U.S. EPA withdraws proposed Obama-era rule change for ura...
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said on Friday it has withdrawn a regulation proposed in the last days of the Obama administration that aimed to tig...
Peterborough County man fined for intentionally running o...
The investigation reveals the driver sped up and changed lanes to hit one of the geese.
Hurricane Willa closes in on tourist city of Mazatlan
Thousands of people were evacuated, buildings were boarded up and schools closed on Mexico's Pacific coast on Tuesday as Hurricane Willa threatened to batter...
Changes in snow coverage threatens biodiversity of Arctic...
Many of the plants inhabiting northern mountains depend on the snow cover lingering until late spring or summer. Snow provides shelter for plants from winter...
For a lower climate footprint, vegetarian diet beats local
A new study provides a more comprehensive accounting of the greenhouse gas emissions from EU diets. It shows that meat and dairy products are responsible for...
Plastic to ride: Indonesians swap bottles for bus tickets
Indonesia's second-largest city has come up with a novel way to encourage its residents to recycle waste: giving free bus rides in exchange for used plastic ...
Fisheries minister meeting with fishing industry, scienti...
The federal fisheries minister is meeting with fishermen, fishing industry representatives and marine scientists today to talk about measures aimed at protec...
Shoprite to pay South African customers for reusing plast...
Shoprite Holdings, South Africa's biggest supermarket chain, said on Tuesday it would pay customers for reusing its newly introduced recyclable bag as it joi...
Bonobos make themselves appear 'smaller' than they actual...
Although bonobos and chimpanzees are similar in size, bonobo calls sound an octave higher than chimpanzee calls. Researchers explain this discrepancy with th...
The smell of lavender is relaxing, science confirms
A new review reveals how lavender mellows us out -- and why some day psychiatrists and surgeons might be prescribing patients a whiff of the purple stuff.
Breakthrough test screens for all known bacterial infections
Scientists have developed the first diagnostic platform that can simultaneously screen for all known human pathogenic bacteria as well as markers for virulen...
Gut microbiota of infants predicts obesity in children
Evaluating the gut microbiota of infants may help identify children who are at risk for becoming overweight or obese. The research revealed that gut microbio...
U.S. judge affirms Monsanto weed-killer verdict, slashes ...
A U.S. judge on Monday affirmed a verdict against Bayer AG unit Monsanto that found its glyphosate-based weed-killers responsible for a man’s terminal cancer...
Uber to introduce clean air fee to all London rides
Ride-hailing app to charge extra 15p per mile to help drivers pay for electric cars Uber will charge its customers in London an extra 15p per mile on every t...
Receding lake levels reveal zebra mussels near Gimili
Zebra mussels cover much of the sand just north of Gimli. The invasive species are a concern area residents, for their negative affect on native fish species...
Indian activists smolder over "green" Diwali firecrackers
India's Supreme Court on Tuesday allowed the use of "green" firecrackers for Diwali next month to try to curb pollution, but it was unclear how the rules wil...
Thousands evacuated as Hurricane Willa descends on Mexico
Thousands of people were evacuated, buildings boarded up and classes canceled on Mexico's Pacific coast as Hurricane Willa threatened to batter tourist resor...
We need a fossil fuel non-proliferation treaty – and we n...
Climate breakdown is an imminent threat to humanity. But an international treaty could avert calamity How did government respond to the recent scientific con...
Safer pesticides could contain march of armyworm in Africa
Study suggests biopesticides should be trialled to control plague of caterpillars that’s destroying crops across the continent Experts have identified safer,...
Plague of caterpillars threatening food crisis may be hal...
Study suggests biopesticides should be trialled to control the march of armyworm that’s destroying crops across the continent Experts have identified safer, ...
Sparks fly as India allows 'green' firecrackers for Diwali
India's Supreme Court on Tuesday allowed the use of "safe and green" firecrackers during Diwali festivities next month, but it was unclear how the rules will...
India's top court allows sale of 'safe' firecrackers as p...
India's Supreme Court on Tuesday allowed the use of safer fire crackers and for a two-hour period during the Hindu festival of Diwali, a judge said, when fir...
