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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.
September 2014 was the hottest on record
U.S. meteorologists say 2014 is on track to break the record for the hottest year on record after a monthly temperature record was broken for the fourth time in five months.
Changing rainfall a worldwide problem | Globalnews.ca
Authors of a United Nations-sponsored book say that flooding in Alberta, toxic algae blooms in Lake Winnipeg and wildfires in Siberia are all connected and that the world can no longer ignore the effects of climate change.
Warmest September on Record
Climate Change, September 2014 was the warmest September on record globally for land/ocean combined, according to NASA.
Birth control pill threatens fish populations
Introducing the birth control pill in waterways created a chain reaction in a lake ecosystem that nearly wiped out a freshwater fish, suggesting that Canada's wastewater treatment facilities need improvement.
SaskPower set to unveil 'clean coal' technology
Saskatchewan has attracted international interest in a $1.4-billion large scale application of technology aimed at reducing harmful emissions from coal-fired power plants. The provincial Crown corporation SaskPower is hosting a major tour of its facilitie
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