Arctic nations meet under threat of new Cold War
The thawing of the polar ice promises Arctic nations new opportunities to open ocean trade routes and offshore oil fields.
Canada revises upward CO2 emission data since 1990
Canada revised its greenhouse gas emission data from 1990 to 2013 in a report Friday, showing it had higher carbon dioxide discharges each year, and a doubling of emissions from its oil sands.
US gears up for wild (Canada) goose chase
Park rangers in the US capital are gearing up for a wild goose chase. Literally.
Mercury pollution danger for arctic ivory gulls
A paper in Proceedings of the Royal Society B today says that mercury levels in arctic ivory gulls have risen almost 50 fold over the last 130 years. Scientists think this increase in mercury pollutants could ...
Science nabs illegal ivory sellers
A Toronto-based company has been convicted of selling illegal ivory in the first case to use a technique for dating ivory developed by a scientist at the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory in collaboration ...
New technique improves forecasts for Canada's prized salmon fishery
A powerful method for analyzing and predicting nature's dynamic and interconnected systems is now providing new forecasting and management tools for Canada's premier fishery.
Canada looks east-west to ship oil after Keystone veto
After US President Barack Obama vetoed a bill to expedite construction of the Keystone XL pipeline Tuesday, petroleum producers are expected to turn to Canadian routes to ship oil internationally, but hurdles ...
Fireballs spotted over western US as Chinese rocket burns up (Update)
(AP)—People across a wide swath of the West, from Arizona to Canada, looked up at the sky late Monday to see a cluster of weird lights followed by an orange tail streaking across the night.
Study finds high levels of equality for Muslim women in Canada
A landmark study on gender equality among religious minorities in Canada sharply disputes the stereotype Muslim women are more repressed by men than other groups of immigrants.
Resilience helps refugees thrive in unfamiliar cultures
People who are forced to seek refuge outside their home country, whether because of war or persecution based on race, religion or political affiliation, are often thought of in terms of the burdens of trauma ...
Net expansion driven by mobile presents risks and opportunities for marketers
A study of 30 major world economies reveals how worldwide internet use continues to expand to more than three billion users, but it also demonstrates also how this growth is being driven by mobile phones ...
FACT CHECK: Both sides in Keystone XL debate bend facts
Supporters of the Keystone XL pipeline, which would run from Canada to the Gulf, say the privately funded, $8 billion project is a critically needed piece of infrastructure that will create thousands of jobs ...
From Tar Sands to Ring of Fire—forewarning changes to Canada's watersheds
The Tar Sands in Alberta, potential development in the Ring of Fire in northern Ontario, declining timber harvest and farming - human activity is transforming Canada's landscape, yet many of the country's aquatic resources ...
Pregnancy-related infection kills endangered orca
An endangered orca found dead off Vancouver Island in Canada earlier this month died after a failed pregnancy caused a bacterial infection, officials said Tuesday.