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Cover of New Views by Alastair Bonnett
Images courtesy Aurum Press
In his new book, social geographer Alastair Bonnett promises 50 maps unlike any you've ever seen. Here's a look at six of our favourites.
illustration by Charlene Chua
Illustration: Charlene Chua/Canadian Geographic
Insects are by far the most populous species on the planet, but they seem to be disappearing. Why aren't more people concerned?
tiger shark
Photo: Albert Kok/Wikimedia Commons
Meet some of the incredible toothy predators swimming off our shores
Photo: Aaron Williams
Photo: Aaron Williams
A former firefighter offers a glimpse at the day-to-day lives of the men and women who rush into danger each summer to protect life and property
Satellite image of Antarctica Weddell Sea with sea ice and extra-tropical cyclones from September 25, 2017
Image: MODIS-Aqua via NASA Worldview; sea ice contours from AMSR2 ASI)
Researchers say the naturally occurring ice-free area, called a polynya, is a rare opportunity to study heat transfer between the ocean and atmopshere in the southern polar region
NASA, NASA ABoVE, Arctic, North, science, climate change
Photo: NASA ABoVE
To better understand how the North is changing, the 'The Arctic-Boreal Vulnerability Experiment' combines remote-sensing technology with the expertise of Indigenous hunters and scientists on the ground
NASA, NASA ABoVE, Arctic, North, science, climate change
Photo: NASA ABoVE
Afin de mieux comprendre comment le Nord se transforme, l’expérience « The Arctic-Boreal Vulnerability Experiment » combine la technologie de télédétection aux compétences des chasseurs autochtones et des scientifiques sur le sol
north atlantic right whale gulf of st. lawrence
Photo: Larissa Schiffmann/Can Geo Photo Club
Results of necropsies on six whales that died this summer in the Gulf of St. Lawrence reveal blunt force trauma and chronic entanglement as cause of death
bear 148 in banff national park
Alex Taylor/Parks Canada
In spite of the best efforts of researchers and wildlife managers, the life of Bear 148 was destined to be cut prematurely short
polar bear, wapusk national park, Best Wildlife Photography 2018, Daisy Gilardini
Photo: Daisy Gilardini
Photographer Daisy Gilardini talks about polar bears in Wapusk National Park and her Best Wildlife Photography 2018 cover shot
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