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  • Harbour seals hauled out on rocks

    © Pierre Richard

    Photo Story

    Seals of Atlantic Canada and the Arctic: Five Fin-Footed Friends to Find on Your Next Expedition

    Learn how to recognize five common seal species, also known as pinnipeds, that are regularly seen on Adventure Canada expeditions. From grey seals on Sable Island to ringed seals in the Arctic, these intriguing creatures are always a delight to spot, whether from the ship, shore, or Zodiac.

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  • Humpback Whale breaching Iceland

    © Pierre Richard

    Photo Story

    Whales of the North Atlantic

    Learn more about some of our favourite gentle giants of the deep, and where and when you are most likely to encounter them. From Atlantic Canada and northern Europe to the icy waters of the Arctic, spotting whales is always a fun time out on deck!

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  • Herd of walruses in water

    © Pierre Richard

    Article | Canadian High Arctic and Greenland

    All About Walrus

    Get to know a blubbery, moustachioed pinniped—the walrus! One of our favourite creatures to spot on an Arctic expedition cruise, you may see walrus either on the sea ice or on land in large haul-outs. Learn more fun facts in this short and sweet article.

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  • polar bear and sub on sea ice baffin bay

    © Jen Derbach

    Photo Story

    Highlights from 2022 Arctic Expeditions

    From Greenland to Nunavut, the Arctic is teeming with life-changing experiences. In this photo story, check out some of our favourite moments from Arctic expeditions in 2022. Iconic Arctic wildlife, spectacular scenery, and incredible ice left us with memories to last a lifetime.

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  • Faroese cuisine cod and potatoes

    © Grace Cordsen

    Article | Faroe Islands

    Recipes of Cultural Heritage: Culinary Traditions of the Faroe Islands

    Get to know the fascinating culinary traditions of the Faroese culture. The Faroes are well-known for their cuisine, which includes fermented lamb, fish, and whale meat, rooted in the islands’ unique and isolated environment. Would you be curious enough to try some on your next visit to Tórshavn?

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  • Dusky Dolphin leaping Antarctica

    © Pierre Richard

    Photo Story | Antarctica

    Whales and Dolphins You Can See on Your Antarctic Adventures

    The Southern Ocean is populated by many whales and dolphins, from the Beagle Channel, across the Drake Passage, and through the islands of the Antarctic Peninsula. Enjoy these fun facts about some of the species that you might come across during an expedition cruise to Antarctica.

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  • Mysteris of the Melting Parmafrost

    Video | Canadian High Arctic and Greenland

    Top of the World: Mysteries of the Melting Permafrost

    Climate change is altering the landscape of the Arctic. As the permafrost melts, it is revealing well-preserved secrets about our past, as well as insights into our future. Watch this video to learn five surprising permafrost discoveries and their significance.

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