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Planktonia

When people hear the word "migration," they think of animals that move from a feeding area to a breeding area and back each year. But the greatest migration on Earth happens twice every night. The movement ...

Articulating Dinosaurs

By (author) Brian Noble
Categories: Palaeontology

In this remarkable interdisciplinary study, anthropologist Brian Noble traces how specimens and humans create dinosaurs together. He examines the resurrection of two of the most iconic and gendered dinosaurs: ...

The Peace-Athabasca Delta

By (author) Kevin P. Timoney
Categories: Applied ecology

In the delta, water is boss, change is the only constant, and creation and destruction exist side by side. The Peace-Athabasca Delta in northern Alberta is a globally significant wetland that lies within ...

Cold Comfort

Graham W. Rowley (1912-2003) was a research professor of northern and Native studies at Carleton University, Ottawa.
Susan Rowley, Graham Rowley’s daughter, is co-editor of Uqalurait: An Oral History ...

Ebb and Flow

Ebb and Flow was named one of 2007’s "best science books" by Peter Calamai, science editor of the Toronto Star [Dec. 30, 2007]. He calls it a "wonderful resource book. Tom Koppel seems to have visited ...

Cod: The Ecological History of the North Atlantic Fishery

The devastation of many of the greatest North Atlantic cod stocks, particularly those of Newfoundland and Labrador and the Grand Banks, has become an icon for the unsustainable relation between human ...