Canada polar bears declining at alarming rate, study finds

Researchers say there has been a dramatic drop in particular in the number of female bears and cubs in Hudson Bay.

Why scientists are using the word scary over the climate crisis

More and more scientists are now admitting publicly that they are scared by the recent climate extremes, such as the floods in Pakistan and west…

Two-year countdown for deep seabed mining

One argument against deep seabed mining is the existence of previously unknown species in the deep sea, including the recently discovered pom-pom-like Biremis spaghetti worm…

Canada’s oil sands: why some of the world’s dirtiest fuel is now in hot demand

Alberta’s producers — forced to contend with sub-zero oil prices just a couple of years ago — are using the windfall from $100 a barrel…

Canada approves controversial Bay du Nord offshore oil project

Canada’s environment minister approved Wednesday a controversial offshore oil project expected to see 300 million barrels of oil extracted over 30 years This is equivalent…

Floods and wildfires are now normal life in small-town Canada

Three of British Columbia’s worst wildfire years have taken place in the last four years, and the widespread floods and mudslides last week took place…

Humans kill off 1 in 4 birds in the US and Canada

The US and Canada have lost more than one in four birds – a total of three billion – between 1970 and 2019, culminating in…

More residents flee as fires ravage western Canada

British Columbia declared a state of emergency on Monday, with more than 5,700 people under an evacuation order. “I have been living here in Ashcroft for…

‘Heat dome’ probably killed 1 billion marine animals on Canada coast

“Ecosystems are going to change in ways that are really difficult to predict. We don’t know where the tipping points are.”