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Autumn Peltier is the chiefwater commissioner for Anishinabek Nation. (Photo: Manuel Elias/UN Photo)

Photo: Manuel Elias/UN Photo
Environmental activist and chief water commissioner for the Anishinabek Nation on the importance of protecting fresh water
plastic bag in ocean

Canada has announced six plastics items will be banned by the end of 2021. (Photo: Fairware)

Photo: Fairware
A roundup of all things plastics, including the items set to be banned in Canada by the end of 2021

Frenchman River Valley. (Photo: Dana Reiter/Liber Ero)

Photo: Dana Reiter
Cattle grazing helps to conserve endangered grasslands as well as the habitat for many species at risk
Downtown Winnipeg framed by fall leaves

Photo: Anthony Urso/ @anthony_urso

Photo: Anthony Urso
Photos from our Can Geo Instagram community showcase the beauty of the changing season across the country

A Book of Ecological Virtues, Cathedral Grove on Vancouver Island.

The Anthropocene is a proposed geological epoch dating from the commencement of significant human impact on Earth's geology and ecosystems
great blue heron standing in a river

A great blue heron cools his feet in the Chown River, near Masset, Haida Gwaii. (Photo: Harold Fleming/Can Geo Photo Club)

Photo: Harold Fleming/Can Geo Photo Club
For World Rivers Day, we've compiled a list of must-read books about rivers
The planet is in the midst of drastic biodiversity loss that some experts think may be the next great species die-off. How did we get here and what can be done about it?

Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman. (Photo: Apple TV+)

Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman, stars of Apple TV+’s new series Long Way Up, on electric travel, sustainability and where they’re headed after the pandemic
people pull debris from ocean

(Photo: Simon Ager/Crew of the Swell)

Photo: Simon Ager / Crew of the Swell
In the first week of cleanup activities, more than 26 tons of marine debris was pulled from the ocean
A ship sails through the water against an orange sky

Photo: Kevin Wheeler/@kevin_wheeler_photography

Photo: Kevin Wheeler/@kevin_wheeler_photography
See the impact of the West Coast wildfires through the lenses of our Can Geo photo community 
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