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Camera strapped to eagle offers bird’s-eye view of nature

We've all heard the term "from a bird's eye view," though usually it's in reference to photos or videos shot from the view of an airplane passenger, a sky diver, or maybe even a bungee jumper. But how many of us have really seen...

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6 appetizing apple recipes

Whether they're crisp, tart, or juicy, apples are a wonderful ingredient to bake with, and fall is the perfect time to do so. To make the most of this year's fall harvest, why not try one of the tasty recipes below?

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Winter escapes in cottage country

Think cottaging starts and ends with the long, sunny days of summer? These spectacular winter retreats throughout Canada could give summers at the lake a run for their money.

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10 different ways to cook bacon

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Otters hold hands at the Vancouver Aquarium

Shot by Cynthia Holmes at the Vancouver Aquarium, this adorable Internet-conquering GIF shows two resting otters, Nyac and Milo, grasping each others hands while they float on their backs. This behaviour is known as "rafting,"...

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How to make all-natural bug spray

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Fewer problem bear calls reported in B.C.

While it seems like there's been no shortage of bear encounters this year, WildSafeBC is reporting something different. According to the group, there's been 24 percent fewer problem bear calls in the province than there was at...

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Grey whale expected to survive after a dramatic joint rescue

Last week, a young grey whale was rescued off the west coast of Vancouver Island after being terribly tangled in ropes and other fishing gear. The whale was first spotted by a biologist in Washington State. And though the...

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