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Story and photos by Émile Brisson-Curadeau

Curious Coats Island

With three glaring absences—human settlements, snow geese and lemmings—this giant island is an...

November 2018 Émile Brisson-Curadeau
Photo by Matt Jacques

A Horse With No Name. For Now

Bands of feral horses have been galloping around the Yukon for the last century. Today, they’re...

November 2018 Jessica Davey-Quantick
Photo by Peter Mather

Lock Down

The September Arctic Moment

September 2018 Up Here
Northern Pike. Photo and illustrations by Paul Vecsei

From Hooked to Cooked

Everything you need to know about fishing North of 60

July 2018 Herb Mathisen
Scientists take a water sample during the Canada C3 trip last summer, as part of one of the largest eDNA surveys ever conducted. Later, this sample will be analyzed and the DNA it contains will paint a picture of the species present in the area. Courtesy Students on Ice Foundation/Taylor Roades

The Clues In The Water

How environmental DNA is showing us all of the life we cannot see

July 2018 Jimmy Thomson
Buff-breasted sandpiper. Photo by courtesy Ronan Dugan

Save The Sandpiper's Dance

How climate change is destroying one bird's tundra dance floor

July 2018 Jessica Davey-Quantick

Rush Hour

Our Arctic Moment for July/August

July 2018 Up Here
Shaggy mane, orange delicious, oyster mushrooms. Illustrations by Beth Covvey

Just For Fungi

Wisdom and warnings on mushroom picking in the North

June 2018 Elaine Anselmi
Courtesy Petter Jacobsen

Those Who Know

The Bathurst caribou herd once numbered 500,000 and in less than two generations, that’s fallen to...

May 2018 Brad Badelt
TESTING THE WATERS: Students learn how to check what's in their water, out in a boat on the Mackenzie River. Photo by Patrick Kane

What's Upstream, Comes Down

Monitoring the vital signs of the Cold Amazon

September 2017 Fraser Los