By Jennifer Fraser and Noah Stemeroff
Earlier this year, Explore, a multimedia company that operates the largest live nature camera network on the planet, noticed that one of its livestreams was going viral. The feed in question broadcasts from Churchill, Manitoba. Positioned directly beneath the auroral oval, this camera offers viewers a chance to catch a glimpse of the spectacular auroral displays that grace the city’s skyline nearly three hundred days of every year.
By Matthew Bellamy
Few nations are more blessed by nature than Canada when it comes to brewing beer. The vast northern territory has ideal climatic conditions to produce all of the natural ingredients—barley, hops, and fresh water—to manufacture a perfect pint.
In the “Making Tracks” series, RCC fellows and alumni present their experiences in environmental humanities, retracing the paths that led them to the Rachel Carson Center. For more information, please click here. “Albrecht and Alan at the Alte” By Alan MacEachern In retrospect, mine… Continue Reading “Making Tracks: Alan MacEachern”
By Tina Adcock “Friday. Left Peace River Aug 30 1929 ran on sand bar, had to stay all night, rained to beat heck.” With this tweet, Derryl Murphy began to narrate a family history that would soon gain a much larger audience than tales… Continue Reading “@TrapperBud and the History of Northern Canada”
This photo was taken a few months ago at the Churchill Northern Studies Centre in northern Canada. The sun is currently in a period of solar maximum and Churchill lies directly in the auroral zone, allowing for a series of fantastic displays in February… Continue Reading “Photo of the Week: Shane McCorristine”
Post by John Sandlos and Arn Keeling Mention the words “zombie mine” and you risk conjuring images of grotesque undead figures lurking in dark abandoned tunnels, more the stuff of movie or video game fantasies than anything to do with mining in the real… Continue Reading “Living with Zombie Mines”