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    Video | Canadian High Arctic and Greenland

    Episode 3: “The Idea of North”

    Inspired by a ground-breaking 1967 radio documentary by Glenn Gould, 'The Idea of North' is an engaging meditation on some of the many ways in which the North is cast in the human imagination.

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    © Dennis Minty

    Article | Canadian High Arctic and Greenland

    The Greenland Norse: Why Did They Disappear?

    Why were the Norse so keen to find new lands? Why did their Greenland settlements eventually fail? And, when we picture the Greenland Norse, why is an image of a farmer perhaps more apropos than one of a pillaging Viking?

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    Photo Story | Newfoundland and Labrador

    Why Are There No Snakes on the Island of Newfoundland?

    In this humorous combination of science and history, renowned Adventure Canada photographer Dennis Minty takes us through a compelling photo story to answer this intriguing question. Join him to learn about snakes in Newfoundland, and along the way, you’ll discover more about ocean currents, glaciers, cod, and moose, too!

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    Photo Story

    Northern Jewels Part 2: Greenland’s Southwest Coast

    Esteemed photographer Dennis Minty has travelled with Adventure Canada since 2002, when he first joined an expedition throughout Iceland and Greenland. In this two-part photo essay, Dennis takes us on a tour of this beautiful region of the Arctic, showcasing how that journey had the power to change him forever.

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    © Dennis Minty

    Photo Story

    Northern Jewels Part 1: Iceland and the Norse Archaeological Sites

    Esteemed photographer Dennis Minty has travelled with Adventure Canada since 2002, when he first joined an expedition throughout Iceland and Greenland. In this two-part photo essay, Dennis takes us on a tour of this beautiful region of the Arctic, showcasing how that journey had the power to change him forever.

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    Article | Newfoundland and Labrador

    Rich Ground

    Whether it’s music, storytelling, comedy, or visual arts, what is it that makes the province of Newfoundland and Labrador such a cultural hotspot? No “angishore” of an artist himself, Dennis Minty’s analysis of his creativity-loving home may have you tapping your feet just reading along.

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    © Jason van Bruggen

    Video | Canadian High Arctic and Greenland

    Episode 2: “Ice Walker”

    Episode 2: In this next episode of the video series 'Inside an Explorer’s Arctic Journal', Dr. James Raffan takes us onto the Arctic ice and into his lifetime of learning with polar bears and Northern peoples. This presentation will inspire you, make you laugh, possibly make you cry, and certainly will give you pause to consider the future of planet Earth.

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