Walruses of Canada

Walrus or Aiviq in Innuktitut (language spoken by the Inuit of Canada). The walrus (Odobenus rosmarus) is a pinniped mammal. It is the only representative of the family Odobenidae, a name derived from the Greek words for “teeth” and “walk”, which refers to the way walrus use their tusks to move on ice. In Atlantic […]

The icebergs

An iceberg is a block of freshwater ice drifting on the oceans. These blocks, often very large, have broken off from the glaciers that form in the polar regions. 90% of the volume of an iceberg is located under the surface of the water. For a large iceberg whose apparent height out of water is […]

A famous shipwreck

The Titanic is a British transatlantic liner. The name “Titanic” comes from Transatlantic, an adjective that means “crossing the Atlantic”. It sank in the North Atlantic Ocean in 1912 following a collision with an iceberg. More than 1,500 people died among the 2,240 passengers and crew on board.