Drought funding to get $1.8bn government boost
Sixty affected councils across Queensland and NSW to be handed $1m each Communities reeling from Australia’s worst drought in more than 50 years will be give...
Mexico investigates deaths of over 100 endangered sea tur...
Mexican officials are investigating the recent deaths of more than 100 endangered sea turtles in a sanctuary in the south of the country, the government said...
U.S. court orders Trump administration to enforce chemica...
A federal appeals court on Friday ordered the Trump administration to immediately implement an Obama-era chemical safety rule introduced in response to a 201...
Calgary Ride to Conquer Cancer cancelled due to smoke
"We will have buses at pit stops to transport riders safely back to the start line."
Edmontonians wake up to another smoky sky, but air qualit...
The good news for Edmonton is that air quality is expected to improve throughout the weekend.
New Hampshire woman bears no grudge after losing eye in h...
Apryl Rogers says she has no hard feelings as officials admit ‘the bear is as traumatized as this poor woman was’ A 71-year-old New Hampshire woman who lost ...
Last of Vancouver’s E. coli-shuttered beaches reopens to ...
Trout Lake was closed nearly a month ago, due to high levels of E. coli bacteria.
More heavy rains likely in India's Kerala as flood death ...
India deployed thousands of soldiers and dozens of helicopters to rescue people marooned by the worst floods in a century in the southern state of Kerala, wh...
Acid coastal seas off US putting common fish species at risk
Scientists have shown that coastal waters and river estuaries can exhibit unique vulnerabilities to acidification than offshore waters. This acidification, d...
Making aquafeed more sustainable: Scientists develop feed...
Scientists have created a more sustainable feed for aquaculture by using a marine microalga co-product as a feed ingredient. The study is the first of its ki...
Air quality level at 10-plus in smoke-filled Okanagan; Ap...
Organizers for this weekend's Apple Triathlon in Kelowna have cancelled Saturday's races because of poor air quality from wildfire smoke.
Kerala floods: many thousands await rescue as downpour co...
Indian PM vows more aid and compensation for those hit by worst monsoon in 100 years Thousands of people in the southern Indian state of Kerala are still awa...
Is Africa’s offshore wind power industry starting to blow...
The post Is Africa’s offshore wind power industry starting to blow a gale? appeared first on Environment News South Africa . Africa’s wind power programme ha...
B.C. wildfires map 2018: Current location of wildfires ar...
The wildfire season has kicked off in B.C. and we are tracking the location of the wildfires around the province.
Thirsty emus flock to Australian outback mining town as d...
Australia's worst drought in a generation is driving flocks of emus into an outback mining town in a desperate hunt for food and water, an animal rescue unit...
India's Modi sees Kerala's plight as flood death toll climbs
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi promised the flood-ravaged state of Kerala more helicopters, boats and other equipment needed to evacuate tens of thousan...
Ernesto downgraded to a post-tropical cyclone in Atlantic...
Ernesto was downgraded to a post-tropical cyclone in the Atlantic Ocean on Saturday, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Saturday.
Strong winds stoke bushfires on Australia's east coast
Strong winds intensified bushfires burning across much of the Australian state of New South Wales on Saturday, with the Rural Fire Service (RFS) upgrading wa...
Kerala floods: death toll rises above 324 as rescue effor...
220,000 people left homeless in southern Indian state after unusually heavy rain Pressure intensified on Saturday to save thousands still trapped by devastat...
Kerala floods: death toll rises to at least 324 as rescue...
220,000 people left homeless and thousands still trapped in southern Indian state after unusually heavy rain Pressure intensified on Saturday to save thousan...
Ottawa opens competition to create green jet fuel
The federal government has created a challenge for the makers of aviation fuel to come up with a made-in-Canada green jet fuel for commercial use. Natural Re...
Quake rattles southern Costa Rica, Panama; no damage repo...
A magnitude 6.0 quake struck southern Costa Rica on Friday, close to the border with Panama, the U.S. Geological Survey said, but there were no immediate rep...
Magnitude 6.0 quake hits southern Costa Rica: USGS
A magnitude 6.0 quake struck southern Costa Rica on Friday, close to the border with Panama, the U.S. Geological Survey said.
