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prison

I Got Banned from Visiting These Canadian Prisons After Reporting Alleged Abuses

When a journalist’s freedoms are infringed, the primary victims are those whose voices are silenced.
Thomas Rohner
2.12.19
Motherboard

Climate Change Is Revealing Arctic Landscapes Not Seen For 40,000 Years

A new study of Baffin Island's glaciers suggests that modern temperatures represent the warmest century in 115,000 years.
Sarah Emerson
1.28.19
Photos

This Photographer Captured What Canada’s Military Looks Like at the Arctic Front

Philip Cheung’s new series looks at what Canadian soldiers are doing post-Afghanistan.
Philip Cheung
1.10.19
HOTY2017

These Greenhouse Designers Are Bringing Fresh Food to Arctic Communities

Stefany Nieto and Ben Canning are providing affordable, healthy food to remote communities, and involving locals in the process.
Jacob Dubé
12.13.17
Quttinirpaaq National Park

This Remote Arctic Park in Canada Can Now Be Visited on Google Street View

Fewer than 50 people visit Quttinirpaaq National Park on Ellesmere Island IRL each year.
Jacob Dubé
10.12.17
polar bear watch

I Guarded an Arctic Base Against Polar Bears at the Frontline of the Apocalypse

The DEW Line was built in the fifties to warn of a nuclear threat. I guarded six workers there from polar bears.
Duncan Ferguson
9.28.17
seal meat

Eating Seal Meat Is a Vital Part of Life in My Community

Many people opposed to seal hunting don't understand that kids in indigenous communities are hungry, and it's painful to see that. It's ridiculous that other cultures are welcome to survive off of our natural resources, but we're not.
Tanya Tagaq
6.28.17
right to water

An Arctic Community Is in Danger of Running Out of Fresh Water

Iqaluit is a booming Arctic city.
Lisa Cumming
6.12.17
News

Are Whales the Source of the Mysterious Noise In Canada’s Arctic?

A military investigation found nothing but some whales and walruses.
Jordan Pearson
11.3.16
News

The Canadian Military Is Investigating a Mysterious Noise In the Arctic

Hunters say it's coming from the bottom of the sea and scaring wildlife.
Jordan Pearson
11.2.16
Canada

Why Is This Weird Glacier Yellow? The Answer Could Help Find Alien Life

This is the best analog on Earth for Jupiter's moon, Europa.
Kate Lunau
9.27.16
robots

Underwater Robots Are Searching for an Ancient Shipwreck in the Arctic

The disappearance of the doomed Franklin expedition has become the stuff of legend.
Kate Lunau
8.25.16
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