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Catch up on the latest news from SOI and our network of alumni and partners. Hear about upcoming events, and meet educators and students from our past and upcoming expeditions.

SOI Educator Q&A with Garry Donaldson

SOI Educator Q&A with Garry Donaldson

Garry Donaldson is the manager of migratory birds and habitat conservation for the Canadian Wildlife Service (Atlantic Division). This will be his seventh...

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Malaysian students and teachers: Exploring Arctic wonders

Malaysian students and teachers: Exploring Arctic wonders

  Two Malaysian teachers and four students will be joining this summer's expedition! Check out their coverage in the New Sunday...

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Attention Toronto friends: Arctic 2015 student unveils public art project!

Attention Toronto friends: Arctic 2015 student unveils public art project!

Parr Etidloie, a student who will join SOI onboard the Arctic 2015 expedition in just two weeks, has been involved in a public art project. The unveiling in...

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SOI Educator Q&A with Eric McNair-Landry

SOI Educator Q&A with Eric McNair-Landry

Eric McNair-Landry will be joining his second SOI expedition this summer. He will be working alongside students to create three traditional Inuit...

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T-minus One Month to Arctic 2015!

T-minus One Month to Arctic 2015!

With only one month to go before the start of the 2015 Arctic Expedition, things are buzzing at the SOI home office. The excitement in the air is palpable as...

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A Q&A with SOI Antarctic 2014 Alumnae on their continuing journey

A Q&A with SOI Antarctic 2014 Alumnae on their continuing journey

For most SOI Expeditioners, the journey does not end with the flight home. The experience and memories live on long after the final "Good morning Students on...

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Geoff Green, SOI alumni, and educators named among top 100 Canadian explorers

Geoff Green, SOI alumni, and educators named among top 100 Canadian explorers

Canadian Geographic has just released a list of the top 100 Canadian explorers this year. The focus is on 'modern-day trailblazers,' and redefining what it...

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Expeditions and Inspirations: An Arctic Cocktail Event

Expeditions and Inspirations: An Arctic Cocktail Event

Join SOI's Geoff Green and the Canadian Museum of Nature for an evening of Arctic celebration! Photo (c) Martin Lipman Saturday, April 18 6 pm to 10...

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Ottawa Wave Makers: microgrants in support of Canada’s oceans

Ottawa Wave Makers: microgrants in support of Canada’s oceans

Canada has the longest coastline of any country on the planet, a whopping 15% percent of the entire world's coast. Healthy oceans are vital to our...

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Join James Raffan’s book launch in support of SOI Scholarship Program

Join James Raffan’s book launch in support of SOI Scholarship Program

Join us Saturday March 21 at the Chelsea United Church for an evening of readings, stories and songs with author, geographer, polar historian James Raffan...

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