Physical geography and topography

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Watermelon Snow

From the vantage of a boat full of artists on an adventure in the high Arctic, biologist Lynne Quarmby explains the science that convinced her of an urgent need to act on climate change and recounts how ...

Passion and Persistence

Diane Pinch’s non-fiction homage to Sierra Club BC provides an overview of the lasting impact the group has had, not only in BC, but in all of Canada. Replete with first-hand accounts, maps, and photos, ...

Peace in Peril, The

Christopher Pollon is a journalist whose work has appeared in The Walrus, Reader’s Digest, and the Globe and Mail. Ben Nelms is a photojournalist whose work has appeared in the New York Times, Maclean’s ...

Dam Builders

Few animals in the world are as famous or as infamous as the beaver, and none save our species has the ability to so dramatically transform its environment. Beavers are remarkable animals. They have teeth ...

Conrad Kain

Conrad Kain is a titan amongst climbers in Canada and is well-known in mountaineering circles all over the world. His letters to Amelie Malek—a life-long friend—offer a candid view into the deepest ...

The Wolf's Head

Immortalized in words and song, the symbol of the great, untreaded Wilderness, the shores surrounding Lake Superior rustle with stories of gregarious legend, unlikely heroes, quiet sorrow, and unmatched ...