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grizzly bear on train tracks in Banff National Park

Wildlife

Dinner is served

Wildlife is figuring out that human infrastructure helps with the hunt

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History

History

Throwback Thursday: Timeline of the automobile

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History

Operation Husky: Reflections on a forgotten story

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History

Throwback Thursday: Fort McMurray before the oil sands

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History

Vintage advertisement touts Canada’s early train tourism

Championed by Sir John A. MacDonald, the CPR was a symbol of national unity — and Canada’s engineering prowess — spanning more than 4,000 kilometers across the country

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First World War flying ace Joe Fall stands beside his biplane,

History

Never-before-published photos of First World War pilots

Photos of flying ace Joe Fall offer a rare glimpse at life during the Great War

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Alberta

People & Culture

Articles

Snapping turtle by roadside

Wildlife

Ontario turtle rescue centre sees spike in patients

The Ontario Turtle Conservation Centre has treated some 650 injured turtles this year, mostly as a result of motor vehicle impacts

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Science & Tech

Canadian teams clinch top spots in 2016 Shell Eco-marathon

What if we told you the car of the future may have already been invented?

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Science & Tech

Inside the campaign to put climate change warning labels on gas pumps

The idea is controversial but municipalities are starting to get on board

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Nigel Hussey prepares to tag a Greenland shark in Scott Inlet in 2013. (Photo courtesy of Steven Fields)

Science & Tech

Following Greenland Sharks in Canada’s Arctic

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Ederney Gonzales, one of the people who discovered Red Rockette

Wildlife

Tracking sea turtles

International grassroots organizations unite over turtle conservation

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Science & Tech

Travel

Colourful cowboy boots displayed on shelves in Amarillo Texas by Zach Baranowski

Travel

Eight things to see, eat, drink and do in the Texas Panhandle

From the canyonlands to the rodeo culture, the thriving arts scene to the small but distinguished wine region, the Texas Panhandle is full of surprises

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Environment

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

Environment

“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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The Humber Foton, a new solar-powered boat on the market, takes four to five days of sunshine to get fully charged

Environment

Recreation revolution

From energy-efficient stadiums to solar-powered boats, making leisure time clean and green is all the rage

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Environment

How much warmer than normal was your city in 2015?

Now there's a way to visualize exactly what a record warm year globally meant in your city

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Banana tree fibre paper

Environment

Eco-friendly paper

Five eco-friendly products used around the world to create paper

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Satellite image showing smoke from Amazon fires blowing over Brazil on August 20, 2019

Environment

Fires are burning in the Amazon rainforest. Here’s what you need to know

Fire activity in the Brazilian Amazon surged this week; here are some key things to know about the situation

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Travel

Trans Canada Trail celebrates 30 years of connecting Canadians

The trail started with a vision to link Canada coast to coast to coast. Now fully connected, it’s charting an ambitious course for the future.

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The cover and an inside panel of Angel Catbird

Environment

Margaret Atwood’s new ‘Angel Catbird’ is a comic book with a cause

The celebrated Canadian novelist's first foray into comics is for the birds. But also the cats. 

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A cougar sits in a tree

Wildlife

The cat came back: Canada’s cougar comeback

Why Canada’s cougars are on the rise — and what that means for us

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Science & Tech

Inside your smartphone: analyzing the rare-earth elements

How so-called rare earth elements are powering our modern tech — and where to find them

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North Atlantic right whale in Gulf

Wildlife

Federal government announces new measures to protect endangered North Atlantic right whales

Following a deadly summer for the endangered whales, Fisheries and Oceans Canada is tightening regulations for crab fishers in the Gulf of St. Lawrence

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Microalgae

Environment

Algae for biofuel

Step aside, soybeans and sunflowers. This slimy stuff could someday power the world.

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Wildlife

“Whale superhighway” map marks World Whale Day

Plus: Marathon hare migrations, increasingly efficient wolves, wandering basking sharks and homemaking bees

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Tyler McCaul Carson Storch Wade Simmons Darren Berrecloth Tatshenshini-Alsek

Exploration

Mountain bikers tackle the Tatshenshini in epic new film

Documentary follows four Canadian and American freeriders as they attempt previously unridden terrain in British Columbia, Yukon, and Alaska 

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Hydro map

Science & Tech

Climate change and hydro power

What does the future of hydroelectricity look like in Canada?

