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Canadian Don Sadoway, a professor of materials chemistry at MIT, has captured the attention of the world with his quest to build a better battery.
The Night Owl hospital in Vancouver needs more staff, but it can't find qualified veterinarians to hire in Canada.
In this week's issue of our environment newsletter, we look at a more sustainable way of growing rice and we get straight talk from a young activist at the climate conference in Poland.
With scientists warning that the Northwest's beloved killer whales are on the brink of extinction, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee announced dramatic plans Thursday to help the population recover — including $1.1 billion USD in spending and a partial whale-watching ban.
"If the purpose is really to just identify them, why do you have to add the fact that they took a dildo or a chicken?"
For almost a year researchers at the University of Alberta worked to solve a riddle. What caused lake ice to shatter so violently on New Year's Day that homes in three central Alberta beach communities were damaged?
A Saskatoon woman is trying to save an injured raven she nursed back to health from getting euthanized under government rules.
The tech giant said Thursday that the new campus will open with 5,000 positions in engineering, research and development, operations, finance, sales and customer support. The site, according to Apple, will have the capacity to eventually accommodate 15,000 employees.
A marine mammal research group in Quebec has identified a young beluga whale recently spotted in a P.E.I. harbour as one that has been rescued before.
The Canadian government is under intense pressure to fill a leadership void as countries try to hammer out how they will hold themselves accountable for implementing the Paris climate-change accord.
Oregon Public Broadcasting reports a bill approved by the House Tuesday changes the Marine Mammal Protection Act to lift some of the restrictions on killing sea lions to protect salmon and steelhead in the Columbia River and its tributaries.
A group of 40 organizations, including a General Motors car dealership in Guelph, says Canada needs to keep tough vehicle pollution standards and move towards a zero-emission vehicle strategy regardless of what the U.S. may do.
Environmental enforcement agents deep in the Amazon rainforest carried out an operation against a handful of what are now known to be hundreds of illegal Amazon mines in Brazil, as part of a campaign to tamp down on activities that environmental groups say have reached epidemic scale.
Social media users say they're being burned by online advertisements spoiling "surprise" gifts by popping up in front of the intended recipient. That's because of data collected through online tracking by companies like Google and Facebook.
A professor at Mount Allison University is part of a team that captured the clearest recording yet of the complete life cycle of a nova.
No adults had been seen alive since the arrival of chain pickerel, a voracious invasive species that has become established in two of the three lakes that make up Nova Scotia's Petite Riviere watershed — the only place on the planet where the Atlantic whitefish survives.
A Vancouver architectural designer is crowdsourcing images from around the world of cyclists who use their bikes to cart home their Christmas tree.
The most active meteor shower of the year, the Geminids, will send dozens of "shooting stars" across the night sky this week.