THE NEW CAN GEO PODCAST
B roadcast journalist David Mcguffin ( ABOVE, right, with RCGS Explorer-in-residence Jill Heinerth) talks to Canada’s greatest explorers about their adventures and what inspired them on EXPLORE, Canadian Geographic’s new podcast. Listen to it at cangeo.ca/explore and soundcloud.com/cangeo.
RCGS WOMEN LEADERS GO TO SEA
For International Women’s Day, on March 8, the Royal Canadian Navy brought a group of 20 women civilians on board the frigate HMCS St. John’s at Halifax. The visit was one of the navy’s multi-day Canadian Leadership at Sea programs, which showcase navy activities, the crew’s service and life at sea. Of this group of business, academic and government leaders, seven were RCGS Fellows ( ABOVE, left to right): Janis Peleshok, Lesley Warren, Jean Marmoreo, Anne Fitzgerald, Claudia Hepburn, Wendy Cecil and Claire Kennedy.
STORIES OF ADVENTURE AND CLIMATE CHANGE AT THE RCGS GEOGALA
RCGS Explorer-in-residence George Kourounis shared tales of his descent into Turkmenistan’s Darvaza gas crater and first-hand insights into how climate change is affecting the global environment at the Society’s February 28 Geogala fundraising event, hosted in Toronto’s historic Berkeley Church.