Jan 28, 2013 | 6:06The Trailbreaker Antarctic Recovery Called Off Audio
The Trailbreaker Antarctic Recovery Called Off Jan 28, 2013 | 6:06The Trailbreaker's Joslyn Oosenbrug speaks with Peter West of the National Science Foundation about the twin otter airplane that crashed in Antarctica with three Canadians on board. The U.S. Government Agency manages the U.S. Antarctic program, and is co-ordinating recovery efforts with New Zealand. Over the weekend they made the call to leave the plane where it crashed. The wreckage is largely embedded in snow and ice on a steep mountain slope.
Oct 30, 2012 | 4:12The Trailbreaker Higher Ground Audio
The Trailbreaker Higher Ground Oct 30, 2012 | 4:12Nahendeh MLA Kevin Menicoche talks to Trailbreaker host Joslyn Oosenbrug about whether the entire community of Nahanni Butte should be moved across the Liard River, to higher ground. That's after flooding this spring covered most of the community in water, damaging homes, community buildings, and personal belongings.
Jan 11, 2013 | 7:06The Trailbreaker Citizen Science Audio
The Trailbreaker Citizen Science Jan 11, 2013 | 7:06Results are starting to come in from Christmas bird surveys across the Northwest Territories. These counts couldn't happen without the help of citizen scientists -- regular people who don't necessarily have any formal training in bird identification. Bob Farmer is a researcher who's been looking into how experience levels affect the quality of the data collected.
Apr 25, 2013 | 8:21The Trailbreaker Not Such a Pipe Dream After All? Audio
The Trailbreaker Not Such a Pipe Dream After All? Apr 25, 2013 | 8:21Last summer Premier Bob McLeod got in the middle of a spat between the Premiers of Alberta and BC.
He suggested Alberta consider a northern route for a bitumen pipeline--through the Northwest Territories to the Arctic coast.
Some analysts called it a