Yukon

red squirrels

Trust Fund Squirrels That Inherit Food Hoards Succeed at Life, Study Finds

Not fair.
Sarah Emerson
3.7.19
Views My Own

My Abortion Was the Most Positive Experience I Had with Canadian Healthcare

I had expected the procedure to be fraught with difficulty, given the experiences of many women. I proved to be the exception.
Amy Kenny
2.22.19
climate change

Glaciers in One of the World’s Largest Ice Fields Are Rapidly Shrinking

A 2018 report called the “State of the Mountains” details the effects of climate change on an iconic North American mountain range.
Sarah Emerson
10.31.18
Motherboard

Yukon Miners Dug Up a 50,000 Year Old Mummified Wolf Pup

The preserved corpses of an ice age wolf pup and caribou calf, dug up in 2016 in the Yukon, are on display in Dawson City.
Jordan Pearson
9.14.18
WTF

Canadian Bar Famed for Human-Toe-Garnished Cocktail Receives Generous Donation of 3 New Toes

A British adventurer is sending over his disembodied digits after losing several toes to frostbite in the Yukon Arctic. Bottoms up!
Jelisa Castrodale
4.9.18
Dating

I Drove 600 Miles for the Lesbian Tinder Date from Hell

Being a gay woman in Alaska is hard at the best of times. This date was not the best of times.
Lori Fox
3.19.18
WTF

Canadian Bar Livid After Mummified Human Toe Is Stolen (UPDATED)

"Toes are very hard to come by," the bar's "Toe Captain" Terry Lee said in a statement on the incident.​
Hilary Pollack
6.20.17
water

The Fight to Protect This Swath of Wilderness Is Going to Canada’s Supreme Court

The Peel Watershed, in the Yukon, is one of the largest intact pieces of wilderness left in North America. The Supreme Court will decide its fate.
Farnia Fekri
3.22.17
Norway

When Climate Change Melts Ice, These Archeologists Win

“It’s an in-house joke amongst us glacial archaeologists that we are some of the only beneficiaries of global warming.”
Kathleen Caulderwood
4.22.16
News

A Canadian Government Ad Campaign Told Everyone They 'Need the D'

When the Yukon government tried to educate people about the importance of vitamin D, it picked just about the only phrase it should have avoided.
Cody Punter
1.26.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Canadian Woman Defacing Campaign Signs Was Arrested by a Conservative Candidate Dressed in Camouflage

Ryan Leef, a former MMA fighter and prison guard, was allegedly hiding in the trees off a highway.
Manisha Krishnan
9.3.15
Yukon

Softball at the End of the World

Whitehorse, Yukon, is a tourism and softball hotspot with a lot of natural beauty—and some severe substance abuse problems.
Sam Riches
8.15.15
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