El Niño heads North: how tropical weather affects the Arctic | CBC

(2023)

CBC Northbeat segment on El Niño and its predicted impact on the North. First aired November 2023. The Canadian Territories (Yukon, Northwest Territories and Nunavut,) are expected to see a warmer than usual winter this year partly as a result of the weather phenomenon El Niño.


Written and presented by Taylor Holmes.

What are the Auroras?

(2024)

Have you ever wondered what causes the auroras, also called the northern lights (or southern lights). Here’s the science behind this marvellous natural phenomenon.

Written and produced by Taylor Holmes.
 
All unattributed photos/videos are my own.

How Indigenous communities are working to preserve their traditional languages | Calgary Journal

(2023)

Indigenous people across Canada are revitalizing their languages for themselves and future generations. Nakoda  knowledge-keeper and Travis Jimmy John and former CBC Igalaaq host Rassi Nashalik share their experiences in this mini-documentary.

 

Written and produced by Taylor Holmes.

Fashion in Africa | Colonization, Rebellion & Reclamation

(2023)

An analysis of fashion as means of power and control in West and Southern Africa. The video highlights several cultures including the Swazi, Herero, and Kongolese.

Written and produced by Taylor Holmes.

Why bird populations are declining?

(2022)

A study led by Dr. Kenneth Rosenberg published in 2019 found that North America has lost a net of 2.9 billion birds since 1970, 29% of birds, and a study from 2021 found similar declines in Europe. 

Written and produced by Taylor Holmes.
 

How to Bird: A beginner’s guide to birdwatching?

(2022)

A short video explainer detailing tools, tips and tricks used to make the most out of birdwatching. It also includes some recommended places in Southern Alberta for birdwatching.

Written and produced by Taylor Holmes.