Monthly Archives: June 2012

From Gourmet Food to Shotguns: Packing for the Arctic Botany Expedition 2012

One must think of everything when embarking upon a month-long Arctic adventure, explains Paul Sokoloff. Continue reading

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Research in the Northwest Territories: Shipment? What Shipment?

Despite meticulous planning, there are often unforeseen challenges during fieldwork, as Claude Renaud and Noel Alfonso found out upon their arrival in Yellowknife. Continue reading

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Summertime Means Arctic Fieldwork

Paul Sokoloff and his fellow botanists set off in the footsteps, or rather, wake, of naturalist J. Dewer Soper, to Baffin Island, Nunavut. Continue reading

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Looking for Lampreys in Northwest Territories

Two museum scientists head North to collect lampreys and learn more about their evolution in the Arctic. Continue reading

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Ocean Conservation: “Seas” the Day!

Ocean conservation is a complex undertaking, but cooperative solutions are starting to bear fruit. Continue reading

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