A team of researchers from Purdue University in the United States has found a way to use pesky packing peanuts to make rechargeable batteries.
Author: Monique Conrod
When a young spirit bear named Clover wakes up from his winter hibernation, he will have a new home waiting for him. Clover, who is almost three years old, lives at the B.C. Wildlife Park near Kamloops, British Columbia.
Some unwelcome visitors from North America have been turning up in the waters off the coast of Great Britain.
North American lobsters have been found in lobster traps in the North Sea, far from their native habitat.
Mastodons in Canada’s north were probably wiped out by the start of a new Ice Age, and not by human hunters, according to a new scientific study.
Early humans have commonly been blamed for hunting mastodons to extinction in North America.
The 115th Christmas Bird Count is officially underway.
The count is an annual census of local and migratory birds and it’s organized by the National Audubon Society. From December 14 to January 5, volunteers will gather in more than 2,000 locations in North, Central and South America to count the birds in their area.
The number of endangered species in Canada is growing. Five new animal species and five types of plants were declared endangered in November by a committee of wildlife experts.
A small robot that looks and acts like a baby penguin is helping researchers study penguins in a more natural way.
When scientists study any animals in the wild, it usually means a human has to get close to them to gather information. But people make animals nervous, so when human researchers are around, the animals don’t act the way they normally would.
A fight between two high school students in Nova Scotia last month has underlined some of the concerns parents and teachers have about cellphones in schools.
Scuba divers and environmentalists are arguing over whether an old ship should be sunk to make an artificial reef off the coast of British Columbia.
An artificial reef is created when a large man-made object is deliberately sunk so it can become a home for marine plants and animals.
Six people are about to find out what it would be like to live on Mars – without ever leaving the Earth.
Three men and three women will spend eight months