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Hey, You Stole My Chloroplast!

Like all natural-history collections, the National Herbarium of Canada—a library of nearly 1 000 000 dried plant specimens at the Canadian Museum of Nature—is a powerful tool for research. 657 more words


Travelling by air in the North? Remember these 10 things

When I visited the western Nunavut community of Cambridge Bay recently, a little plastic nose pad or a “plaquette” (as we say in Quebec) fell off my eyeglasses. 750 more words


The New Look In Cruise Ships

by Kevin Griffin writing for cybercruises.com

After many delays, AIDA Cruises’ new 3,268-berth AIDAprima arrived at her new home port of Hamburg, the first of about a dozen ships now on order to feature a new design of vertical bow that will change the appearance of cruising. 1,078 more words


Research Associate in Aquatic Microbial Ecology

A Research Associate position in Aquatic Microbial Ecology at the Imperial College London, Department of Life Sciences, Faculty of Natural Sciences, UK. This is an exciting opportunity to join a multi-institute consortium that is investigating how food webs respond to warming in geothermally-warmed streams around the Arctic.  248 more words

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Field Trip!

The Arctic girls left Anchorage last Saturday night after the NYO athletes’ pizza party. By the time we hit the road, it was after ten, so by the time we got back to Fairbanks it was five in the morning. 839 more words



I don’t particularly think of myself as a wanderer but as I was trying to come up with a name for this blog, I kept going back to something about wandering. 182 more words