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  • Peaceful activist demonstration COP26 Glasgow Scotland march

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    Reflections on COP26: Has It Saved Us from Catastrophic Climate Change?

    Geologist and university professor David Edwards attended the 2021 COP26 UN climate conference in Glasgow, Scotland as an observer. Here he shares some of his thoughts on the complex, sometimes frustrating, but very necessary, annual international conference.

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  • Ellie Manitoulin Island trail

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    What I Learned from Writing a Territorial Acknowledgement

    Territorial acknowledgements—paying homage to the traditional homelands where an event takes place or a structure is built—are one small way we can show respect to Indigenous peoples within Canada and around the world. Here, Ellie Clin shares what she learned from writing the territorial acknowledgement for Adventure Canada.

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  • Ivory gull bird in flight

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    Partnership Profile: BirdLife International

    Adventure Canada and BirdLife International both support regenerative practices, capacity building, and community innovations to help build a world where nature and people can co-exist in a state of harmony. In this partnership profile, Ian Davidson, BLI’s Americas Regional Director, tells us more about the new Graeme Gibson Fellowship.

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  • Bill Swan with tarts and chowder at Red Bay Labrador

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    The Future of Food in Tourism

    Adventure Canada’s Taste of Place culinary program sources local delicacies directly from growers, harvesters, fishers, and brewers to support local food systems in Atlantic Canada. A key feature of our company's regenerative travel plan, this unique program combines food education, environmental conservation, and culture with delicious results!

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  • Birds in flight Cape Spear

    © Dennis Minty

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    Where Do You Belong?

    In Newfoundland, instead of asking where you’re from, people will often say, “Where do you belong?” Dennis Minty explores this rich question with personal anecdotes about his own sense of place and how his travels have deepened his connection to home.

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  • Young girl watching ducks

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    Photography, Our Children, and the Nature Crisis

    Some of Dennis Minty’s fondest memories are of camping trips with his children, but lately he’s noticed the alarming trend of youth spending far less time outside. In this thoughtful piece, Dennis reflects upon what will happen to our world and our health if we aren’t connected to nature.

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  • Rob Comeau rides in truck

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    Creating Nunavut: Reflections from an Inuk

    Law student, Inuit advocate, and avid qajaq-er Robert Comeau shares his personal reflections as an Inuk living in Nunavut, now more than twenty years on since the creation of the territory. Along with celebrating such successes, Robert challenges readers to acknowledge historical and modern-day challenges faced by Inuit.

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