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  • The US Military Camp Beneath Greenlands Ice Cap

    Video | Canadian High Arctic and Greenland

    Top of the World: The US Military Camp Beneath Greenland's Ice Cap

    At the height of the Cold War, the United States built a sprawling military complex beneath the ice cap of northwest Greenland. The remains of the experimental subglacial city known as Camp Century still exist today, but climate change threatens to reveal it to the world.

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  • Swimming Centenarians of the Arctic

    Video | Canadian High Arctic and Greenland

    Top of the World: Bowhead Whales

    Bowheads are the largest whale by mass, but they hold another intriguing record-breaking title. Research suggests that these whales can live to be well over a century. See why the key to their longevity may be their Arctic habitat.

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  • The Fourth Grave

    Video | Canadian High Arctic and Greenland

    Top of the World: Beechey Island's Fourth Grave

    Beechey Island is one of the most significant colonial historic sites in the Arctic. Famed as the final resting place of three men from Franklin’s doomed Northwest Passage expedition, it is also home to a fourth gravesite: Thomas Morgan. Who was he? Watch this video to hear his story.

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  • St Johns rocky coastline Newfoundland

    © Dennis Minty

    Photo Story | Newfoundland and Labrador

    Ten of the Best Places to Visit in Newfoundland and Labrador

    Thinking of travelling to Newfoundland and Labrador? Find out more about ten of our favourite places in this special province, featuring fascinating historical sites, charming towns, and huge, sweeping nature. But be warned—once you arrive, it will be hard to tear yourself away!

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  • Jackie iles des madeleines

    Article

    Reflections from a Scientist-in-Residence aboard the Mighty Saint Lawrence

    Jackie Saturno is an environmental scientist specializing in studying marine and land-based plastic pollution. Jackie joined Adventure Canada as the Scientist-in-Residence on the Mighty Saint Lawrence expedition in June 2022. In this article, learn more about what it's like to be a Scientist-in-Residence with Adventure Canada!

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  • Valerie Courtois leading an intention ceremony onboard Ocean Endeavour

    © Jen Derbach

    Article

    Connection With Land is the Fundamental Root of Wellness and Understanding of One’s Place in the World

    Ilnu Cultural Educator and Forester, Valérie Courtois is determined in supporting the development and strengthening of Indigenous nations and their nationhood. In this interview with her, we discuss the importance of Valérie's work with the Indigenous Leadership Initiative, her advocacy for Indigenous peoples' rights, and what you as readers can do to support this work.

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  • Master of the Northwest Passage

    Video | Northwest Passage

    Top of the World: Amundsen's Success

    The first European to sail the infamous Northwest Passage, Roald Amundsen took a remarkably different approach than other explorers at the time. Watch to learn about the lessons he took from Inuit along the way, and how they were instrumental in his successful passage and his later expedition to Antarctica.

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