Cyclone Yaas bears down as India braces for 2nd major storm in 10 days

India Cyclone

More than 1.1 million people have evacuated low-lying areas ahead of a cyclone expected to hit part of India’s eastern coast around midday Wednesday.


Canada announces plans to land a rover on the moon

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Science Minister François-Philippe Champagne says Canada plans to land a rover on the moon in the next five years.


Bladeless wind turbine wobbles to generate power


A Spanish startup has developed a slender vertical wind turbine that, instead of rotating or spinning, oscillates to collect the kinetic energy of the wind and transform it into electricity.


Still waiting for N.L.’s famous iceberg season? Don’t hold your breath, scientists say

Bonavista Iceberg 2020

One iceberg tracker is hesitant to predict any bergs at all in the southern parts of Newfoundland this year but says it’s not necessarily a harbinger of decline.


Young bear captured in West Island euthanized, Wildlife Ministry confirms

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A bear that was caught in Dorval on Sunday was euthanized on Monday, according to the Quebec Ministry of Forests, Wildlife and Parks. Members of the animal rescue group that helped co-ordinate the operation say they weren’t consulted and could have found a refuge for it to live out the rest of its days.


200-year-old traditional headdress returns to B.C. First Nation after decades in Ontario museum

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Chief Petra Munroe says she was shocked that her husband spotted a 200-year-old ancestral headdress from their First Nation while browsing the online collections of the Royal Ontario Museum. Now, plans have been made for the ancestral treasure to return to B.C. sometime in September.


Porcupine photography requires quiet patience in the woods, naturalist Brian Keating says

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Calgary nature photographer Susan Ingham loves to capture images of porcupines in the wild, and naturalist Brian Keating shares some of her favourite photos with CBC.


Pokémon-like salamander sold across N.B. illegally without government concern


Nadine Comeau says selling axolotls — a smiley, Pokémon-like amphibian — throughout her home province of New Brunswick has been a heartwarming experience. There’s just one problem — it’s illegal.


Voracious caterpillars threatening Ontario’s trees


Scientists are warning of a serious gypsy moth outbreak that’s threatening the forest canopy across Ontario.