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

Tags: dinosaurs canada palaeontology alberta

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

Tags: canada united-states washington whales killer-whales

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

Tags: donald-trump canada united-states oil north-dakota

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

Tags: canada united-states maine

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

Tags: earth-science canada space-exploration european-space-agency greenhouse-gas-emissions earth-observation

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

Tags: earth-science geology canada space-exploration european-space-agency

'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

Tags: insects bees canada united-states

Diamond samples in Canada reveal size of lost continent

A billion-year-old continent was larger than previously thought, Canadian geologists find.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
March 21, 2020 ~2 min

Tags: geology canada

Tyrannosaurus species named 'Reaper of Death' found in Canada

The fossils of the predator, which stood around 8ft (2.4m) tall, were found by a farmer in Alberta.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
Feb. 11, 2020 ~3 min

Tags: dinosaurs fossils canada palaeontology

Microplastics: Premium teabags leak billions of particles - study

The WHO says microplastics in drinking water do not appear to pose a health risk at current levels.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
Sept. 26, 2019 ~3 min

Tags: canada plastic-pollution

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