northern Canada

Reindeer Populations in Decline

Reindeer, also known as caribou, are in dramatic decline in the far north. Indigenous communities depend on the herds for food and as a cultural touchstone. A Canadian Innu elder doubts his tribe can survive without healthy caribou populations.


Canada emerging as a nearby energy giant

Canada is emerging as the largest supplier of energy to the United States. It's electricity, natural gas and oil are all being shipped to America, but environmentalists there and here say it's coming with a hefty price tag.

Arctic Explorers

Four hundred years ago, Henry Hudson set sail from England in search of riches. He ended up stranded in the treacherous waters that are now known as Hudson Bay. A look at the travels and travails of Henry Hudson, and some modern day intrepid Arctic explorers who are following his trail.