La Cerva in the Democratic Republic of Congo while researching her book, Feasting Wild. (Photo: The Hunter)

Photo: The Hunter
In her new book Feasting Wild: In Search of the Last Untamed Food, geographer and anthropologist Gina Rae La Cerva explores the loss of biodiversity and connection to nature that has resulted from the commercialization of food
Patrol Vessel Inkster, RCMP West Coast Marine Services Division

Patrol vessel Inkster serves as a floating home base for the RCMP's West Coast Marine Services unit. (Photo: Jill Heinerth/Can Geo)

Photo: Jill Heinerth/Can Geo
As the RCMP celebrates its 100th anniversary, ride along with the force’s little-known West Coast Marine Services division

250 researchers attended Canada’s first Flat Earth International Conference in August 2018. (Photo: Omar Mouallem)

Photo: Omar Mouallem
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Princess Margriet of the Netherlands

Princess Margriet of the Netherlands. (Photo: RVD/Anko Stoffels)

Photo: RVD/Anko Stoffels
The Dutch Royal reflects on her special connection to the Canadian Tulip Festival, which celebrates her mother’s gift of tulip bulbs to Canada 75 years ago

Illustration: Kerry Hodgson/Can Geo

Illustration: Kerry Hodgson/Can Geo
A look back at the early years of the 350-year-old institution that once claimed a vast portion of the globe

Illustration: Kerry Hodgson/Can Geo

Illustration: Kerry Hodgson/Can Geo
Une rétrospective des débuts de l’institution fondée il y a 350 ans, qui revendiquait autrefois une part importante du globe
Boreal wetland Algonquin Provincial Park

Boreal peatlands are home to a wide range of species, including many nationally and globally rare plants and lichens. (Photo: Nina Stavlund/Can Geo Photo Club)

(Photo: Nina Stavlund/Can Geo Photo Club)
A huge part of Canada's northern geography, peatlands are critical to regulating our climate — and more

The Winnipeg Falcons hockey club, gold medallists at the 1920 Olympics in Antwerp, Belgium. (Photo: Hockey Hall of Fame/Library and Archives Canada, PA-050363)

Photo: Hockey Hall of Fame/Library and Archives Canada, PA-050363
Winning gold 100 years ago in Antwerp, Belgium, Canada’s team set a standard for Olympic hockey dominance that would last for three more successive Games

Les Falcons, club de hockey de Winnipeg, gagnent la médaille d’or olympique en 1920 à Anvers, en Belgique. (Photo: Temple de la renommée du hockey/Bibliothèque et Archives Canada, PA-050363)

Photo: Temple de la renommée du hockey/Bibliothèque et Archives Canada, PA-050363)
Gagnante de la médaille d’or il y a 100 ans à Anvers (Belgique), l’équipe canadienne a établi une domination en hockey olympique qui a duré pendant trois autres Jeux successifs
Wildlife Enforcement Directorate Office

Senior wildlife officer Andrew Bruce holds an elephant tusk in Environment and Climate Change Canada’s Wildlife Enforcement Directorate evidence room in Burlington, Ont. The international trade in wildlife is believed to be a major contributing factor in the emergence of new pathogens like the novel coronavirus. (Photo: Peter Power/Can Geo)

(Photo: Peter Power/Can Geo)
The SARS outbreak of 2003 showed us the consequences of environmental degradation and the commodification of wild animals. Why hasn’t anything changed? 
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