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'Moose riders' charged under the Wildlife Act
The Conservation Officer Service (COS) says that a year-long investigation has led to two suspects being charged with three counts, including harrassing wildlife, attempting to capture wildlife and hunting big game while the animal is swimming.
Paving roads with pig manure
Pig manure has a high-oil content, and can be blended with rock to create a cheap, renewable alternative to asphalt, and reduce stinky pig waste.
Ottawa moves to get dirty mowers off Canadian lawns | CTV News
OTTAWA -- The federal government wants dirty gas-guzzling mowers to get off everybody's lawn. Proposed new regulations for off-road, small spark-ignition engines have been posted in the Canada Gazette for public comment. The new rules are designed to cut
US carbon emissions drop, now 12% below 2005 levels
US carbon emissions were down slightly in 2015, continuing a period in which economic growth has been accompanied by relatively flat emissions. Compared to 2005, however, the current numbers represent a 12 percent drop. The Energy Information Agency (EIA)
Study: Lots Of CO2 Is Literally Making The Earth Greener
The study is the largest of its kind and was written by 32 scientists from 24 colleges and universities in eight countries. It used three long-term satellite records of plant area and 10 different global ecosystem models to measure increasing plant growth
El Niño devastates coral reefs in Pacific Ocean | The Ring
A team of marine scientists from the University of Victoria and the Georgia Institute of Technology have returned from nearly a month of scuba diving on coral reefs in the middle of the equatorial Pacific Ocean. What they saw will haunt them for a long ti
Subpoenaed Into Silence on Global Warming
The Competitive Enterprise Institute is getting subpoenaed by the attorney general of the U.S. Virgin Islands to cough up its communications regarding climate change. Today a climate change skeptic is being hounded. Tomorrow it might be you.
Southernmost polar bears losing weight as ice shrinks
The world's southernmost population of polar bears has already lost significant amounts of body weight after decades of shrinking sea ice with breeding females suffering the most, says new research from the Ontario government.
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