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Illustration by Tonia Cowan
Climate change is allowing biting flies to move farther North, partly because it’s getting warmer, and partly because it’s raining more often in the summer, creating more soggy breeding grounds.
July 2014
Alexandra Falls is one of several highlights of the Mackenzie Highway waterfall route. Photo by Adam Hill
How to dive into an iceberg, swim with canaries of the sea, avoid seamonsters in the Arctic—and much more. Take a plunge into our 15 top watery Northern getaways.
July 2014
That's the way the coast crumbles: A collapsed block of permafrost on the coast of Alaska, releasing stored carbon from frozen decomposing organic matter into the water.
Why permafrost is the scariest, most thrilling thing in the Arctic
May 2015
Bullwinkle and his willow-loving brethren are following their favourite food source farther north.
Big changes are coming-one shoot at a time
March 2015
Lone figures: there are around 5,000 wolves in the Yukon, but no current estimates for the NWT or Nunavut.
They're misunderstood and they don't give a damn
March 2015