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Waves breaking on the Ogden Point breakwater, Victoria, BC. Photo by Stewart Butterfield.

We can’t escape effects of rising sea level

Someday, our hilltop house may be waterfront property. It won’t happen soon—certainly not this century, and maybe not even this millennium. However, if global warming continues, the surf may indeed break at the bottom of our driveway. Nature Boy can’t wait. When I point out the timelines don’t work with Read more →

The Ice Ages Gallery

Royal Tyrrell Museum Ice Ages Gallery exhibits and signage

The Royal Tyrrell Museum opened the Ice Ages Gallery in 1999. A collaboration between curators, technical staff, the exhibits team and others, it tells the story of Alberta from two million years ago to the present—the time called the Pleistocene, when huge mammals roamed, great ice sheets came and went, Read more →