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Berger with his polar bear cosplay suit. COURTESY COLORADO STATE UNIVERSITY

Going To Extremes

Joel Berger dresses up as a bear to get closer to muskoxen.

July 2019 Katharine Sandiford
PHOTOS BY JEREMY WARREN

CHARS’ Arctic Experiment

Taking a tour of Canada’s newest Northern research station.

July 2019 Jeremy Warren
Lions and tigers and...walrus? DFO scientists were surprised to see this guy floating on an ice floe so high North. Courtesy David Yurkowski

Walrus Paparazzi

In-flight photography looks at marine mammals in the last ice area.

July 2019 Beth Brown
Justine Hudson waits for some whale snot samples. COURTESY JUSTINE HUDSON

Snot For Science

How do you test Hudson Bay whales for stress? Wait for a beluga to blow its nose. Gesundheit.

July 2019 Jacob Boon

When A Sacred Tree Falls, Everyone Hears About It

After a windstorm topples the Yellowknives Dene's hallowed conifer, the First Nation comes...

April 2019 Jeremy Warren
A wildfire burning in 2014. CREDIT KYLE THOMAS, VIA FACEBOOK

A Wildfire Post-Mortem

The Northwest Territories is better prepared for future wildfire outbreaks, according to an all-...

March 2019 Jacob Boon
MASAYA KOYANAGI

Cold Snaps

A proud puppy races alongside his family, the great grey owl’s piercing gaze, a stoic wolf exuding...

March 2019 Up Here
Vivien Cumming

A Trip Back In Time

Searching for the origins of life on the Coppermine River.

February 2019 Vivien Cumming

A Weakened Jet Stream

How the Arctic figures in southern fires and floods

January 2019 Elaine Anselmi