In our backyard: What climate change in Canada looks like — Read on www.cbc.ca/news2/interactives/inourbackyard/index.html Canada’s public broadcaster, the CBC, has created and excellent web resource highlighting some of the predicted and real impacts the changing climate will have on Canada
Articles to support courses in Canadian Geography, specifically physical geography topics including physical systems and processes in shaping
the natural environment and the many ways in which the natural environment
influences the types of human activity that take place in Canadian communities, such as transportation, recreation, and industrial processes.
Canadian Geographic has just released a short article that certainly begs the half-full-half-empty glass question, or, this case, forests. Over 90% of Canada’s intact* forest is boreal forest, making it, at 300 million hectares, the largest intact forest in the
Spectacular, Caribbean-like vistas and clear water define this wild and little-known corner of Nova Scotia. But with increased media attention, and more and more people looking for unspoilt places to visit, hopefully the islands can have the proper safeguards in
Now this is a web-based app I could spend hours exploring: IRIS 3D Earthquake viewer I can’t wait to introduce it to my classes. What a great way to help students visualize subduction, amongst other things. You really must take
Canadian Geographic has just released an infographic updating Canada’s protected areas. Canadians can be proud of our protected areas – national parks and many (but not all) provincial parks – but we still have a long ways to go! To