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a collage of wildlife photos including whales, wolves, black bears, kermode bears and moose

Wildlife

Photos: Best Wildlife Photography 2020

A sneak peek at Canada's top wildlife photos in our new special collector's edition

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Travel

Photos: west Texas

From the beauty of Davis Mountains State Park to the legacy of Big Bend National Park, Javier Frutos captures the parks of the Lone Star state

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Travel

Photos: The Calgary Stampede celebrates 105 years

Canadian Geographic creative director Javier Frutos shares photos from his visit to the world-famous western celebration

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a collage of photos of Canadian places including Cape Breton, Fogo Island, Gatineau Park, Charlottetown, Calgary, Nunavut

Travel

12 photos to inspire your summer adventures

From fiery sunrises over Fogo Island, N.L., to surf-worthy waves in Pacific Rim National Park, B.C., catch wanderlust from Can Geo's Instagram community 

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A humpback whale breaches in the Broughton Archipelago

Travel

Photos: Whale encounters and island scenery in B.C.’s Broughton Archipelago

Kingfisher Wilderness Adventures brings you face-to-face with the wildlife in one of North America's most biodiverse marine areas

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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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The Nokedjak from Squaxin Island in Stz’uminus waters on the 2017 Tribal Canoe Journey.

People & Culture

In photos: The 2017 Tribal Canoe Journey

Images from an annual odyssey to reclaim tradition and territory in the Pacific Northwest

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A woman smiles as she releases a paper lantern inscribed with prayers during the 2017 Taiwan Lantern Festival

People & Culture

Photos: Ringing in the new year, Taiwan-style

Neil Ever Osborne gets into the line of fire at the 2017 Taiwan Lantern Festival 

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Harland Smalleyes, a dancer representing the Stoney Nakoda and Blackfoot First Nations, performs during the 2017 Stampede

People & Culture

Photos: A celebration of First Nations at the Calgary Stampede

Beyond the rodeo and the chuckwagon races, the Calgary Stampede is one of the country’s longest-running public celebrations of Indigenous cultures

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Travel

Photos: Living on Eeyou Istchee

The residents of eastern James Bay, or Eeyou Istchee (‘the people’s land’), are opening their territory to visitors. Here’s a glimpse at a few communities in the region.

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People & Culture

Photos: Flying high with Montreal’s Cirque Éloize

The contemporary circus company celebrates 25 years of showcasing acrobatic arts around the world

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Exploration

Environment

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Kenzie Wakefield begins the rugged trail to Mt. St. Patrick, the highest peak in the park, as part of her first week of training and getting to know the lay of the land.

Places

Photos: Life in the park at the edge of the world

This is not your average summer job

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Photos: The stunning biodiversity of Algonquin Provincial Park

Photographer Megan Lorenz shares her experience shooting in Canada's oldest provincial park

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Places

Photos: A voyage through the Northwest Passage

Photographer-In-Residence Michelle Valberg shares images of the Arctic from her time aboard the Canada C3 Expedition 

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

Places

Photos: The parks beneath the sea

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

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Places

Photos: Inside the Royal Alberta Museum’s mammoth move

The Royal Alberta Museum has officially opened its downtown Edmonton building, capping a complex multi-year move that’s captured in this behind-the-scenes photo essay

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Photo: Paul Colangelo

Places

Aerial photos of Wood Buffalo National Park

Paul Colangelo takes to the air to capture Canada's largest national park

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People & Culture

Documentary debut! NFB world premiere of The Lake Winnipeg Project

Anishinaabe/Cree filmmaker Kevin Settee centres four short docs around the ingenuity and resilience of communities surrounding Lake Winnipeg 

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Photos: The ice grizzlies of northern Yukon

From September to November, grizzly bears gather in the mountainous Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation Traditional Territory to feast on salmon. As the temperature dips, their fur becomes coated in ice, creating an otherworldly look and spectacular photos.

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Wildlife

Photos: Grizzly bears of B.C.’s Khutzeymateen

Photographer-In-Residence Michelle Valberg takes us on her photography expedition to the famed grizzly sanctuary 

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Wildlife

Fabulous photos to help you identify Canadian foxes

How well do you know your fox species? These photos will help you tell them apart in the wild

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Photo: Greg Harvey

Wildlife

Photos: Polar bear cubs

Photographer Greg Harvey on what it's like to capture a young polar bear's first forays into the world

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Before they become majestic and dangerous eating machines, bears are adorable. (Photo: Terri Shaddick/Can Geo Photo Club)

Wildlife

10 adorable photos of baby bears

Before they grow into dangerous and majestic apex predators, bears are ridiculously cute

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Wildlife

11 photos of dozing animals that speak to your sleepy soul

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Wildlife

Photos: Wolverine life

He refers to them as ‘snow machines.’ Photographer Peter Mather has photographed wolverines in the Yukon and on Alaska’s North Slope

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A humpback whale breaches off the Gaspé peninsula

Wildlife

How photos and videos are changing whale research across Canada

To save whales, we first have to understand them. Here are three Canadian projects aimed at doing just that.

