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Archaeologists Identify Second Viking Village In Canadian Maritimes
Science & Tech  (tags: archaeology, Marine Archaeology, Canada, New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Viking Settlements, discovery, history, humans, investigation, news, research, science, scientists, world )

Fiona
- 255 days ago - livescience.com
A lost Viking settlement known as "Hóp," which has been mentioned in sagas passed down over hundreds of years, is said to have supported wild grapes, abundant salmon and inhabitants who made canoes out of animal hides.
What Is This 'Bomb Cyclone' Thing About to 'Blast' the East Coast?
Science & Tech  (tags: Weather, Bombogenesis, Meteorology, extratropical cyclones, North America, Maritime Provinces, Canada, US East Coast, Florida, Tennessee, Snow, Cyclone )

Cat
- 318 days ago - earther.com
Incoming! No, really. Snow is falling in northern Florida thanks to moist air from the Gulf of Mexico intersecting with the frigid cold hanging over the eastern U.S.
SAVE PEARL - PETITION
Science & Tech  (tags: environment, humans, scientists, study, technology, world, canada, High Arctic )

Lone
- 416 days ago - evidencefordemocracy.ca
CanadaâEUR(TM)s high Arctic research station, The Polar Environment Atmospheric Research Laboratory (PEARL) will be closed in 2018 because its funding is being cut.
Earliest Evidence Of Life On Earth Has Been Found In Canada.
Science & Tech  (tags: Canada, Scientists, Earliest Signs Of Life, Nuvvuagittuq Supracrustal Belt (NSB). )

Derek
- 625 days ago - trib.al
Scientists have discovered what they say could be fossils of some of the earliest living organisms on Earth. They are represented by tiny filaments, knobs and tubes in Canadian rocks dated to be up to 4.28 billion years old.
Wildfires Break Out in Ontario
Science & Tech  (tags: NASA, Aqua Satellite, MODIS, Canada, Wildfires )

Steve
- 921 days ago - nasa.gov
The fires captured in this image show the Kenora Fire on the border of Ontario and Manitoba. The second larger fire might be the Red Lake Fire but this has not been verified. It is however, a large wildfire and it is located in the Caribou Falls area
Smoke From Canadian Wildfires Trapped in Clouds
Science & Tech  (tags: NASA, Aqua Satellite, MODIS, Canada, Wildfire )

Steve
- 921 days ago - nasa.gov
NASAs Aqua satellite captured this image of the clouds over Canada. Entwined within the clouds is the smoke billowing up from the wildfires that are currently burning across a large expanse of the country.
Forests Can Only Fight Climate Change If We Become Better Stewards
Science & Tech  (tags: Boreal, Canada, climate change, ecosystems, environment, forests, logging, old growth, tar sands, temperate rainforest )

Julie
- 994 days ago - thetyee.ca
Canadians are stewards of 10 per cent of the world's forests, one-third of the planet's fragile boreal forest and one-quarter of the remaining intact forests on Earth. There is no other nation whose citizens could contribute more to saving our forests.
Chris Hadfield Should Be the Next Canadian Chief Science Officer
Science & Tech  (tags: canada, Justin Trudeau, chief science officer, government science, science, scientists )

Lone
- 1104 days ago - change.org
"We will appoint a Chief Science Officer who will ensure that government science is fully available to the public, that scientists are able to speak freely about their work, and that scientific analyses are considered when the government makes decisions."
Can Canada Avoid the Fossil Award at UN Climate Talks?
Science & Tech  (tags: science, technology, environment, climate-change, climate, climatechange, CO2emissions, Canada, Trudeau, globalwarming )

Michael
- 1106 days ago - cbc.ca
Canada has earned a poor reputation at recent UN climate talks, winning the Fossil Award many years in a row for our inaction on climate change. Our new government, with promises of positive action and a strong team, has a chance to clear our reputation.
Water Report: Without Regulations, Canada Is a Fish Out of Water
Science & Tech  (tags: Canada, climate change, deregulation, environment, Harper, water )

Julie
- 1141 days ago - canadians.org
Blue Betrayal looks at the damage created by the deregulation and privatization of our water resources and the accelerated decline of water protection under the Harper government.
Harper s Research Station a Cloak for Arctic Oil Push, Says Climate Expert
Science & Tech  (tags: Arctic, Canada, climate change, conservatives, environment, fossil fuels, Harper, mining, ozone, science )

Julie
- 1145 days ago - nationalobserver.com
A remote Arctic facility, promoted by PM Stephen Harper as a world-class research station, is less about pure science, and almost entirely about pushing oil, gas and mining development in the rapidly melting north, says top polar climate scientist.
Canada Sidesteps Protection of Endangered Fish, Study Finds
Science & Tech  (tags: Canada, Economy, Endangered Species, Fish, Science )

Julie
- 1156 days ago - cbc.ca
Endangered and threatened marine fish species in Canada are routinely refused protection by the federal government, contrary to scientists' recommendations, a new study has found.
Another Canadian Scientist Fired in Harper's Ongoing War on Science
Science & Tech  (tags: science, muzzling, Canada, Harper, scientists, politics, Ottawa, environment, research, climate )

Michael
- 1216 days ago - nationalobserver.com
This government has used a culture of fear - achieved by de-funding, and the strategic dismissal of key leaders - as a means to suppress the flow of information from federal scientists.
More Than 100 Scientists Call for a Halt to Tar Sands Oil Expansion
Science & Tech  (tags: scientists, halt, tar sands, oil expansion, Climate Action, canada )

Lone
- 1256 days ago - takepart.com
Canada's push to increase tar sands production will worsen the impacts of climate change, say scientists.
Israel-Canada Relations Get a Tech Boost
Science & Tech  (tags: Canada, Israel, research & development )

David
- 1285 days ago - timesofisrael.com
A new R&D program will connect Israeli companies with matches in Ontario.
 

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