Alberta Parks Doesn’t Want You Selling Your Reservation

With summer quickly approaching provincial parks are seeing a huge rise in reservations this year. According to Alberta Parks, some 27,000 campsite reservations were made over 24 hours. And now…

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Stop Ontario Parks Backcountry Camping Fee Changes

Sign the Petition: http://chng.it/8kLdx9DKtG​ Summary of backcountry fees for 2021: https://www.ontarioparks.com/fees/bac…​ 2020 thread on MyCCR: https://www.myccr.com/phpbbforum/view…​ 2021 thread on MyCCR: https://www.myccr.com/phpbbforum/view…​ GOVERNMENT POLICYMAKERS TO EMAIL: Minister of the Environment, Conservation…

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Whitehorse takes -50 ° C for extreme cold warning

Temperatures below -40 ° C on Monday and Tuesday gripped the inhabitants of the Yukon capital so far accustomed to a rather mild winter. As always, social networks were quickly…

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Is Oumuamua an extraterrestrial vessel?

Avi Loeb, a prominent astrophysicist and director of Harvard’s Astronomy Unit, recently said that our solar system was visited by an alien vessel. Information that electrified all the press. It refers…

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K2: many dropouts and uncertainty near the top!

On the K2, many retirements overnight and uncertain news for some climbers who could still advance to the top. The clock is ticking. Tomorrow, the weather conditions will be unlivable on the…

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New climate models point to + 5°C: report

In 1896, the Swede Svante Arrhenius estimated that a doubling of the CO2 content of the atmosphere would increase temperatures by around 5-6 ° C depending on the latitude. This hypothesis…

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Seals will kill cod by 2050: Study Finds

Cod could disappear completely from certain areas of the Gulf of St. Lawrence by 2050. Already weakened by overfishing, populations are struggling to recover because of the proliferation of one…

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Oil sands development disrupts wildlife health: report:

In northeastern Alberta, near the oil industry, researchers report lower reproductive rates, modified sex organs and the presence of rat poison in many of the specimens tested. Pekan, marten, muskrat,…

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Right whales seen from space

Studying whales from space, but while being based in Rimouski: this is the challenge that will be taken up by a research team that has just been awarded a contract…

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The oldest terrestrial fossils discovered to date are said to be mushrooms

635 million-year-old mushrooms discovered in China are believed to be the oldest terrestrial fossils to date, an international team of paleontologists believes. These microfossils were found in a cavity within…

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