COVID-19 is not the only threat to humanity

As the planet grapples with a pandemic, COVID-19 is not the only threat to humanity. A drinking water crisis is underway, as the increasing world population forces the consumption of…

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Ontario provincial parks to remain closed until end of May

The province has announced that all provincial parks and conservation areas will remain closed until at least May 31 in effort to slow the spread of COVID-19. The parks were…

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Notice to allergy sufferers: early start of the allergy season in 2020

Spring is coming to Canada. The sun is shining, the birds are singing and love is in the air – just like pollen! Pollen is released in large quantities into…

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Climate change has uncovered one of the largest caves in Canada

A massive cave discovered in 2018 in Wells Gray Provincial Park, British Columbia, has gone undetected for hundreds of years because it was filled with ice and covered in snow,…

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Perfect recipe for an invasion of locusts

In August 2019, the East African Crop Surveillance Network expressed concern over the increasing risk of locust invasions in Sudan and Ethiopia. Already in December, the first alerts of massive…

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Melting Glaciers Reveal 1000 Year old Mittens

If there is one scientific area that can welcome climate change, it may be archeology: the melting of Norwegian glaciers is a source of happiness for archaeologists. Mittens, shoes, knives,…

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Newport Beach home to rare bioluminescent waves

Newport Beach bioluminescent waves Mark Girardeau, owner of Orange County Outdoor, witnessed bioluminescent waves in Newport Beach, California on Wednesday night with two photographer friends Royce Hutain and Patrick Coyne….

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BC ban on open burning now in effect for B.C.

ban on open-burning now in effect As of Thursday April 16th, British Columbia is banning most open-burning activities. The following activities will be prohibited, and these restrictions will remain in…

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Wakey Wakey: Hungry black bears waking up in B.C.

It’s that time of year again. Our furry friend black bear is waking from hibernation and is wandering forests and maybe even backyards. There have already been a few sightings…

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Parks Canada suspends camping until at least May 31

Parks Canada says there will be no camping or group activities at all national parks across the country until at least June. On April 15, Parks Canada updated their COVID-19…

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