A lucky pilot. A never-before-seen natural phenomenon. A rush of scientists scrambling to witness an extreme climate event. How the first documented case of river piracy was discovered, and how it changed everything.
Photo COURTESY MALKOLM BOOTHROYD
It's 320,000 kilometres of marine area at the northern tip of Ellesmere Island. No person lives here and few people have ever been, but its protection is by no means in vain.
Photo courtesy Adrienne White/Luke Copland
One wacky cultivar at a time, John Lenart is spreading ultra-hardy trees grown for subarctic climates.
PHOTO BY CATHIE ARCHBOULD
Researchers find a communal haven in Kluane.
PHOTO COURTESY ERIN SIRACUSA
Researchers are using perennial Arctic springs to study how organisms could grow on other planets.
Photo Courtesy Gordon Osinski
Why your cell phone is a must-have in any on-the-land camp kit.
PHOTO COURTESY PUVIRNITUQ SNOW FESTIVAL/KATHERINE DAPHNE
Joel Berger dresses up as a bear to get closer to muskoxen.
PHOTO COURTESY COLORADO STATE UNIVERSITY
Taking a tour of Canada’s newest Northern research station.
PHOTO BY UP HERE/JEREMY WARREN
In-flight photography looks at marine mammals in the last ice area.
Photo Courtesy David Yurkowski