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Wildfire continues to grow
As crews continue to battle the Red Deer Creek wildfire incinerating an estimated 3,000 hectares on Alberta’s side of the border, all of Weyerhaeuser’s forest operations in the area have had to be halted.
Gang of murderous dolphins off the coast of Wales
Bottlenose dolphins off the coast of Wales are in an extra-murderous mood lately, according to concerned volunteers at a wildlife centre who last week watched three of the playful mammals spend 20 minutes ganging up on a porpoise.
Fortune 100 companies saved $1.1B using renewable energy
Clean energy is no longer just the bastion of crunchy granola types and companies hoping to improve their public image. Increasing the use of renewable energy has become a targeted goal of almost half of Fortune 500 companies, and with good reason. Accord
NASA to launch global warming satellite after loss
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Five years after a NASA satellite to track carbon dioxide plunged into the ocean after liftoff, the space agency is launching a carbon copy — this time on a different rocket. Some of the carbon dioxide is sucked up by trees and oceans,
Extreme Heat Drives People to Move
Scientists have long conjectured that climate change would spur families in poor countries to migrate as ever-fiercer storms, floods and other disasters made rural life unbearable. But understanding what specific weather elements would cause people to lea
Alberta scientists track invasive earthworms
Earthworms didn't get to Alberta naturally, and now researchers at the University of Alberta hope to track the locations of those little pink wiggling invaders to limit their populations. Researchers at the school's faculties of science and education have
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