The new Canada Water Agency—announced in the recent federal Throne Speech—is the first critical step toward transforming how water is managed across the country.
If human societies don’t sharply curb emissions of greenhouse gases, Greenland’s rate of ice loss this century is likely to greatly outpace that of any century over the past 12,000 years, a new study concludes.
A new web game developed at the University of Saskatchewan that uses clever marketing techniques holds promise for teaching online shoppers how to eat healthily.
Worldwide, policies are increasingly aimed at planting more trees and crops both to combat climate change and increase food and fuel production.
Fire and logging are substantially reducing the number of hollow-bearing trees that threatened and critically endangered Australian mammals can use as homes, a new study from The Australian National University (ANU) warns.
As cases of an infectious disease that kills members of the deer family continue to rise in Alberta, a new study sheds light on the risk of chronic wasting disease (CWD) to Canadian caribou — a species officially listed as threatened.
Disturbances can hit Alberta’s lodgepole pine forests hard—including life under the soil, new University of Alberta research shows.
As levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide continue to climb, scientists are looking for new ways of breaking down CO2 molecules to make useful carbon-based fuels, chemicals and other products.
Global populations of mammals, birds, amphibians, reptiles and fish have declined by over two-thirds in less than half a century.
Barren fields and eerie, dead forests on Maryland’s Eastern Shore are some of the obvious signs of an “invisible flood”.
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