Features

THE COOL CALLING
Glaciologist Alison Criscitiello is redefining the term explorer — and uncovering the secrets of climate change at the same time
By Tim Querengesser
Digital extra: Contraindications: Love, risk, community and adventure

AMET*
It means "awake" in Beothuk, the language and people who once called present-day Newfoundland home. Today, a unique collection of maps and art helps us understand a people’s story.
By Alanna Mitchell
with art and maps by Shanawdithit

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THE CAT CAME BACK
How Canada's cougars are on the rise — and what that means for us
By Niki Wilson

TRACK RECORD
As geotracking technology on our smartphones becomes ever more sophisticated, we're just beginning to grasp its capabilities (and the possible pitfalls)
By Alex Hutchinson
with illustrations by Anthony Tremmaglia

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Can Geo Travel

20-plus pages of exclusive travel stories with an all-Canadian theme, including an island sojourn off Labrador, whale watching at Tadoussac, Que., world-class heritage and nature in Nova Scotia, a fly-in ale tour along B.C.’s coast, Edmonton’s Ice District and more!

Departments

BIG PICTURE
Celebrating Canada's grandeur

EXPOSURE
Showcasing our photo community

IN A SNAP
Sharing Can Geo via Instagram

ON THE MAP
Land cover change maps allow us to see our impact on the land — and how we can do better
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DISCOVERY

Interview
World Wildlife Fund Canada CEO Megan Leslie on successful environmental stewardship
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Wildlife
Pronghorn migration, an ancient wolf pup, snow depth and snow-shoe hares, killer whales and more

Place
A P.E.I. farming family sets the standard for greener greenhouses
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History
A map drawn in 1768 tells a tiny piece of the story of the Beothuk people

Infographic
Fighting forest fires — from the air and on the ground
Digital extra: An extended Q&A with a wildfire expert

YOUR SOCIETY
News from The Royal Canadian Geographical Society

COMING UP
We explore urban farming’s bright future and the uncertain outlook for the Porcupine caribou herd

OUR COUNTRY
Bestselling author Catherine McKenzie reminisces about her Quebec summer camp
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