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  • Two more right whales found dead on Newfoundland’s west coast Add to ..

    July 30, 2017 11:06 PM 27

    The federal fisheries department says the discoveries bring the total of confirmed North Atlantic right whale deaths to at least nine. The department says one of the animals had not been counted amongst the previous eight right whale carcasses that have been spotted in the Gulf of St. Lawrence in recent weeks. Scientists are working to confirm the identities

  • Astronauts safely join ISS

    July 29, 2017 7:22 AM 51

    A new crew has arrived at the International Space Station to boost US research projects aboard the $100 billion orbiting laboratory. Strapped inside the capsule were American Randy Bresnik, Russian Sergey Ryazanskiy, and Europe’s oldest astronaut 60-year-old Italian, Paolo Nespoli. “We’re feeling and looking a lot better up here because it’s a lot cooler

  • 3-man crew launches to space station as U.S. steps up research

    July 28, 2017 6:35 PM 55

    Astronauts from U.S., Russia and Italy join orbiting laboratory A trio of astronauts from the United States, Russia and Italy are headed for the International Space Station, a step toward boosting U.S. research projects aboard the orbiting laboratory. The Russian Soyuz rocket carrying the three spaceflight veterans blasted off at 11:41 a.m. ET from the Baikonur

  • Inside the International Space Station With Google Street View

    July 21, 2017 11:03 PM 21

    After already mapping the majority of the world, the team at Google Street View wanted to take things a step further... and offer a look inside the International Space Station. Google has introduced a new feature allowing users of Street View to take an inside look into the International Space Station. Available now, you can now see full 360-degree views

  • Mayak satellite may be third brightest object in sky after Sun and Moon

    July 20, 2017 10:27 AM 28

    Mayak, which means beacon in English,on its arrival to the orbit will unfold a large tetrahedron-shaped solar reflector that could make the satellite as the third brightest object in the sky only after the Sun and the Moon. Russia's State Space Corporation Roscosmos had on Friday, July 14, successfully launched record-breaking satellites from the Baikonur

  • American agency suspends large whale rescues in U.S. following rescuer death

    July 12, 2017 4:16 PM 21

    FREDERICTON -- An American agency that responds to marine mammals in distress has halted its efforts to free large whales trapped in fishing gear following the recent death of a whale rescuer in New Brunswick. Chris Oliver, assistant administrator with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, extended condolences Wednesday to the family of Joe Howlett

  • A man freed a whale from a fishing net. Then it killed him, friends say

    July 12, 2017 3:34 PM 24

    More than 15 years ago, the Canadian lobster fisherman co-founded the Campobello Whale Rescue Team, an “intrepid group of fishermen who care so much about whales that they are willing to risk their lives to save them.” From their base on Campobello Island, just across the border from Maine, the group’s volunteer members would respond to dozens of reports

  • Giant iceberg the size of P.E.I. breaks off Antarctica

    July 12, 2017 11:44 AM 56

    Glacial mass from Larsen C weighs 1 trillion tonnes and measures 5,800 square km One of the biggest icebergs on record has broken away from Antarctica, scientists said on Wednesday, creating an extra hazard for ships around the continent as it breaks up. The one trillion tonne iceberg, measuring 5,800 square km, calved away from the Larsen C Ice Shelf

  • Canada whale rescuer killed after cutting endangered animal loose

    July 12, 2017 9:32 AM 36

    A Canadian man has been killed during a rescue operation after he cut an endangered whale free from tangled fishing lines. Joe Howlett succeeded in rescuing the whale, only to be struck by it moments later as it flipped into the water. He was a lobster fisherman by trade and a founder of the whale rescue group on Campobello Island, New Brunswick

  • N.B. island mourns loss of fisherman who freed dozens of entangled whales

    July 11, 2017 12:18 PM 19

    CAMPOBELLO ISLAND, N.B. -- A lobster fisherman with a passion for freeing whales from deadly fishing line was killed soon after he cut the last piece of rope from a massive whale in the waters off eastern New Brunswick, friends and colleagues confirmed Tuesday. They say Joe Howlett had helped rescue about two dozen whales over the last 15 years