Canadian Geographic Article Index
Articles tagged with Arctic (80)
Endangered zones (Part 1)
Charting the challenges some of our most-threatened species encounter along their continental journeys. The first in a three-part series.
The iconic author shares her vivid memories of Canada’s Arctic, from its impressive wildlife to its otherworldly landscapes
Ross’s Goose could be deemed overabundant
Ross’s geese are causing ecological damage in the Arctic after a dramatic population increase
The wreck hunter
The lost ships of the Franklin Expedition remain hidden treasures and the hunt is set to continue this summer. Meet Ryan Harris, the person who’s leading the search, and likely to be the first to set his eyes on the prize.
A passage through ice
As sea ice recedes, more ships than ever are transiting a famed route in the Canadian Arctic. But as two sailors discovered last summer, that doesn’t mean the Northwest Passage has become an easy voyage.
Land and sea
How I learned to love the unexpected (and fishing) in Nunavut
Canada’s North: an arts primer
One cool school
A group of students from around the world who embark on an unforgettable journey of Arctic education wind up discovering something about themselves in the process
Canada’s unsung expedition
A century after the start of the thrilling expedition that strengthened claims to Canadian sovereignty in the Arctic, the first Canadian Arctic Expedition remains a largely unknown part of the country’s history
A trip so nice, he did it twice
Meet the first Canadian to navigate the treacherous Arctic sea route
How satellites help Arctic researches see the effects of climate change in the Canadian Arctic Islands
Neither a bird nor a plane
These dirigibles might be the solution to transportation challenges in the changing North
A new look at the ‘Old North’
Old journals offer a glimpse of the Canadian North in the days before World War II
Arctic tourism heats up
Global warming is good for Golf, bad for skiing and a boon for the Arctic's young tourism industry
What is International polar Year?
International Polar Year (IPY) 2007-08 is a collaborative international effort to research the polar regions. Discover the key issues that lie at its heart.
The largest study on Inuit health in Canada takes the pulse of a people afflicted with illnesses uncommon — until recently — in the North
The mercury mystery
Every spring, something strange happens in the Arctic atmosophere
The cryosphere kid
Robert Way wants to probe permafrost in his native Labrador, but first he's thinking globally
On thinning ice
One scientist’s view on the changing ecology of Arctic sea ice
Why don’t we have a long-term science strategy for the North?
See you next summer … maybe