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These Greenhouse Designers Are Bringing Fresh Food to Arctic Communities

Stefany Nieto and Ben Canning are providing affordable, healthy food to remote communities, and involving locals in the process.
Jacob Dubé
12.13.17
Quttinirpaaq National Park

This Remote Arctic Park in Canada Can Now Be Visited on Google Street View

Fewer than 50 people visit Quttinirpaaq National Park on Ellesmere Island IRL each year.
Jacob Dubé
10.12.17
polar bear watch

I Guarded an Arctic Base Against Polar Bears at the Frontline of the Apocalypse

The DEW Line was built in the fifties to warn of a nuclear threat. I guarded six workers there from polar bears.
Duncan Ferguson
9.28.17
right to water

An Arctic Community Is in Danger of Running Out of Fresh Water

Iqaluit is a booming Arctic city.
Lisa Cumming
6.12.17
News

Are Whales the Source of the Mysterious Noise In Canada’s Arctic?

A military investigation found nothing but some whales and walruses.
Jordan Pearson
11.3.16
News

The Canadian Military Is Investigating a Mysterious Noise In the Arctic

Hunters say it's coming from the bottom of the sea and scaring wildlife.
Jordan Pearson
11.2.16
Canada

Why Is This Weird Glacier Yellow? The Answer Could Help Find Alien Life

This is the best analog on Earth for Jupiter's moon, Europa.
Kate Lunau
9.27.16
robots

Underwater Robots Are Searching for an Ancient Shipwreck in the Arctic

The disappearance of the doomed Franklin expedition has become the stuff of legend.
Kate Lunau
8.25.16
Canada

Why Does Canada Still Allow Hunters to Kill Polar Bears for Their Fur?

“There are more and more bears,” one Inuit rep said.
Kate Lunau
5.4.16
Toronto

A Canadian Company Wants to Build a Hyperloop to the Arctic (Eventually)

Is the hyperloop the future of transport in Canada, or a pipe dream?
Jordan Pearson
3.24.16
Music

How an Inuit Filmmaker Is Using Virtual Reality to Tell Her Culture's Stories

Nyla Innuksuk is trying to break free from stereotypes while using new media to tell traditional and modern narratives.
Anubha Momin
9.16.15
Hell or Salt Water

Drugs from the Sea

Some trawl the ocean for fish, but marine bioprospectors trawl for microbes.
Matthew Braga
8.16.15
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