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: maine canada united-states

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 greenhouse-gas-emissions space-exploration earth-observation european-space-agency

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: geology earth-science 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: bees canada united-states insects

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: canada fossils palaeontology dinosaurs

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

Fossil proves hyenas once roamed Canada's Arctic Plains

A 50-year-old mystery has been solved by scientists who identified the teeth of ancient Arctic hyenas.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
June 18, 2019 ~2 min

Tags: yukon canada arctic

Philippines sends tonnes of rubbish back to Canada

The Philippines says the rubbish was falsely labelled as plastic recycling when it was sent in 2014.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
May 31, 2019 ~3 min

Tags:  rubbish-collection  canada  rodrigo-duterte  philippines

Photographer 'overwhelmed' by response to bald eagle picture

Steve Biro snapped the picture of 'Bruce' the bald eagle at a raptor conservation centre in Canada.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
May 27, 2019 ~3 min

Tags: ontario canada

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