What if poop could fuel cars the way crude oil does? Apparently, researchers at Canada's Energy Department's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory are making it possible.
Tracking the amount of plastic that enters the Great Lakes has led researchers from the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) to conclude that almost 10,000 metric tons of plastic from the United States and Canada pollute these bodies of water.
An ancient pool of water has been discovered in a mine in Ontario, Canada, and it is believed to be the oldest water that has flown through the world. Using the available dating technology, scientists claim this pool to be at least 1.5 billion years old. However, two years later, deeper excavations through the mine led scientists to find another site with much more ancient water.
An artist in Canada made the most interesting move in trying to save his family's property from being bought by oil companies. He turned his land into art and bought it a copyright, claiming that any change in the land would be a "copyright infringement," allowing him to sue anyone that will industrialize his land in the next 50 years.
Canada is about to make a carbon revolution. Eight of its 10 provinces have agreed to introduce a national carbon price, the first of its kind in the country.
Canada is on its way to officially phase out its coal-fired power plants by 2030 in an effort to curb greenhouse gas emissions as prescribed in the Paris Agreement.
Scientists discover that "dead" corals in an island in the Pacific are starting to get back to life, defying expectations in the once-stunning coral reefs in the region.
A new study from the University of Calgary revealed that injecting fluid deep underground could buildup enough stress to produce periodic earthquakes that can last for months after the fracking operations have stopped.
In May, Canada faced one of the worst (not to mention, costliest) fires in its history that destroyed thousands of homes and displaced thousands of residents in Fort McMurray, Alberta. Most people associate forest fires with devastation, fear, and calamity. However, according to scientists, not all forms of forest fires are bad for the environment. In fact, forest fires are natural occurrences which help maintain the health of forests.
During the presidential campaign, a number of residents claimed that they would rather leave America (or die) than see Donald Trump as the president of the country. People all over the world even thought that Trump would never win as president because the Americans know better. But the unexpected happened, and recent reports claimed that this may be the "worst political phenomenon of the year," right next to Britain's infamous Brexit. So, should Americans start moving to Canada?
Famous explorer Sir John Franklin led 129 men in an expedition that took them from their homeland in Great Britain to the Canadian Arctic. Two ships sailed, zero returned, and only a tragic tale of cannibalism drifted back to shore.
Be it pregnant women, women of child-bearing age, or those who are planning to get pregnant, all are very cautious in taking vacations and out-of-the-country holidays because of the Zika virus scare. In Canada, a large portion of the locals has canceled their trips just to be safe from the virus.
How's life in a town where polar bears passed through on a particular season? Smithsonian Channel's newest offering, "Polar Bear Town" docu-series will bring you to series of these encounters of different people to interesting characters of polar bears that frequents the area.
Hundreds of people reported seeing the magnificently large fireball streak across the night sky throughout the east coast. The mystery simultaneously awed, baffled and scared witnesses, some of whom who feared a plane crash or something similarly dangerous.