Powerful Hurricane Willa bears down on Mexico's Pacific c...
Hurricane Willa, an extremely dangerous a Category 4 storm, weakened slightly as it veered toward popular tourist resorts on Mexico's Pacific coast on Monday...
Earthquake of magnitude 5.9 strikes Taiwan: USGS
An earthquake of magnitude 5.9 struck Taiwan, the United States Geological Survey said on Tuesday, and witnesses said it set buildings shaking in the capital...
MEC CEO addresses lack of diversity, inclusion in adverti...
"By updating our approach to imagery to be more inclusive, we hope that more people will see themselves as part of the co-op and feel welcome at MEC."
Alberta Premier Rachel Notley proposes Ottawa get into cr...
Alberta Premier Rachel Notley is proposing Ottawa get into the crude-by-rail business -- at least temporarily -- so that producers in her province can get a ...
Climate Change is Pushing Tropical Cyclones Poleward
Typhoons are becoming more destructive at northern latitudes, according to the first long-term study to document how the storms in East Asia are drifting tow...
Dalhousie hosts panel on how to make ocean cleaner, safer...
The event, held at the Steele Ocean Sciences Building, attracted about 75 people.
Online maps highlight impact of climate change on Canada’...
New online maps let viewers zero in on how climate change will affect their part of Canada's boreal forest.
Microplastics found in human stools for the first time
Study suggests the tiny particles may be widespread in the human food chain Microplastics have been found in human stools for the first time, according to a ...
Feds announce new monitoring of vessel noise impacts on e...
"These whales are at the brink of extinction."
Plante announces creation of new bureau, advisory committ...
The new office, with its own team and a $1-million budget, will be tasked with assessing the project's feasibility.
Dangerous Hurricane Willa heads for Mexico's Pacific coast
The potentially catastrophic Hurricane Willa, a rare category 5 storm, barreled toward tourist spots on Mexico's Pacific coast on Monday, prompting authoriti...
Mystery of how black widow spiders create steel-strength ...
Researchers have better unraveled the complex process of how black widow spiders transform proteins into steel-strength fibers. This knowledge promises to ai...
Will you get a carbon tax rebate cheque? Feds to reveal n...
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is expected to reveal how Canadians will be compensated for the upcoming federal carbon tax on Tuesday.
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Producers blame federal guidelines as customers raise con...
Some buyers are complaining the bulky packaging for newly legalized cannabis is environmentally unfriendly, but producers say government guidelines are to bl...
Availability of nitrogen to plants is declining as climat...
Researchers have found that global changes, including warming temperatures and increased levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, are causing a decrease i...
Fracking wastewater accumulation found in freshwater muss...
Elevated concentrations of strontium, an element associated with oil and gas wastewaters, have accumulated in the shells of freshwater mussels downstream fro...
Genetic profile for a section of Aspergillus fungi
Aspergillus is an important fungal genus, with roles in agriculture, biotechnology, human health, enzyme production and food fermentation. Scientists now pre...
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HAWAII: Survey: Big Island farmers lost $28M because of v...
A survey of Big Island farmers has found that they suffered nearly $28 million in damages because of the monthslong eruption earlier this year of the Kilauea...
MICHIGAN: PFAS concern sparks warning not to eat deer nea...
Officials are urging people not to eat deer from near a marsh that borders a former military base in Michigan's northern Lower Peninsula due to potential con...
WATER POLLUTION: Ill. slaughterhouse is major nitrogen so...
A central Illinois pork-processing plant released more nitrogen from animal waste into waterways than any other slaughterhouse in the U.S., according to a re...
WATER POLLUTION: Idaho, environmental group settle mine d...
An environmental group and Idaho officials have reached a tentative settlement over toxic discharge from an abandoned silver and lead mine in central Idaho n...
WYOMING: Company again seeks permit for coal-to-products ...
A company looking to open a coal mine in Wyoming has resubmitted a state permit application.
COAL: Mich. plant to be redeveloped into clean-power site
A Michigan company is turning a former coal-fired power plant into a clean energy facility.
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