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Editors' behind-the-scenes insights through Twitter and Instagram


Posted by Siobhan McClelland in Travel on Monday, April 14, 2014



Associate Editor Harry Wilson (left) and Alberta Segway Guide Peter Kominek roll through Edmonton. (Photo: Laura Stanley)

For the Summer Travel issue, Canadian Geographic's Associate Editor Harry Wilson and former Photo Editor Laura Stanley headed out to Alberta for the story "You Dig?" As they explored the area, they tweeted out their thoughts and posted photos on social media.

Follow along on this peek at Wilson and Stanley's excellent Alberta adventure.

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Video of the Week: Close Encounter of the Meteorite Kind


Posted by Siobhan McClelland in Nature on Friday, April 11, 2014



He's not Superman, but this skydiver may feel like the comic book hero after a close encounter with a large rock from outside this world.

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How we chose the covers: Summer 2014 Canadian Geographic Travel


Posted by Aaron Kylie in Travel on Thursday, April 10, 2014



Option two (middle) was the winner for the summer cover with 50 per cent of the vote. Option three (right) had the second highest vote at 28 per cent.

One clear winner and a hotly contested candidate emerged from the dual-cover vote for the Summer 2014 issue of Canadian Geographic Travel, a special edition dedicated to Alberta that boasts a “flip” format, including two covers (summer on the front and winter on the back). (As regular Canadian Geographic Travel followers know, in advance of each issue’s publication we solicit your feedback to help us choose our cover image, or in this case, images.)

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New art exhibitions explore the First World War's historical significance


Posted by Siobhan McClelland in History on Thursday, April 10, 2014



Click on the above image to see a slideshow of photos. (Photo: Guillaume Nolet)

Not all is fair in love and war, but the love of war art is clear in two new exhibits opening today at the Canadian War Museum.

As part of the Ottawa museum’s commemoration of the First World War’s 100-year anniversary, the new exhibitions feature art work that sheds light not only on what happened during the war, but also the war's consequences.

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Are neonicotinoid pesticides contaminating wetlands?


Posted by Angele Cano in Wildlife on Wednesday, April 09, 2014



Wetlands in Saskatchewan. (Photo: SriMesh Adamson, J./Creative Commons)

University of Saskatchewan researchers are worried pesticides used in the province are connected to the decrease in bird and bug populations.

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