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  • Josh Powell on horseback

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    Where Are They Now? Young Explorer & Scientist-in-Residence Joshua Powell

    Joshua Powell is a conservation biologist, researcher, policy advisor, and explorer. He joined the 2016 class of Young Explorers on Adventure Canada’s Heart of the Arctic expedition and later returned as a Scientist-in-Residence on Scotland Slowly. Learn more about Joshua’s accomplishments in this Q&A.

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  • Jackie iles des madeleines

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    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

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    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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  • Young Explorer Grace Cordsen

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    Where Are They Now? Young Explorer & Scientist-in-Residence Grace Cordsen

    Grace Cordsen is an explorer, researcher, and entrepreneur. She joined the 2018 class of Young Explorers on Adventure Canada’s North Atlantic Saga expedition and later returned as a Scientist-in-Residence on Greenland & Wild Labrador. Learn more about Grace’s successful projects since in this Q&A.

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  • Aleks filming Joshua on expedition

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    Where Are They Now? Young Explorer Aleksandr Rikhterman

    Aleksandr Rikhterman is an expedition documentary filmmaker and video producer. He joined the 2016 class of Young Explorers on Adventure Canada’s Heart of the Arctic expedition. Learn more about Aleksandr’s filmmaking success since his time as a Young Explorer in this Q&A.

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  • Natalie Treadwell recent headshot

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    Where Are They Now? Young Explorer Natalie Treadwell

    Natalie Treadwell is an artist and cartographer from Anchorage, Alaska. She joined the 2016 class of Young Explorers on Adventure Canada’s Heart of the Arctic expedition. Learn more about Natalie’s artistic and academic successes since her time as a Young Explorer in this Q&A.

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  • 2016 young explorers group photo Ocean Endeavour

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    Young Explorers: Encouraging Innovation in the Sciences, Art, and Conservation

    The Young Explorers Program brings youth on board select Adventure Canada expeditions to conduct academic research projects, network with other professionals, engage in cultural exchange, and participate in life-changing experiences. Learn more about the program and some of its key successes.

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