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Aerial view of coastal wetlands of Clam Harbour Provincial Park. (Photo: Nick Hawkins/Canadian Geographic)

Travel

Photos: Nova Scotia’s wild islands

More images from photographer Nick Hawkins' visit to the island

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People & Culture

Trans Canada Trail and AccessNow unite: New partnership creates greater accessibility

Canadian Paralympians and Para athletes join the mission to increase trail accessibility across Canada

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People & Culture

Arctic airships

These dirigibles might be the solution to transportation challenges in the changing North

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People & Culture

Throwback Thursday: Spiral tunnels

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A muralist paints a Keith Wolfe-Smarch design on a replica of Skookum Jim’s house in Carcross, Yukon

People & Culture

A cultural gold rush

After spending more than a century in the shadow cast by the Klondike’s precious metal heyday, First Nations heritage is stepping into the limelight in the Yukon

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People & Culture

Coppermine 2012: Expecting the best; preparing for the worst: Shipshape

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People & Culture

Excerpt from British Columbia in Flames: Stories from a Blazing Summer

'You don’t get over a fire as big as the Elephant Hill fire in a hurry.'

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Two caribou silhouetted against a dark, rainy landscape

Wildlife

Caribou are vanishing at an alarming rate. Is it too late to save them?

After more than a million years on Earth, the caribou is under threat of global extinction. The precipitous decline of the once mighty herds is a tragedy that is hard to watch — and even harder to reverse.

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Wildlife

Managing the white-tailed deer population

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Wildlife

Bison to return to Banff National Park

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Science & Tech

Tracking the Greenland shark’s Arctic movements

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Christmas presents with brown paper wrapping

Environment

5 ways to cut down on plastic waste this holiday season

Wrapping paper, packaging, plastic plates and cutlery — it all adds up. Here are some easy ways to avoid a nightmare around Christmas. 

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Humpback whale in the broughton archipelago, bc

Wildlife

Giants of the Broughtons

Whales are beginning to return to B.C. waters — but will they find a safe haven?

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Firewater Multi-Bottle lights up Thomas' tent

Travel

Gear Review: Multi-bottle and sleeping bag

Thomas Hall review the Seattle Sports Firewater Multi-Bottle and Mountain Hardwear Lamina Z Spark sleeping bag

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Gatineau, Que. tornado Sept. 21, 2018

Science & Tech

Weather watchers encouraged to report tornadoes in Canada this summer

Physical distancing requirements to slow the spread of COVID-19 will make it difficult for researchers to visit suspected tornado sites this year, so the team behind the Northern Tornadoes Project is calling on the public to help 

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Science & Tech

Testing, testing: Inuit hunters and scientists work together to ensure walrus meat safe to eat

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Science & Tech

How artificial intelligence can help crisis managers respond during extreme weather events

Artificial intelligence combines with social-media analysis to inform first responders and scientists

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Wildlife

Shark tag finds its way home

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Wildlife

The erosion of Ontario’s Endangered Species Act threatens iconic Algonquin wolf

Algonquin wolves face an uncertain future primarily because they can be legally shot and trapped in many parts of Ontario

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Travel

Met Con Blue, Sir!

Bring it … and leave it all on the mountain

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Science & Tech

The Arctic voyages of the intrepid ringed seal

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Environment

The bike factor

How bikeable is your neighbourhood? There may soon be an index for that.

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Travel

Best road trip games

Stay entertained on long drives with these fun ways to pass the time

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Wildlife

Famous foxes from literature and pop culture through time

There’s something about foxes

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Illustration: Sydney Mohr/University of Alberta

Environment

Deceptive feathered dinosaur gets a fitting name

Apatoraptor pennatus eluded researchers for decades

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Tracks of every hurricane or tropical system that has made landfall in Canada since 1866. Storms of significance are outlined in black

Environment

Map: Every Canadian hurricane landfall since 1866

Experts predict a busier than normal hurricane season for 2016

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The creek and pedestrian bridge near Jerry Kobalenko’s home at June 20, 2013 at 5 a.m.

Environment

Predicting floods

Is Alberta ready for another major flood?

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An Oakville, Ont. plant produces biodiesel from used coffee grounds

Science & Tech

The Holy Grail of Green

Researchers get creative in their quest to make the next big breakthrough in green energy

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Science & Tech

Food insecurity and facebook

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Travel

Rare birds

Spread your wings with birdwatching’s elite guard in south Texas

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Exploration

Surviving the Race to Alaska

This motor-free ocean race — with vessels ranging from paddleboards to pedal-assist sailboats — is less about how fast you can go and more about whether you get there at all

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Travel

24 hours in Venice

Marina Jimenez gets a taste of La Serenissima

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Travel

To the Himalaya and Back Again

Pat and Baiba Morrow’s tribute to a region and its people

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Science & Tech

Street-level solutions

An underground Toronto lab is trying to make it easier for us to get around town

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Science & Tech

5 energy innovations to watch, from Céline Bak

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Science & Tech

Dinosaur bone bed in Edmonton earns praise

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Wildlife

The rise of the urban coyote

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Travel

Montreal among top bike sharing cities

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Travel

Canadian Geographic’s best of summer 2013 gear list

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Painted turtle

Wildlife

Photo gallery: Rideau Valley Wildlife Sanctuary

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