Monday, May 29, 2017

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Nowhere Left to Roam

Preserving the Reindeer Herd Text and photos by Jonathan Frænkel-Eidse “They’re always trying to make us change, as if what we do is just a lifestyle...

Searching for Arctic Gold

The North Baffin Gold Rush of 1912 By the early 1900s, bowhead whaling in the eastern Arctic was in decline. Whales had been over-hunted and...

Paintings from the Top of the World

Beautiful, untamed, mysterious… The Arctic conjures up many emotions for those who have visited the region, and for those who have yet to experience...

Alexandra Fiord – A High Arctic Oasis

In the extreme environment of the High Arctic, life congregates around resources. A moist lowland, a sheltered warm valley, an open water polynya. Little...

In the Heart of Kuururjuaq

Following Inuit ancestors’ footsteps Taitsumani, once upon a time, in the not-so-distant past, still very vibrant in their elders’ recollections, Inuit travelled along the natural...

Biking Across Baffin Island

When we first came up with the idea of the Arctic2Atacama expedition it seemed straightforward enough. We would attempt an unsupported crossing of the...

At the Floe Edge – In Search of the Unicorn of the Sea

The sun is up, slowly circling the landscape, a gentle dip towards the mountains around 3am. It hasn’t set for six weeks and darkness...

Tossing Tea on the Tundra

Imagine sitting in the middle of the Arctic aurora deafening silence and all you have is your camera and some warm tea. Subzero temperatures...

Project North – Realizing goals and dreams for kids

Just as the snow starts to melt and icicles appear on almost everything, kids (young and old) throughout the North, bemoan the fact that...

A Giant amongst Quebec’s National Parks

On the eastern coast of the mighty Hudson Bay, through a narrow channel etched in spectacular cuestas, concealed beyond the Northern village of Umiujaq,...