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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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Aerial view of Seely beach and newly constructed portion of Fundy Parkway looking West

Travel

Photos: Along the Fundy Footpath

This narrow, rock-strewn track along New Brunswick’s Fundy coast is recommended for only the most prepared hikers — but those who brave it are amply rewarded

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Kids

Photos: Highlights from One Ocean Expeditions’ 2019 East Coast Fins and Fiddles voyage

Three finalists in this year’s Canadian Geographic Challenge enjoyed the trip of a lifetime as part of their prize, and we were there to capture the fun

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History

Snapshots of a century: Women in the pages of Canadian Geographic

Photos of women spanning nine decades of Canadian Geographic Magazine

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History

Rail photographer celebrated in new book

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History

First World War photography exhibition brings together the personal with the propaganda

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A1934 ad for Soviet tourism that appeared in the Canadian Geographical Journal

History

Photos: Selling Soviet tourism to Canadians in the Great Depression

Soviet tourism ads from the 1930s portray a land of progress and plenty — but the reality proved starkly different

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Col. Chris Hadfield in the bridge of the Soviet-era icebreaker, Capitan Khlebnikov. Canadian High Arctic.

Travel

Photos: Across the Arctic with Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield

Paul Colangelo shares images from his time exploring the North with the first Canadian to walk in space

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Travel

From sea to shining sea: 13 photos that showcase Canada’s grandeur

Happy Canada Day from all of us at Canadian Geographic!

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Travel

Photos: Stratford’s abandoned rail shop

Explore the people and places that make up the Ontario town's old Grand Trunk Railway

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Travel

Photos: Exploring Gwaii Haanas with Maple Leaf Adventures

Bruce Amos reflects on his travels in Haida Gwaii with Maple Leaf Adventures

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Travel

Photos: The wild horses of Sable Island

"I’ve been to every province and every territory in Canada and there’s no place quite like it."

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Travel

Photos: The jaw-dropping graffiti of Miami’s Wynwood neighbourhood

Welcome to the Louvre of street art

Photo of the Alps in Chamonix, France

Travel

This mirrorless camera is perfect for minimalist travel

The Nikon 1J5 camera is compact, lightweight and takes great photos

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Exploration

Photos from the field: Neil Ever Osborne in Nunavut

The Canadian Geographic Photographer-In-Residence shares his visual travel log from a spring trip to Nunavut

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Environment

Intriguing photos of an Alberta lake’s famous bubbles

The frozen methane bubbles of Alberta's Abraham Lake are a favourite winter subject for photographers.

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Environment

Eerie photos show ‘steam devils’ rising over Lake Ontario

Last week’s extreme cold in Ontario provided an opportunity to witness a rare lake phenomenon

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Mapping

Quiz: Identify Canadian cities in astronaut Chris Hadfield’s photos

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People & Culture

Photos: Young family paddles from Edmonton to new home in Montreal

The goal was simply to get home. Except, there was nothing simple about it.

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People & Culture

Photos: Meet Canada’s maple syrup makers

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People & Culture

Photos: Life on board HMCS Yellowknife

Canada’s mission as part of Operation Caribbe? Choke off the flow of cocaine and other drugs across the eastern Pacific.

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A ship sails through the water against an orange sky

People & Culture

10 photos of the West Coast wildfires from the Can Geo photo community

See the impact of the West Coast wildfires through the lenses of our Can Geo photo community 

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People & Culture

Photos: Montreal’s battle against snow

Montreal wages a $166-million battle against snow every single year to keep its streets and sidewalks clear

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St. Mary's First Nation

People & Culture

Photos: The success of St. Mary’s First Nation urban reserve

Within Fredericton, New Brunswick sits one of Canada's most prosperous urban reserves

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People & Culture

Photos: Together to the Tundra expedition

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People & Culture

Photos: Inside York University’s EcoCampus in Costa Rica

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People & Culture

Q&A with Aboriginal hoop dancer Alex Wells

The world champion dancer talks about his work and why it's so important to First Nations

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People & Culture

Photos: Cowboys of the Americas

Wade Davis and Luis Fabini explore the iconic myths, nostalgic history and questionable future of the cowboy