Antarctica

Witnessing Arctic Change

On my second day on board ship we saw a cow and calf blue whale,” says Emerald Kains. “The opportunity to share a moment with the largest animals on the planet was so surreal and moving.” Kains, a recent graduate of Vanier Secondary School, was part of the Students on Ice Arctic Youth Expedition that …

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Yukoner is an Explorer in the Far South

“What have I done? Can I handle this?” Devon McDiarmid had just stepped off the plane in Antarctica and, although it was for the fifth time in his life, this panicked thought ran through his mind. The challenges of the southern continent had obviously not diminished with repeated stints on “The Ice”. As a guide …

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