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Breaking The Silence

For centuries, newcomers to the Arctic have marvelled at its powerful stillness. But as the ice...

July 2016 Samia Madwar
Photo by Wayne Lynch

The Muskox Resurgence

Mainland muskoxen are back from the brink and they're winding up in the most curious of places...

July 2016 Tim Edwards

Raindrops On Ice

What happens in the North when the sky starts falling.

April 2016 Beth Covvey, Samia Madwar
Photo by Darren Roberts

The Middle of Everywhere

Most official maps today show the North to be a vast, empty land, with scattered communities and...

February 2016 Samia Madwar
Ian Stirling. Photo by Émilie Smith

He Speaks for the Polar Bears

No fear-mongering. No exaggeration. For Ian Stirling, it's purely about the science.

February 2016 Samia Madwar
Paleontologist Elizabeth Hall stands on an exposure of permafrost at a placer mine, where Ice Age mammal bones are typically found. Photo courtesy of Government of Yukon

Fossil Gold Mines

Placer miners in the Yukon are churning out ice age bones at an industrial rate

November 2015 Daniel Campbell

Sheila's Wisdom

She fights for nature and for human rights. Now she's showing others how to keep fighting

July 2015 Samia Madwar
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.

The Apocalypse is Now

Why permafrost is the scariest, most thrilling thing in the Arctic

May 2015 Samia Madwar
Lone figures: there are around 5,000 wolves in the Yukon, but no current estimates for the NWT or Nunavut.

Rebels with Claws

They're misunderstood and they don't give a damn

March 2015 Samia Madwar
Bullwinkle and his willow-loving brethren are following their favourite food source farther north.

Invasion of the Shrubs

Big changes are coming-one shoot at a time

March 2015 Lesley Evans Ogden