New climate models point to + 5°C Change

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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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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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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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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More Canadians Getting Out For Winter Camping

The demand for winter camping is very strong this year at the Parc régional de la Rivière Gentilly where a dozen sites are cleared of snow and frequented every weekend…

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A snowmobiler dies in Saint-Alexis-des-Monts

A snowmobiler died Saturday morning in the Saint-Alexis-des-Monts sector in Mauricie after going off the trail and hitting trees. According to information from the Sûreté du Québec (SQ), the 62-year-old…

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ADVICE FROM AVALANCHE CANADA AND THE ALPINE CLUB OF CANADA

This winter, many people are expecting the backcountry’s wide-open spaces to be more popular than ever – but they’ll also be a little different due to COVID-19. To help you…

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MEC, sold to an American fund, will no longer be a coop

Late last year, the Vancouver-based retailer also announced that it had taken shelter from its creditors in order to “facilitate the transaction”. The new owner is Kingswood Capital Management, a…

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