The ice melt on Antarctica is accelerating dramatically. Since 2009, Antarctica has lost almost 252 billion tonnes of ice per year, compared to 40 billion tonnes a year in the 1980s, a new study finds.
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It’s a frightful reality: Metro Vancouver is teeming with rats. And when the region has a rat problem, so do its residents.
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There’s been another delay for the troubled Radarsat Constellation Mission program, a $1-billion showcase project for the Canadian Space Agency. This sixth delay is the result of a faulty Falcon 9 first-stage booster built by SpaceX that failed to land properly in Florida. Officials say there’s no new date scheduled yet.
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In a twist of fate, a lobster fishermen who got into a car crash involving a deer just months ago ended up rescuing a small doe trapped in sea ice.
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Two of Canada’s largest mobile phone services are being targeted by a social media campaign launched by Remind.com, a San Francisco-based company that provides a free two-way texting service for teachers, students and parents.
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Hundreds of sea lions have are sprawled on a beach in Powell River, B.C., drawing crowds to watch the action.
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A new study by Canadian researchers shows that black bears need different species of salmon rather than huge numbers of them in a short period to be healthy.
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The modified plant can absorb and break down benzene and chloroform
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Drones haven’t caused a major airport shutdown in Canada — but there have been many near-misses, according to CBC News analysis of federal data.
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