Alberta

climate change

Here's an Interactive Map That Shows How Climate Change Will Affect Your Town in 60 Years

If we do nothing to curb greenhouse gas emissions, the weather in New York City will feel like Alabama and Los Angeles will be as hot as the tip of the Baja Peninsula.
Becky Ferreira
2.12.19
steve

‘Steve' Is a Radiant Purple Sky Ribbon That Defies Explanation

A new study confirms that Steve is not generated by particle precipitation. So what is powering this skyglow?
Becky Ferreira
8.21.18
News

Canadian Man Dies in 'Amateur-Built' Helicopter Crash

The DIY aircraft crashed in Alberta, killing the pilot.
Jordan Pearson
7.16.18
Invasive species

This National Park in Patagonia Is Being Overrun With Invasive Canadian Trees

In North America, the lodgepole pine is facing historic die-offs. Southern Argentina has a different problem.
Scott Leitch
11.7.17
gone phishin

A Canadian University Gave $11 Million to a Scammer

Uh oh.
Jordan Pearson
8.31.17
drone rehab for birds

Therapy Drones Are Helping Injured Falcons Fly Again

How a falconer and a drone got an injured gyrfalcon back in the skies.
Sarah Hewitt
8.31.17
Conservation

Hunt Moose to Save Caribou That Are Killed By Wolves, Scientists Say

Canada's caribou are under threat.
Jacob Dubé
8.29.17
infrastructure

Canada’s Oil Sands Development Is Enabling This Jerk Bird

The brown-headed cowbird used to sit atop roaming bison, now it perches on oil equipment.
Jordan Pearson
7.18.17
Hoser Things

Canada Is Investing $10M to Give 22 Rural Communities High-Speed Internet

Hosers rejoice.
Jordan Pearson
7.11.17
honeybee health

I Visited A CSI Crime Lab, But For Bees

Mail your dead bees here.
Lisa Cumming
7.4.17
right to privacy

Scientists Are Debating Whether Animals Have a Right to Privacy

A growing number of scientists are deliberately concealing tracking data to protect their location.
Sarah Hewitt
6.5.17
no chill

A 22,000-Year-Old Ice Core Melted Because of a Broken Freezer

Well, shit.
Jordan Pearson
4.6.17
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