Climate change: Warmer winters linked to increased drowning risk

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

Nov. 18, 2020 ~5 min

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Boy, 12, discovers rare dinosaur skeleton

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

Oct. 15, 2020 ~4 min

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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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Tahlequah: Killer whale who carried dead calf for days is pregnant

Tahlequah captured the world's attention when spotted carrying her dead calf for 17 days.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
July 28, 2020 ~3 min

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Dakota Access Pipeline: Judge suspends use of key oil link

The pipeline, which protesters fought against, is ordered to conduct a fresh environmental review.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
July 7, 2020 ~5 min

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Canada v US: Loon stabs eagle through heart

The loon, which is on Canada's dollar coin, and the eagle, America's national bird, fought to the death.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
May 22, 2020 ~2 min

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Methane observing firm eyes UK for key base

Canadian firm GHGSat, which carries out methane monitoring from space, looks to set up a UK hub.

By Jonathan Amos • bbcnews
May 14, 2020 ~5 min

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Scientists explain magnetic pole's wanderings

The North Magnetic Pole has been racing across the top of the world, from Canada towards Siberia.

By Jonathan Amos • bbcnews
May 5, 2020 ~4 min

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'Murder hornets' land in the US for the first time

The "shockingly large" hornets can kill humans with their sting and are known to destroy beehives.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
May 4, 2020 ~4 min

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During coronavirus hospital surge, a midwife recommends home birth

During a pandemic, a home birth starts looking better every second. Midwives with their specialized skills in low-risk normal birth can be of great service.

Manavi Handa, Associate Professor, Midwifery Education Program, Ryerson University • conversation
March 22, 2020 ~7 min

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