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January/February 2008

Canadian Geographic magazine January/February 2008
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In this issue, enjoy the stunning photography of Paul Nicklen as he records the impact of melting glaciers on wildlife in the Arctic and Antarctic. Writer Allan Casey visits southern Saskatchewan to see how scientists and an oil company are capturing fossil-fuel carbon emissions and injecting them deep underground. Snowmobile beyond Highway 138 with writer Christopher Frey, as he explores how a new highway could shape Quebec’s Lower North Shore — an area disconnected from the rest of Canada.

EXCLUSIVELY ONLINE In-depth: Burying the problem
Carbon capture and storage (CCS), today’s solution for the global warming crisis.

Special feature: Lower North Shore Road
What will a new road mean for Quebec’s Lower North Shore?

Polar vision
Paul Nicklen’s passion for the North brings him face to face with the creatures at both poles
Photography by Paul Nicklen with story by Monique Roy-Sole

Carbon cemetery
In Weyburn, Sask., carbon dioxide is being pumped into the ground instead of into the sky. Will it make a difference?
By Allan Casey with photography by Greg Locke

In-depth: Burying the problem
Our world has too much of a good thing: Carbon. Experts are looking to Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) to resolve this problem. Learn more about CCS, the projects underway in Canada and worldwide, and view an animated video clip on Enhanced Oil Recovery.

North Shore highway
Will residents of Quebec’s Lower North Shore find hope in a new road linking them to the rest of the province?
By Christopher Frey

Special feature: Lower North Shore Road
Quebec residents of the Gulf of St. Lawrence’s shore are feeling disconnected from the rest of Canada – mainly from the lack of an existing road. View photos and blog entries from writer Chris Frey, who adventured by snowmobile to explore the region’s communities.

Photo finish
Winners of our 23rd annual photo contest


The inside story
In Farley’s footsteps, Esteemed volunteers, He has our vote, Pin on a mission, Canada up close, High flying

Editor's notebook
Polar photographer

Meet our writers and photographers

Exporting Arctic bananas, Wary of the big cat, Bogged by the marsh, No surplus for wildlife, What’s the dam rush? Don’t stress the owls, Waving a white flag, Bottom’s up

Dump start, Eye spy, Schooled past, Crystal clues, Welcome back, otter, A kick in the pass, Superior protection, Tracking Chippy, Voices: Waiting for the volcano

A night on Kingston’s floating B&B
By Alan Morantz with photography by David Barbour


À la carte
How will northern countries slice the polar pie?
By Steven Fick and Alyssa Julie

Tricks of the trader, Appealing almanac, Banffscapes

On the horizon
Tsawwassen takes control

Snowbird beach
Photography by Charles Mathieu Audet with story by Monique Roy-Sole

In Habitat
Healing Hay River
By Laurie Sarkadi

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