My wife, Laura, posted this photo on Facebook recently – and for good reason given all the strife lately. Surely there is way for all of us to respect other religions and not be intentionally provocative. That doesn’t solve anything!
Here in Canada, we are very familiar with how the Coast Mountains of BC influence the precipitation patterns of places along the west coast like Vancouver, Tofino and Ucluelet. It’s a classic case of moist, west winds from the Pacific being
Warning: Political views expressed below… Wow! Can you believe it? 1% of people own (almost) ½ the world. It just doesn’t seem right. What is especially galling is how in countries with full democracies like Canada, the UK, Western Europe,
Here’s one for the GeoTransportation page, but don’t let that stop you from reading on… The National Geographic Education Blog has a great write up and accompanying videos on Container Shipping. I know, your eyes are glazing over – but
J Tuzo Wilson was a Canadian scientist whom every Canadian should know. I realize not all of us are Geo-Geeks, but the contributions this man made to our understanding of how the world works are immense. I remember first hearing
Climate AND humans? A new study using ancient DNA, fossils, & models contributes to a classic problem in paleoecology
Good reading that negates the perennial “this” versus “that” debate and shows how science is a complex, interwoven fabric of causes, effects and feedback loops.
Back in the good old days of chalk talk and overheads, I took a certain pride in my geography diagrams of convergent and divergent plates and the global circulation model. In fact, I still use the whiteboard and coloured markers
No doubt, it is all over the news by now. Here is the word, direct from NASA and NOAA with additional perspective from BBC News: NASA announcement & video NOAA announcement & maps BBC News article
Sorry to get all the fossil hounds excited for this post, but I’m talkin’ basketball here. Twitter has created a visualization of where fans of the various NBA teams are located across North America and it’s worth a look: Canada is
You never know what you might find when you go for a stroll on the beach! But this was 20 years ago. As a young lad, Michael Arsenault found the fossil shown here and for years it stayed under his bed,