Visual Essays

Photojournalism with a twist.

Dark into Light

Crows and ravens don’t deserve our dread. In Murder, photographer Guillaume Simoneau offers a surprising new vision of black birds.

City Fisher

Most people associate salmon fishing with expensive trips to remote rivers. But in Toronto, the salmon are just a subway ride away.

Back to the Future

For the Incas time had a circular structure: The past, present, and future influenced each other continuously. This idea became the foundation for Mater Iniciativa, the agricultural and culinary laboratory headed by Malena Martinez and her brother Virgilio, the internationally renowned Peruvian chef.

The Shearer’s Dance

How a Montana rancher is giving life to a lost art.

Trekking for Change in the High Arctic

French polar explorer Vincent Colliard on his quest to cross the 20 largest ice caps on the planet to help document melting ice fields.

The Quieter Side of the Mountain

Canadian skier and photographer Kari Medig travels the globe in search of an alternate and unsung view of the ski world — and the force that binds it all together.

Meat Futures

How will we overcome animal flesh?

Glorious Scavengers

What it’s like to live with a national symbol.

In the Backcountry There Is Freedom

For this pair of Canadian snowboarders, their love of the sport reached new heights once they left the chairlifts, the competitions, and the rules behind.

The Cover Story

Chile’s lithium ponds provide an electric future.


The Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard enthralls a mix of adventurous travellers and fortune hunters with its majestic scenery and unforgiving climate. But as rapid climate change threatens to overthrow the delicate Arctic ecosystem, raising sustainable awareness of this remote travel destination is becoming increasingly crucial.

A Beginner’s Guide to Fly-Fishing

Some handy advice for novice fishermen who wish to take the plunge.

Hoover Dam

In full bloom, we see nature’s bright palette of desert hues come to life, and simultaneously, the once-slow stride of environmental change happen right before our eyes.

Likely-looking rivers

It was easier to tell someone I was fishing than it was to explain the feeling of limitless, fantastic possibility that swelled inside me when tracing a likely-looking river on a map,

Gaining Ground

Making use of solar power and energy-efficient technology; safeguarding the natural habitats of its animal residents, such as the Gaspé caribou, the wolf, or the ruffed grouse; and favouring the use of low-emission vehicles are among the many ways in which Sépaq strives to reduce the ecological footprint of wilderness management with every passing year.