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150 WAYS to ENJOY CANADA’S MOUNTAIN PARKS

ON THE TRAILS 1/ Lake O’Hara 2/ Pocaterra Ridge 3/ Big Beehive Trail 4/ Devil’s Thumb 5/ Highline Trail 6/ Lake Agnes Teahouse Trail 7/ Helen Lake 8/ Akamina Ridge 9/ Mt. Assiniboine 10/ Mt. Temple 11/ Berg Lake 12/ … Continue reading

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MARINE SANCTUARIES – US

Why It’s Important to Save Our Seas’ Pristine Places – There’s growing evidence that preserving precious areas not only stops overfishing, it can lessen the impacts of climate change. As the oceans suffer from overfishing, pollution, and the mounting impacts … Continue reading

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ORANGUTANS

Unlike gorillas and chimpanzees—fellow great apes that live in groups and can be followed and observed relatively easily—orangutans live mostly solitary lives. They spend nearly all their time in the treetops, they wander widely, and for the most part they … Continue reading

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GALAPAGOS

A Warming Planet Jolts the Iconic Creatures of the Galápagos June 2017 National Geographic magazine. Suddenly Witman breaks the surface. “It’s beginning,” he tells me with a grimace. He grabs his video camera from the dive boat and disappears underwater … Continue reading

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BALLENAS/WINCHELSEA ISLANDS – Salish Sea Marine Trail

BC MARINE TRAILS The BC Marine Trails Network (BCMTN) is a series of interconnecting marine trails along the entire BC coastline with frequent access points, stopovers and campsites for users of small, beachable watercraft. BCMTN is celebrating the grand opening … Continue reading

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TORNGAT MOUNTAINS NATIONAL PARK

At 9,700 square kilometres, this park is wedged between the Labrador Sea and Quebec. Named for the Inuktitut word Torngait, meaning “place of spirits”. The park has the only non-polar glaciers east of the Canadian Rockies. There is little in … Continue reading

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BEST THINGS to see in CANADA

SEVEN WONDERS of CANADA This was a poll held by Canadian Broadcasting Corporation in 2007. Canadians voted but the final picks were by 3 judges. 1. The Canoe* 2. The Igloo* 3. Niagara Falls*
 4. Old Quebec*, Quebec City 5. … Continue reading

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PLASTIC WITHOUT BORDERS

WE ARE OCEAN LEGACY: A FEDERALLY INCORPORATED, NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION DEDICATED TO ENDING PLASTIC POLLUTION. We are scientists, community organizers, lovers of nature and concerned citizens of the planet. Ocean Legacy was founded to give communities around the world the tools … Continue reading

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COFFEE

THE BEST CAMPING COFFEE MAKERS – 2017 “Life isn’t worth living without coffee.” How do you make the best coffee while camping or traveling? A great cup of coffee is easy and inexpensive to produce, even while camping. If you … Continue reading

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