About "The North"

The people, places, events and latest research of Canada’s subarctic and Arctic regions, one of the fastest-changing environments on Earth

Canada Goose Arctic Gallery at Ottawa's Canadian Museum of Nature
Beyond Ice
Ottawa's Canadian Museum of Nature unveils its newest gallery, devoted to Canada's Far North
Len Vanderstar on Mount Nirvana June 2016
Photo courtesy CanaTrek
Milestone in Canadian climbing community reached yesterday at Barbeau Peak, Nunavut
Photo: Emilie Goulet
A northern research expedition has been postponed until July due to unusually hazardous ice conditions
floe edge Mittimatalik Pond Inlet Nunavut Jill Heinerth
Photo: Jill Heinerth
"Arctic on the Edge" expedition will see the RCGS' Explorer-in-Residence document the life cycle of Arctic ice and gather Inuit testimony on climate change
Lancaster Sound map
Lancaster Sound National Marine Conservation Area map
Two visions of the landmark proposed marine protected region
Canada Embassy of Norway Royal Canadian Geographical Society Roald Amundsen
Photos: Nick Walker/Lindsay Ralph/Canadian Geographic
The Embassy of Norway has gifted Canada with the first English translation of Roald Amundsen’s Northwest Passage diaries, reaffirming a shared polar past and future 
Amundsen Gjoa 1903 Northwest Passage Inuit
Courtesy Fram Museum
As the famed Norwegian explorer's North Pole diary is translated into English for the first time, a foremost Amundsen expert shares some highlights from the 1903-06 expedition
$8 bread in Iqaluit
Photo: Mary-Lee Aliyak
Conference Board of Canada’s food report card highlights problems territory’s residents have feeding themselves
Purple-stemmed Angelica growing near Makkovik, in Labrador
Photo: Erica Oberndorfer
Just as traditional knowledge of plants is helping northern researchers, the plants themselves have much to teach us about human history in the North
De l’angélique pourpre pousse à côté d’une vieille hutte de terre inuite sur East Turnavik Island, près de Makkovik (Labrador)
Photo : Erica Oberndorfer
Tout autant que le savoir traditionnel des plantes aide les chercheurs dans le Nord, les plantes elles-mêmes peuvent nous apprendre beaucoup au sujet de l’histoire humaine des zones nordiques
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