University of Lethbridge partners with industry professio...
The potato industry has strong roots in Alberta, offering vitality and nutrition to the economic market, and ongoing research is being conducted that could h...
Worst floods in a century kill scores in India's Kerala
The worst floods in a century in the Indian state of Kerala have killed 164 people and forced more than 200,000 into relief camps, officials said on Friday, ...
UK public backs tough action on plastic waste in record n...
Size of consultation response could lead to ‘latte levy’ and other fiscal measures in budget An unprecedented number of people have backed tough action again...
Militia threat hampers Ebola fight in Congo as disease ki...
Militia violence in Democratic Republic of Congo has prevented aid workers from reaching some potential cases in an outbreak of Ebola that has so far killed ...
Province lays environmental charges against the City of E...
The city is facing six charges under the Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act and one count under the province's Pesticide Sales, Handling, Use and A...
City of Edmonton faces environmental charges over herbici...
The province has charged the City of Edmonton with seven environmental offences that are "pesticide-related," according to a news release issued by the Alber...
City of Ottawa saves 50 trees in west-end park from death...
A number of trees in Ottawa's west-end will get axed due to the light-rail transit expansion — but the municipality was able to save 50, thanks to a $25,000 ...
4-tonne canoe unveiled on Annabelle Street
A four-tonne stone canoe sculpture was unveiled Friday for the second phase of a beautifying river access project.
Great Barrier Reef grant risked delaying action, governme...
Exclusive: Giving $444m dollars to small foundation could delay on-ground work, documents reveal The government was warned that there was a “significant” ris...
A novel synthetic antibody enables conditional 'protein k...
Researchers have developed a novel synthetic antibody that paves the way for an improved functional analysis of proteins.
Ants, acorns and climate change
The relatively swift adaptability of tiny, acorn-dwelling ants to warmer environments could help scientists predict how other species might evolve in the cru...
New way to grow blood vessels developed
Formation of new blood vessels, a process also known as angiogenesis, is one of the major clinical challenges in wound healing and tissue implants. To addres...
Wildfire haze clears from Metro Vancouver, but blue skies...
The south coast is getting blue skies, but it will likely be short-lived, according to meteorologists.
Crews make progress on Wardle fire in Kootenay National Park
Parks Canada asking travellers to use caution where firefighters are working along Highway 93 South.
SOUTH AFRICA: Groups fear oil exploration will hurt giant...
Oil exploration could put a prehistoric fish species at risk, according to conservationists.
LOUISIANA: Airstrip planned inside wildlife refuge
An airstrip is in the works at a Louisiana wildlife refuge.
CALIFORNIA: Water tax proposal is back, but this time, it...
California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) is backing new legislation that would create a voluntary tax on water bills in order to fund safe drinking water projects.
PUBLIC HEALTH: Calif. looks to cancel coffee cancer warnings
California might create an exemption for coffee that would reverse a court decision requiring cancer warnings.
ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Musk laughs, cries, denies being 'on w...
Elon Musk called this past year the most difficult one of his career in a new and wide-ranging interview with The New York Times , in which Tesla Inc.'s CEO ...
PIPELINES: Canada OKs building part of Trans Mountain pro...
Canada's energy regulator yesterday said it had given the go-ahead for the construction of a large portion of the Trans Mountain expansion project, which wil...
NUCLEAR WASTE: Westinghouse might clean up leaked uranium...
Seven years ago, uranium leaked from the Westinghouse nuclear plant in the Lower Richland area of South Carolina, contaminating local soil.
DRINKING WATER: D.C. officials to revamp alerts after bun...
After the completion of an internal report that found shortcomings in how the D.C. Water and Sewer Authority dealt with potential water contamination last mo...
WATER POLLUTION: Phish fans crestfallen as officials call...
Rock band Phish says it's "still in shock" after New York health officials at the eleventh hour denied a permit for its three-day festival over water concerns.
CALIFORNIA: Inflation brings price tag to $20B for tunnel...
Adjusted for inflation, California Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown's controversial tunnel project would cost nearly $20 billion, according to the latest estimate.
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