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Posts tagged with ‘nature’ (148)


Video of the Week: Hailstorm


Posted by Siobhan McClelland in Nature on Friday, August 15, 2014



Who says summer is the best time for good weather? Mother Nature certainly didn't.

Hail the size of golf balls pounded Airdrie, Alta. on Aug. 7, causing damage to cars and gardens in the area. This week's video taken during the storm captures the winter-like scene as hail stones blanketed the ground with ice and snow.

Do you have a video you'd like to share? Send it to us at online-editor(at)canadiangeographic.ca and it could be chosen as the next video of the week!

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New series features storm chasers tracking Canada's terrible tornadoes


Posted by Siobhan McClelland in Nature on Thursday, August 14, 2014



(Photo: Courtesy of Greg Johnson/Corus Entertainment/CMT)

Most people run away at the first sign of a tornado. But the three stars of CMT’s new series rush full throttle towards the twister, trying to get the best footage.

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Video of the Week: Iceberg collapse


Posted by Siobhan McClelland in Nature on Friday, August 1, 2014



We've all heard that the ice is melting in Canada's North, but it's unusual to see it break down right before your eyes.

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Geo Quiz on Canada's National Parks


Posted by Siobhan McClelland in Nature on Wednesday, July 2, 2014



Kejimkujik Seaside, part of Kejimkujik National Park, N.S. (Photo: Siobhan McClelland)

School's out, the Canada Day festivities are over and summer's officially arrived! What better way to enjoy the warm weather and beautiful landscapes than venturing into Canada's national parks?

With plenty of hiking trails, camp sites and wildlife viewing, national parks are perfect for exploring. Before you pack a picnic lunch and jump in the car, test your knowledge on the more than 40 national parks across Canada with this month's Geo Quiz.

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Video of the Week: the supercell storm


Posted by Siobhan McClelland in Nature on Friday, May 23, 2014



It may look like special effects from a movie. But the storm recorded in this time-lapse video isn't a fake twister created by Hollywood — it was terrifyingly real.

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