Alberta launched its site rehabilitation program to clean up oil and gas wells but the program has been plagued with delays as the government has struggled to process more than 35,000 applications.
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A team from the University of Regina hopes their tool, which helps farmers more accurately spray herbicides, reduces their environmental impact and boosts their bottom line.
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Wildlife officials were forced to kill a black bear that had become a risk to the public in Waterton Lakes National Park after it habituated to feeding on human food and garbage left out carelessly, Parks Canada said Thursday.
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Hollie Deese and Debbie Williams, USA TODAY Back To School magazine
Published 6:30 a.m. ET July 24, 2020
Crayola is releasing a new line of colorful back-to-school masks. The company says that the masks can be worn for up to six months with regular washing.
Fashion subscription boxes aren’t just for grown-ups. These services send you complete outfits customized to fit your child’s size and style. From kindergarten to senior year, keep your kids in trendy clothes that can be tailored toward their needs and your budget.
Kidbox curates from brands including Splendid, Guess, Adidas, Puma and DKNY in sizes 2T to 14. Each box contains six to seven items and costs $98, and for every Kidbox purchased, a new clothing item is donated to a child in need. kidbox.com
Stitch Fix’s new kids service provides clothing in sizes 2T to14 across a range of tastes. Each delivery includes eight to12 items personalized to your child’s style and interests. The head-to-toe looks range from $10 to $35 per item. A $20 styling fee goes toward each purchase, and if you buy every item in the box you receive a 25% discount
on the order. stitchfix.com
Kidpik is a seasonal subscription box for girls sizes 4 to 16. Each shipment includes seven items that make up three complete outfits, and consumers can sign up to receive four to 12 boxes per year. Each shipment averages $89. kidpik.com
A new paper published in Science on Thursday suggests that, with global efforts, we can drastically reduce the amount of plastic waste found on land and in our oceans, though eliminating it entirely isn’t likely.
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China launched its most ambitious Mars mission yet on Thursday in a bold attempt to join the United States in successfully landing a spacecraft on the red planet.
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Scientists at the University of Saskatchewan are creating a light millions of times brighter than the sun to illuminate the answers to scientific mysteries hidden inside COVID-19.
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In this week’s issue of our environment newsletter, we look at different cities in Canada that are cultivating “food forests” and why a Quebec couple is fighting to grow wild plants.
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