A Foodie in the Field: Banana and cinnamon oatmeal

A Foodie in the Field: Banana and cinnamon oatmeal

This will be the easiest thing in the world to make, and also one of the most comforting foods to enjoy before a day in…

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Shop like Ripping a Band Aid

Shop like Ripping a Band Aid

So the few weeks leading up to my departure were filled with lots of exciting things. One of those things, unfortunately, was not that exciting;…

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My New KEEN Boots

My New KEEN Boots

I ordered my KEEN boots online using my sponsorship voucher! I really wanted the Glarus boot and SAIL was even sold out of them when…

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A Foodie in the Field: Instant Moroccan Coucous Recipe

A Foodie in the Field: Instant Moroccan Coucous Recipe

So I started off easy on this recipe experimentation with a Moroccan couscous. This recipe has simple ingredients, a fun spice blend that’s a palate…

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Arctic Facts: Polar Bear Technology

Arctic Facts: Polar Bear Technology

  Did you know that polar bear fur strands are hollow? It’s the hollow and clear properties of the fur that have provided scientists with…

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Travelling light....ya right

Travelling light….ya right

So as I’m starting to get organized; preparing food, reading and more reading, packing to move to a new city, and I’ve been gathering my…

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Paracord;

Paracord; ‘do it yourself’ bracelets

A big thing right now are these Paracord bracelets. Paracord is a nylon-woven rope designed to be durable and flexible. Its commonly used among civilians…

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A Foodie in the field 1: Initiating recipe experimentation

A Foodie in the field 1: Initiating recipe experimentation

With my field season drawing closer, I can no longer ignore the impending doom; I’m going to be separated from my beloved kitchen. I am…

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Thick-billed murre

Arctic Facts: Bring your bug spray

Did you know that mosquitoes can kill birds? A seabird colony of Thick-billed Murres (Uria lomvia) on Coats Island, Nunavut nest on its rocky shores. Lethal…

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KEEN to support research

KEEN to support research

If you’re a biologist like me, 9 times out of 10 you most likely do it because you love it. Why else would be risk;…

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