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Richard Louv Our Wild Calling

Nature-deficit disorder expert Richard Louv explores the value of our connection to wild animals in his latest book. (Images: Courtesy of Algonquin Books)

Richard Louv Our Wild Calling
An exclusive excerpt from nature-deficit disorder expert Richard Louv's new book Our Wild Calling: How Connecting with Animals Can Transform Our Lives — and Save Theirs
Cod Collapse Jenn Thornhill Verma

Writer Jenn Thornhill Verma revisits the collapse of Newfoundland and Labrador's cod fishery a quarter century later in her new book. (Photos courtesy Nimbus Publishing)

Photos courtesy Nimbus Publishing
An exclusive excerpt from the new book Cod Collapse: The Rise and Fall of Newfoundland's Saltwater Cowboys
A portrait of Jane Goodall

Jane Goodall founded the Jane Goodall Institute in 1977 to research and protect chimpanzees. With 34 locations around the world, including Canada, the institute has also become a world-leader in community-driven conservation. (Photo: Alexandra Pope/Can Geo)

Photo: Alexandra Pope/Can Geo
The pioneering primatologist talks about her time with chimpanzees, what inspired her to become an activist and what individuals can do to help the planet
Ten years after the release of her seminal book Sea Sick, Alanna Mitchell again plumbs the depths of the latest research on the health of the world’s oceans — and comes up gasping

The fin of a humpback whale, a key species for scientists studying the health of the planet’s oceans, emerges from the Southern Ocean’s Wilhelmina Bay. (Photo: Adeline Heymann)

Photo: Adeline Heymann
Ten years after the release of her seminal book Sea Sick, Alanna Mitchell again plumbs the depths of the latest research on the health of the world’s oceans — and comes up gasping
Canadian Geographic, November/December 2019 cover, Wolves

Photo: Ian McAllister

Photo: Ian McAllister
The voters have spoken!
Diana Beresford-Kroeger To Speak for the Trees

Diana Beresford-Kroeger, author of the new book To Speak for the Trees, at home in her garden in Merrickville, Ont. (Author photo: Colin Rowe; cover image courtesy Penguin Random House Canada)

Author photo: Colin Rowe; cover image courtesy Penguin Random House Canada
An exclusive excerpt from botanist Diana Beresford-Kroeger’s new book about how forests can not only heal us but save the planet
Anne Innis Dagg feeding a giraffe at Chicago’s Brookfield Zoo in 2015

Anne Innis Dagg visiting Chicago’s Brookfield Zoo in 2015. The zoo was where she first saw giraffes as a child, sparking a lifelong love of the species and an extraordinary career. (Photo: Elaisa Vargas)

Photo: Elaisa Vargas
The Canadian woman who was first in the world to study giraffes in the wild — and is still considered one of the planet’s foremost experts on the species — is only now getting her due
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and PJ Akeeagok Victor Bay, Nunavut

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and P.J. Akeeagok, president of the local Qikiqtani Inuit Association, walk along the coast of Victor Bay, Nunavut, an area part of the now-official Tallurutiup Imanga National Marine Conservation Area. (Photo: Aaron Kylie)

Photo: Aaron Kylie/Canadian Geographic
Groups agree to plan to conserve the High Arctic Basin, while Tallurutiup Imanga National Marine Conservation Area becomes official
Frozen tissue samples at national biodiversity cryobank of canada

Roger Bull, head of operations at the National Biodiversity Cryobank of Canada, pulls tissue samples from one of the cryobank’s state-of-the-art freezers. (Photo: Alexandra Pope/Canadian Geographic)

Photo: Alexandra Pope/Canadian Geographic
As its one-year anniversary approaches, the cryobank at the Canadian Museum of Nature is ready to grow its collection of plant and animal tissues
the 8 stamps that make up the Bears series from Canada Post

The Bears series showcases four stunning images of Canada's bear species. (Photo: Canada Post)

Photo: Canada Post
The set features photography of Canada’s bear species by Robert Postma and Can Geo Photographer-In-Residence Michelle Valberg
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