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Hans Island accord: Making history at 50 Sussex

The location for the signing — the Ottawa headquarters of the Royal Canadian Geographical Society — was perfect for the purpose

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Canada, Denmark end 50-year “Whiskey War” over Hans Island

Historic accord creates a new land border between Canada and Denmark on the tiny Arctic island and the world’s longest maritime boundary

  • 775 words
  • 4 minutes
Map of Churchill Harbour by Jens Munk, 1624


Jens Munk: An expedition ahead of its time

Two hundred years before Franklin and 300 years before Amundsen, a daring Dane came closer to finding the Northwest Passage than anyone had before

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Double-crested Cormorant drying its wings


Study finds cormorants can hear underwater in the same range as marine mammals

Findings could have significant implications for the conservation of marine bird species

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  • 2 minutes