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Harvey wants half
Harvey Locke, founder of the monumental Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative, talks about how Y2Y continues to evolve as it turns 20 and why the Nature Needs Half conservation edict is gaining momentum
Online Exclusive: Explore an interactive version of the Y2Y map

‘Listen to what the land wants, listen to what the lake wants, listen to what the animals want.'
How the Sahtuto’ine Dene of Déline created the Northwest Territories' Tsá Tué Biosphere Reserve, the world's first such UNESCO site to be managed by an Indigenous community
Online Exclusive: See more of Angela Gzowski’s photos from Deline and the Tsá Tué Biosphere Reserve

Shale game
More than a century after their discovery, the spectacular fossils of British Columbia's Burgess Shale continue to reveal new insights into the evolution of life on Earth
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Read more about how the Burgess Shale's world-renowned fossils are believed to have been so immaculately preserved
See an animation of the ancient worm-like species recently discovered in Burgess Shale

Saving an arctic oasis
The behind-the-scenes story of how Nunavut's biodiverse Lancaster Sound is set to become one of Canada's newest national marine conservation areas
Online Exclusive: Wade Davis writes about Lancaster Sound's amazing wildlife

The call of Algonquin
A celebration in words and pictures of Canada's oldest provincial park
Online Exclusive: Photographer Megan Lorenz shares more photos, stories from her visit to Algonquin Provincial Park

Departments

Big picture
Celebrating Canada’s grandeur

Exposure
Showcasing Can Geo’s photo club

In a snap
Sharing Can Geo via Instagram

Polar blog
Artifact exposure

On the map
Exploring cartography
Online Exclusive: Infographic comparing the protected area of the provinces and territories

DISCOVERY

Interview
Artist Cory Trépanier discusses his Into the Arctic project
Online Exclusive: Photos from Cory Trepanier's northern expeditions and the paintings they produced

Wildlife
Canada lynx, a new marine-protected area, Algonquin wolves and more
Online Exclusives:
What to know about Canada's newest marine protected area, Anguniaqvia niqiqyuam
Ontario aims to relieve pressure on threatened Algonquin wolf
Land-use disputes south of the border threaten long-term survival of Canada lynx
Four Nova Scotia islands protected for endangered roseate tern
Banff National Park braces for more visitors, charges in 2017 season

History
An early map of Alberta's Banff National Park
Online Exclusive: Images of Banff National Park from the first half of the 20th century

Place
A tour of the straight-out-of-the-19th-century Manoir Papineau National Historic Site in Montebello, Que.
Online Exclusive: See 360-degree views of Manoir Papineau's restored historic salons

Infographic
How an innovative collaboration between Parks Canada and the aquaculture industry aims to save wild salmon
Online Exclusive: Read about more innovative projects saving endangered species in Canadian parks

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YOUR SOCIETY
News from The Royal Canadian Geographical Society
Online Exclusive: More highlights from the 2016 RCGS Annual College of Fellows Dinner

Next Issue
March/April 2017, Canadian Geographic looks at the North

Our Country: Sarah McLachlan
Songstress Sarah McLachlan waxes lyrical about her love for Tofino, B.C.
Online Exclusive: An interactive map of favourite places in Canada