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Glaciologist an example of how to live a life

Glaciologist an example of how to live a life

by Charles Enman, Ottawa Citizen Roy "Fritz" Koerner was one of Canada's most respected glaciologists and a veteran of one of the most daring expeditions that...

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Dr. Fritz Koerner – Le dernier glacier

Dr. Fritz Koerner – Le dernier glacier

par Jean Lemire, La Presse L'auteur est biologiste, photographe et cinéaste. Il a été chef de trois missions à bord du voilier Sedna IV, dont la...

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Memorial Service for Dr. Fritz Koerner: June 1, 2008

Memorial Service for Dr. Fritz Koerner: June 1, 2008

All of us at Students on Ice are deeply saddened by the sudden loss of Dr. Fritz Koerner. Expedition after expedition, year after year, he inspired us all....

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Astronauts Wanted!

Astronauts Wanted!

The Canadian Space Agency National Recruitment Campaign Opens Today! The CSA is looking for individuals who want to be part of the next generation of space...

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New Lesson Plans: Canada’s North

New Lesson Plans: Canada’s North

The Royal Canadian Geographical Society has created a new educational resource to mark the International Polar Year (IPY). The Royal Canadian Geographical...

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New Lesson Plans: Canada's North

New Lesson Plans: Canada's North

The Royal Canadian Geographical Society has created a new educational resource to mark the International Polar Year (IPY). The Royal Canadian Geographical...

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Journey to the ice with James Raffan

Journey to the ice with James Raffan

Canadian Geographic writer James Raffan spent two weeks aboard the Arctic Ambassador last August. This shipboard log of his journey is his second...

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Take the Pledge to Reduce Bottled Water Waste!

Take the Pledge to Reduce Bottled Water Waste!

In 2005 Canadians drank 1.9 billion litres of bottled water (that's almost 60 litres of bottled water per person!). Packaging all this water creates an...

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In the Arctic, you can’t go back to the future

In the Arctic, you can’t go back to the future

By Mary Simon Special to The Globe and Mail Stephen Harper visited Yellowknife this month for the Arctic Winter Games, his fifth trip to the North since...

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In the Arctic, you can't go back to the future

In the Arctic, you can't go back to the future

By Mary Simon Special to The Globe and Mail Stephen Harper visited Yellowknife this month for the Arctic Winter Games, his fifth trip to the North since...

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