Receive up-to-the-minute news updates on the hottest topics with NewsHub. Install now.

Photo, Video

15:08 Climate change causes glacial river in Yukon to change direction

43

17:00 The oldest Homo sapiens: Fossils found in Morocco date back 300,000 years

16

21:46 Possible food source for life detected in Enceladus' plumes

40

14:15 22-hours of terror: Photos arrive as probe dives to Saturn

45

Science

All category news

  • Great white shark returns to Newfoundland

    November 21, 2013 9:35 AM 28

    ST. JOHN’S, N.L. – A great white shark that is being tracked by satellite beacon — and can be followed online — has returned to the waters off Newfoundland. The shark, named Lydia, is now swimming off Cape Race, off the province’s southeast coast. Last month,the beacon showed Lydia had made her way into Placentia Bay, as far north as Marasheen Island

  • David Suzuki: Energy choices risk climate chaos for Atlantic Canada

    November 20, 2013 11:29 PM 36

    David Suzuki Foundation supporters who live in Western Canada often have eyes riveted on Ottawa to see what the federal government’s next move will be when it comes to environmental issues. So we sometimes too easily overlook Canadians in the Maritimes and Newfoundland and Labrador —coastal regions, like ours, on the front lines of climate change. As oceans

  • Aquarium releases rehabilitated seal pups into Howe Sound

    November 20, 2013 8:48 PM 23

    The Vancouver Aquarium has released seven seal pups back into the wild – but not without fitting a few of them with satellite tracking tags first. The pups were released into Howe Sound near the Sea-to-Sky Highway Wednesday morning. The Aquarium’s Marine Mammal Rescue Centre equipped five of the animals with the tiny transmitters to keep track of the pups’

  • NASA's Chandra Helps Confirm Evidence of Jet in Milky Way's Black Hole

    November 20, 2013 8:47 PM 39

    Published by Klaus Schmidt on Wed Nov 20, 2013 8:47 pm via: NASA Astronomers have long sought strong evidence that Sagittarius A* (Sgr A*), the supermassive black hole at the center of the Milky Way, is producing a jet of high-energy particles. Finally they have found it, in new results from NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory and the National Science Foundation’s

  • Puerto Rico's glowing lagoon goes nearly dark; scientists investigating

    November 20, 2013 2:15 PM 39

    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- A glowing lagoon off Puerto Rico's northeast coast has gone nearly dark and biologists on Tuesday were trying to find out why. Theories range from an increase in construction runoff to inclement weather to people clearing mangroves to allow larger boats into the area. "We have been compiling data," Carmen Guerrero, secretary

  • Fossil fuel subsidies outstrip climate aid fivefold

    November 20, 2013 12:48 PM 35

    Fossil fuel subsidies paid by industrial nations are more than five times the climate aid provided to poorer nations that need funds to reduce emissions and adapt to global warming, a study showed. Industrialized countries paid $58.7 billion in 2011 in subsidies to the oil, coal and natural gas industries and to consumers of the fuels. That compares

  • Canada brings a dismal record on greenhouse gases to the Warsaw climate talks

    November 20, 2013 12:24 AM 30

    There are signs that Canadians are getting tired of their country being an international laggard in dealing with greenhouse-gas emisisons. One of the largest occurred near Science World in Vancouver, where the focus was on stopping Enbridge's proposed Northern Gateway pipeline. Many Canadians don't realize how bad the country's record has been in comparison

  • Canada ranked near the bottom when it comes to greenhouse gas emissions

    November 19, 2013 9:39 PM 25

    OTTAWA - A European report ranks Canada 55th of 58 countries in terms of tackling greenhouse gas emissions -- ahead of only Iran, Kazakhstan and Saudi Arabia. And the Washington-based Center for Global Development released a report yesterday ranking Canada 27th and last on the environment out of the world's wealthiest 27 countries. The annual U-N climate

  • Find out how you can see Comet ISON Tuesday morning

    November 18, 2013 1:17 PM 36

    Posted on: 8:13 am, November 18, 2013, by Carrie Rose RICHMOND, Va. (WTVR) – Tomorrow morning with clear skies, some of you can grab your high-tech binoculars or telescopes to see Comet ISON low on the eastern horizon before sunrise. This comet is still not visible to the naked eye. Comet ISON is toward the bottom-middle of this map. It may be easiest