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James Cameron into the abyss


Our planet is over 70 per cent water — primarily ocean water — yet we know more about the surface of the moon than we do the ocean. Explore the Deepsea Challenger and dive into the future of ocean conservation. On display from June 5 to Sept. 1, 2023. 50 Sussex Drive, Ottawa. Alex Trebek Theatre. 


Celebrating Ocean Month


Marine protected areas in Canada may not be as protected as we think

Marine protected areas are widely considered to be an effective tool for ocean conservation. But are they living up to their full potential? 

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“We did this:” Is there a way out of our intertwined climate and biodiversity crises?

As the impacts of global warming become increasingly evident, the connections to biodiversity loss are hard to ignore. Can this fall’s two key international climate conferences point us to a nature-positive future?

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Science & Tech

Encouraging tech innovations to safeguard ocean health

Part one of Canada’s Ocean Supercluster: A six-part series

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Ten years after the release of her seminal book Sea Sick, Alanna Mitchell again plumbs the depths of the latest research on the health of the world’s oceans — and comes up gasping


“There’s no coming back from this:” Why the global ocean crisis threatens us all

Ten years after the release of her seminal book Sea Sick, Alanna Mitchell again plumbs the depths of the latest research on the health of the world’s oceans — and comes up gasping

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Wolf eel (anarrhichthys ocellatus) surrounded by brooding anemones, Race Rocks Ecological Reserve, Vancouver Island, B.C.


Photos: The parks beneath the sea

A colourful look at the marine biodiversity of Canada’s west coast

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Map shows the spread of blacklegged ticks across Canada

Blacklegged ticks are spreading across Canada — and they’re bringing Lyme disease with them

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People & Culture

Tintamarre: Inside the raucous Acadian parade in Clare, N.S.

The tintamarre showcases the vitality of the Acadian culture  — and some supersized papier-mâché heads

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People & Culture

Our Country: Sergio Navarretta on his favourite spot in Canada

The film director reflects on meteor showers and other magical moments on Lake Simcoe, Ont.

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Our shared garden: The importance of native plants

As cities and towns continue to expand into our wild landscapes, conservation gardens can provide refuge for Canada’s plummeting biodiversity 

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Hide and seek: The race to save the Vancouver Island Marmot

In the field with researchers and volunteers scrambling to save Canada’s most endangered mammal 

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The call of the loon

These iconic birds have added magic to the soundscapes of Canada’s lakes for millions of years — but will we hear them forever? 

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People & Culture

Arctic Awe with Pascale Marceau

Episode 61

The accomplished winter and cold weather explorer discusses her latest High Arctic expedition covering 650 kilometres in seven weeks

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Discover more about King Charles III

Celebrating the Coronation of King Charles III

The Coronation affords a unique opportunity to enhance Canadians’ knowledge and understanding of the Crown in Canada and our system of parliamentary democracy and constitutional monarchy. In recognition of this historic event, the Royal Canadian Geographical Society has produced a suite of multimedia resources offering Canadians a broader perspective on the Crown in Canada that focuses on King Charles’s connection to our country — past, present and future. 

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Pandemic perspectives

People & Culture

Pandemic Perspectives: Finding peace amongst the birch

Being unplugged and on the land gave my family the chance to reset 

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People & Culture

Pandemic Perspectives: Embracing the slow life

How I rediscovered focus in isolation at my B.C. cabin in the woods

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People & Culture

Placing the Pandemic in Perspective: Mothering in isolation

When my son was born, my world shrank to the size of an island

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People & Culture

Placing the Pandemic in Perspective: Cooking up comfort on the streets of Montreal

The death of an unhoused Innu man inspired an innovative and compassionate street outreach during the nightly curfew in 2021

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People & Culture

Placing the Pandemic in Perspective: Coping with curfew in Montreal

For unhoused residents and those who help them, the pandemic was another wave in a rising tide of challenges 

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Celebrating King Charles III


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