How to see Canada’s Yukon territory

On a remote stretch of water just outside Whitehorse, the isolated capital of Canada‚Äôs Yukon territory, you gather onto a dock to load gear into a floatplane. Around you, each face in your group flashes a look containing both eager excitement and anxious nervousness as they await the call to board the plane and transport … [Read more…]

Canada announces plan to ban plastic

The fight against single-use plastic waste took a step forward this week. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced his country will implement a nationwide ban of harmful single-use plastics as early as 2021. Trudeau stopped short of listing specific plastic items that would be banned but said that a scientific review would determine the highest-priority … [Read more…]