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Posts tagged with ‘nature’ (140)


Video of the week: dust devil


Posted by Angele Cano in Nature on Friday, March 28, 2014



Have you ever seen a dust devil?

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Fun facts to celebrate International Day of Forests


Posted by Marika McKenzie in Nature on Friday, March 21, 2014



Evergreens in Capilano River Regional Park in North Vancouver.

Did you know that Canada is home to 10 per cent of the world’s forests? Or that 68 per cent of Canada's forests are coniferous?

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UBC bus shelter adds nature to its design


Posted by Jennifer Gosnell in Nature on Tuesday, March 18, 2014



A night view of the shelter, looking westward. (Photo: Krista Jahnke Photography)

Incorporating design inspired by natural surroundings into a modern structure can be a challenge for architects hoping to strike a balance between old and new.

But the new bus shelter at the University of British Columbia’s Vancouver campus did just that.

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Wild Canada: Step into Canada’s Vast Wilderness


Posted by Jennifer Gosnell in Wildlife on Wednesday, March 12, 2014



Grizzlies, bighorn sheep, capelin and humpback whales are only a few of the captivating creatures featured in an upcoming four-part CBC documentary series starting this week.

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Video of the Week: Great Bear Rainforest expedition cruise


Posted by Siobhan McClelland in Expeditions on Friday, January 17, 2014



It’s not often you experience spectacular scenery and wildlife with a famous Canadian painter.

This week’s video gives a sneak peek at what a handful of people may see this summer on the Great Bear Rainforest expedition cruise. On British Columbia’s coast, this 6.4 million hectare rainforest contains mountains, fjords and estuaries that many grizzlies, spirit bears, salmon-eating wolves and marine mammals call home. Two of the guides on this expedition will be Robert Bateman and his wife Birgit ...

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