Reindeer: ancient migration routes disrupted by roads, dams – and now wind farms

The Arctic is particularly vulnerable to climate change, but efforts to tackle it risk alienating the people who live there.

Simone Abram, Professor in the Dept of Anthropology, Co-Director of Durham Energy Institute, Durham University • conversation
Feb. 8, 2021 ~7 min

Keystone XL: Why I fought for - or against - the pipeline

President Biden has cancelled the permit for the controversial US-Canada project.

bbcnews
Jan. 27, 2021 ~10 min

Baby tyrannosaurs dinosaurs were the 'size of a Border Collie'

Scans of fossilised dinosaur remains reveal they were about 3ft long when they took their first steps.

bbcnews
Jan. 25, 2021 ~2 min

Child marriage is still happening in Canada

Although Canada works to end child marriage abroad, new research finds that it remains surprisingly common at home.

Shirley Cardenas-McGill • futurity
Jan. 12, 2021 ~5 min

Child marriage is still happening in Canada

Although Canada works to end child marriage abroad, new research finds that it remains surprisingly common at home.

Shirley Cardenas-McGill • futurity
Jan. 12, 2021 ~5 min

Pikas are adapting to climate change remarkably well, contrary to many predictions

Pikas – small cousins of rabbits – live mainly in the mountainous US west. They've been called a climate change poster species, but they're more adaptable than many people think.

Andrew Smith, Professor Emeritus of Life Sciences, Arizona State University • conversation
Jan. 7, 2021 ~8 min

Ancient mummified wolf cub in Canada 'lived 56,000 years ago'

Scientists say the cub, which died about 56,000 years ago, is "the most complete wolf mummy known".

bbcnews
Dec. 22, 2020 ~2 min

Climate change: Warmer winters linked to increased drowning risk

Rising temperatures are destabilising lake and river ice, boosting the risk of people drowning.

bbcnews
Nov. 18, 2020 ~5 min

Boy, 12, discovers rare dinosaur skeleton

He was hiking with his father in Alberta, Canada, when he stumbled upon the Hadrosaur remains.

bbcnews
Oct. 15, 2020 ~4 min

1 in 100 blood donations in Canada have SARS-CoV-2 antibodies

Fewer than 1% of the 10,000 samples from Canadian blood donors tested positive for antibodies to the novel coronavirus, initial results show.

Katherine Gombay-McGill • futurity
July 28, 2020 ~5 min

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