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Ocean blob brings tropical fish to B.C. coast
Something unusual is happening off the coast of British Columbia. Fish species normally found in the warm waters of the tropics are finding their way north — and a blob is being blamed.
Waikiki sewage leads to beach closure
City officials closed most of the beach fronting Waikiki after heavy rains triggered a half-million gallon sewage spill near Hawaii's world-famous tourist district.
Mapping the invisible scourge | The Economist
The capital’s “airpocalypse”, the choking smog that descended on Beijing in the winter of 2012-13, galvanised public opinion and spooked the government. The strange thing is, though, that information about air pollution—how extensive it is, how much damag
Dozens Drop out of "Biased" Energy Board Pipeline review
VANCOUVER - Dozens of participants have dropped out of the controversial National Energy Board review of Kinder Morgan's proposed Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, saying they can no longer support a "biased" and "unfair" process.
Fishing closures in southern Alberta due to hot weather
Certain fishing spots in southern Alberta are temporarily inaccessible due to high water temperatures. The province introduced the closures on Tuesday to safeguard fish populations in rivers and streams that have exceeded temperature thresholds.
Salmon on Vancouver Island threatened by heat wave
River levels in Southern B.C. are at record lows and water temperatures are at record highs. This is threatening the millions of salmon coming home to spawn and the billion-dollar freshwater fishing industry that depends on healthy rivers.
Last New Zealand coal plant reaches the end of the line
Yesterday, one of New Zealand's major energy producers announced that it is planning on shuttering the last of the country's coal-fired power stations in 2018. The plant's extended life comes despite the fact that running it has become economically margin
Cecil the lion's killer revealed as American dentist
Cecil the lion – the most famous creature in one of Zimbabwe's national parks – was killed by an American hunter who has boasted about shooting a menagerie of animals with his bow and arrow, The Telegraph can reveal.
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