Yukon

At Play in the Phantom Range

At Play in the Phantom Range

“There’s way too much cloud up ahead,” said our Cessna pilot, betraying an iota of fluster that marred his showy demeanour of unflinching calm. We were on a two-hour glacier flight over Canada‚Äôs highest peaks, yet the promised view of our regal surroundings had so far proved elusive. Several glances from the pilot towards a […]

Yukon Glacier Research Facility Hit by Cuts

Yukon Glacier Research Facility Hit by Cuts

One of Canada’s oldest and most celebrated scientific research stations is racing against the clock to avoid having to close its doors. The Kluane Lake Research Station, located in the Yukon adjacent to the largest non-polar icefield in the world, is one of a handful of scientific outposts to have its funding cut by the […]