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  • Gentoo penguin jumping in water

    © Dennis Minty

    Photo Story | Antarctica

    Penguins: A Cast of Characters

    There are many species of penguin that you can see on an Antarctic voyage, including gentoo, king, macaroni, Adélie, chinstrap, rockhopper, Magellanic, and emperor. In this photo story, wildlife biologist and photographer Dennis Minty helps us take a closer look at eight of our favourite waddling friends.

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  • Lori Mc Carthy feature photo

    © Victoria Polsoni

    Article

    Interview with a Taste of Place Ambassador: Lori McCarthy

    Lori McCarthy is a wild chef, forager, hunter, educator, chronic outdoorsperson, and—most fiercely—a Newfoundlander. In this interview she tells us more about her new book, how people and place connect to food, and why a trip to Newfoundland should be on every adventurous eater’s bucket list.

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  • Drygalski Fjord South Georgia mountains

    © Dennis Minty

    Photo Story |

    Nine Far-Flung Places to Visit by Sea

    No airports. No tunnels. No highways or helipads. Sometimes, it's just best to travel the old-fashioned way—by sea! Here are nine special places Adventure Canada visits that most of us will only ever have the chance to reach via ship. Which of them are on your bucket list?

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  • Lena archaeology site Nachvak Fjord Torngat Mountains photo by Krista Pinter Lachapelle

    © Krista Pinter-Lachapelle

    Article | Newfoundland and Labrador

    Recording the Stories of Nunatsiavut: Archaeology, Traditional Knowledge, and the Future

    Just about everywhere in Nunatsiavut—the Inuit homeland of northern Labrador—you can find archaeology. Human history in the region goes back millennia, from sod houses and tent rings to Christian mission stations. In this article, Lena Onalik, Archaeologist for Nunatsiavut, shares the stories of some of her exciting projects.

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  • Western Brook Pond Gros Morne Newfoundland mountains sky water

    © Dennis Minty

    Article | Newfoundland and Labrador

    Gros Morne National Park: Where the Earth Tells Its Story

    Geology shines on the island of Newfoundland! Admire spectacular landscapes and witness earth’s history for yourself when you visit Gros Morne National Park and UNESCO World Heritage Site. Photographer Dennis Minty shares the park’s must-see spots and tells the story of the banjo-playing geologist who helped bring it to life.

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  • King penguins walking on snow

    © Dennis Minty

    Article | Antarctica

    All About Penguins

    Photographer and wildlife biologist Dennis Minty shares fascinating facts about everyone’s favourite flightless birds. Why do penguins waddle? How do they stay warm in Antarctica’s frigid environment? Find out here, plus learn more about their adaptations, habitat, and conservation status in this handy penguin primer.

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  • Hall of Clestrain virtual tour

    © John Rae Society

    Article

    Take a Virtual Tour of the Hall of Clestrain

    Immerse yourself in the childhood home of Arctic explorer John Rae on this virtual tour of the Hall of Clestrain, located near Kirkwall, Orkney, Scotland. Videos, virtual reality images, and three-dimensional laser scans will make you feel like you’re really there—until you have the chance to visit for yourself!

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