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Image: Alert, Canada

This Sentinel-1 radar composite image takes us to the northeastern tip of Ellesmere Island (lower-left), where the Nares Strait opens up into the Lincoln Sea in the Canadian Arctic.

dateMar 31, 2017 in Earth Sciences
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Canada to get its own spaceport

Canada is getting its own rocket-launching facility. Maritime Launch Services (MLS) has confirmed its plans to build and operate a commercial launch facility in Nova Scotia, on Canada's east coast. The new spaceport should ...

dateMar 15, 2017 in Space Exploration
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New prehistoric bird species discovered

A team of geologists at the University of Rochester has discovered a new species of bird in the Canadian Arctic. At approximately 90 million years old, the bird fossils are among the oldest avian records found in the northernmost ...

dateDec 19, 2016 in Archaeology & Fossils
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Bird excrement may be cooling the Arctic

(Phys.org)—A team of researchers with members from Canada, Sweden and U.S. has found that bird excrement may be playing a role in cooling the Arctic during its warmer months. In their paper published in the journal Nature ...

dateNov 16, 2016 in Environment report
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