Polar Bears – Andrew Derocher

Episode Title: “The Arctic Sentinels: Polar Bears and Climate Change” with Andrew Derocher Show Notes: Listen Here In this eye-opening episode of Northern Latitudes, we delve into the icy realms of the Arctic with distinguished guest Professor Andrew Derocher, a leading authority on polar bear ecology from the University of Alberta. With decades of research …

Grizzly Bear Science – Bruce McLellan

Coexisting with grizzly bears into the future will be an increasing challenge and require a deep understanding of these large carnivores and what factors make their populations tick. Based on perhaps the longest uninterrupted wildlife research project done by one individual, this is the intertwined story of the science underlying our understanding of grizzly bears …

The Plight of the Spotted Owl – Sarah Cox

The spotted owl (Strix occidentalis) is a medium-sized owl that lives in the old-growth forests of western North America. Its range extends from British Columbia down to Mexico, but the species has been in decline for decades due to habitat loss, logging, and other human activities. Sarah Cox an award journalist and author based in …

Into the Earth – Christian Stenner

Episode Nine – Northern Latitudes: Find Your Way PodCast Christian Stenner has been exploring caves in Canaada for almost 20 years. We talk abour what got him started, the challenges involved and the lessons learned from goaing places few people dare. Stenner specializies in exploration of limestone and glaciovolcanic cave systems in Canada, the USA, …

#Heartbreak – Florence Williams

Episode Six – Northern Latitudes: Find Your Way PodCast Author Florence Williams joins me to talk about her latest book “Heartbreak” and the role nature can play in the healing process when our heart is broken. Williams shares her personal voyage through the landscape of heartbreak, merging her narrative with fascinating scientific insights. Join us …

Does Primary Prey Theory Protect Caribou In BC?

Caribou are listed under the Species at Risk Act (SARA). The long-term conservation and eventual restoration of stable caribou populations are national and provincial priorities shared by hunters and other conservationists. The Guide Outfitters Association of BC (GOABC) and SCI Canada support conservation, stewardship, and sustainable use of wildlife. Together with conservation partners Safari Club International (SCI) and …

A New Era For Tracking The Health of The Great Lakes

If you’ve ever wondered about the health of your local river or lake, seven million open data points are now at your fingertips.   Information ranging from lake temperatures to levels of nitrates in the water is available on Great Lakes DataStream, a new online platform for sharing water quality data from across Ontario and Quebec.  It’s going live this …