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Science & Tech

Climate change and hydro power

What does the future of hydroelectricity look like in Canada?

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Science & Tech

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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Science & Tech

5 energy innovations to watch, from Céline Bak

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Science & Tech

Charting the future of renewable electricity in Canada

Charts from Canadian emission-cutting strategies developed by The Deep Decarbonization Pathways Project.

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Science & Tech

Carleton University students win contest for their design of an electric car

A group of four students won a national contest created by the Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association (APMA) to build a Canadian electric car by 2022 

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Jeremy Bentham

Science & Tech

Shell’s Jeremy Bentham on the future of cities

The Vice-President of Global Business Environment and head of the Shell Scenarios team discusses the Future Cities project and how Canadian cities can be more sustainable

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Travel

The spell of the Yukon 

An insider’s account of the modern-day gold rush

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Travel

Met Con Blue, Sir!

Bring it … and leave it all on the mountain

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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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The Saskatchewan Delta. (Photo: Garth Lenz/Canadian Geographic)

Travel

Canadian Boreal Forest Agreement

How the CBFA's big-picture plan for Saskatchewan works, and why it matters

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Students working at the Vale Living With Lakes Centre prepare for field sampling

Travel

Mine rehab

Once a notorious sulphur emitter, Sudbury is becoming a world leader in ecological restoration research

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Environment

A controlled burn between Hay River and Yellowknife, NWT in July 2014

Environment

Report highlights ‘catastrophic’ loss of wilderness around the globe

Fragmented biomes threaten efforts to combat climate change, warns new study

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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

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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Environment

Harnessing the power of nature to fight climate change

When it comes to reducing greenhouse gas emissions, habitats themselves can be critical allies

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Man walking through landfill with seagulls overhead

Environment

Canada’s sustainability progress held back by eco issues

Canada excels in UN’s global ranking on healthcare and education, but garbage habits lower country’s overall sustainability score

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A view of the presiding table at the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development in 1992

Environment

A brief history of Canada’s climate change agreements

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Mapping

Mapping the future of sustainable agriculture

This online map platform displays hundreds of stories on ecological farming issues from around the world

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Mapping

Mapping Canadian opinions on climate change

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Map: Chris Brackley/Canadian Geographic

Mapping

Proposed underwater tunnel would connect Newfoundland and Labrador

Newfoundland and Labrador could one day be connected by tunnel

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One of Diavik Diamond Mine’s four new 2.3-megawatt wind turbines

Science & Tech

An energy gem

Wind power is fueling the push to green diamond mines in the Northwest Territories

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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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A person in a beekeeping suit takes a honey sample from a hive box in an urban garden

Environment

How honeybees can help track pollution in cities

A study of honey from urban hives reveals much about Vancouver’s pollutants, past and present 

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Kendra MacDonald speaks in front of Canadian, Norwegian and RCGS flags

Science & Tech

Canada’s oceans in the spotlight: Nurturing the blue economy while lessening the impacts of climate heating

Part 6 of Canada’s Ocean Supercluster: A six-part series

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Wildlife

A carbon sink on the Prairies

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A humpback whale and her newborn calf swim near Roca Partida

People & Culture

10 incredible images from the 2016 World Press Photo Contest

Annual contest winners reflect a turbulent year in international affairs and the natural 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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Wildlife

How citizen scientists solved a migration mystery

No one knew golden eagles in the Yukon and Alaska migrated along the Rockies’ front ranges, until an avid birder noticed something strange

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Energy efforts making headlines across Canada

From electric vehicles to geothermal energy, our focus is on reducing emissions by 2050

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How Canada’s bridges impact energy

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Stained glass windows generate electricity at Saskatchewan cathedral

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Science & Tech

Mapping cargo ship routes around the world

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Tidal energy infrastructure

Science & Tech

Small-scale energy projects aim to help northern communities

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

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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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The Arctic voyages of the intrepid ringed seal

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

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Tracking the Greenland shark’s Arctic movements

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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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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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Gordon Hempton records audio in Grasslands National Park

Science & Tech

The sounds of silence 

A sound artist listens for quiet in Grasslands National Park

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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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History

Operation Husky: Reflections on a forgotten story

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Wildlife

Canada‘s largest EVER private conservation project

Also: Climate changed restaurant menus, sandhill cranes in New Brunswick, bears waking up from their slumber — and a pesky woodpecker hits Canada where it hurts

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Calling all Canadians! Ig we gave you $10,000 to fight climate change, how would you do it?

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Live Net Zero Challenge (2022)

Calling all Canadians! Ig we gave you $10,000 to fight climate change, how would you do it?

Live Net Zero

Is your household up for the challenge?

Places

Marine protected areas

Interactive map and personal reflection from author Alanna Mitchell

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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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Wildlife

Bison to return to Banff National Park

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Wildlife

Shark tag finds its way home

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Wildlife

Managing the white-tailed deer population

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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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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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Wildlife

Wolverine habitat suffering from climate change, judge rules

Wolverines are undeniably affected by climate change and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service should move to protect it under the Endangered Species Act as soon as possible, an American judge has ruled

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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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Project Watershed members hope eelgrass’s carbon-sequestration abilities could fund the plant’s restoration in K’ómoks Estuary, British Columbia

Environment

Funding a comeback for eelgrass

As eelgrass vanishes from Vancouver Island’s coast, environmentalists look to the carbon-offset market to save it

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Montréal is taking great strides to reinforce its image as the “most bike-friendly” city in North America

Environment

Clean commute

Canada's largest cities are paving the way for more eco-conscious commuting choices

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Climate strike Victoria BC

Environment

Why Canada should recognize its citizens’ environmental rights

David Boyd, a Canadian environmental lawyer and UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights and the Environment, reveals how recognizing the human right to a healthy environment can spur positive action for the planet

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Peatland

Environment

Saving the peatlands: Water loss in northern peatlands can accelerate global warming, scientists say

The drying of peatlands in Canada heightens the risk of wildfires and can turn into a carbon source instead of a carbon sink

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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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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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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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Environment

Q&A with Jane Goodall

Jane Goodall sits with John Geiger, CEO of The Royal Canadian Geographical Society, to talk about her global efforts to protect the great apes, the environment and the human community.

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Environment

UN says 2015 likely to be hottest year on record

The World Meteorological Organization has declared 2015 likely to be the warmest year on record – and it’s not even over yet.

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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

Photographing Toronto’s diversity

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People & Culture

Welcome to Flat Earth 101*

*Do your own research

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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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