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Site C dam approved by B.C. government
B.C. has approved the $9-billion Site C dam — a massive hydroelectric project that would flood a large area of the Peace River Valley in northeastern B.C.
With future uncertain, Colorado shields its water
DENVER (AP) — With demand increasing across the West, Colorado is drawing up a strategy to keep some of the trillions of gallons of water that gushes out of the Rocky Mountains every spring — most of which flows downstream to drought-stricken California,
Bill C-22 would rewrite the rules for oil spill cleanups
Concern is growing around Bill C-22, which would change the rules around oil spill cleanups. The technology for cleaning up oil spills, such as using chemical dispersants, is not widely understood, and its impacts on Arctic waters has yet to be fully deba
Rare 'frost flowers' form on B.C. lake
While these bizarre “frost flowers” may seem like something sprung from the imaginations of the creators of Disney’s “Frozen,” they’re actually a real – if very rare – phenomenon.
Antarctic sea ice measured by underwater robot
Measuring the thickness of Antarctic sea ice, an important gauge of environmental conditions in this remote polar region in a time of global climate change, has proven to be a tricky task. But an underwater robot is providing a nice solution.
‘Jellified’ lakes coming to Canada
Lakes in the Canadian Shield are slowly becoming "jellified," a legacy of acid rain that changed the water chemistry and has made life easier for a tiny crustacean with a big jelly blob on its back.
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