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McDonald's signs 'historic' agreement to contain Arctic cod fishing

CTV News - ‎11 hours ago‎
Food giants McDonald's and Tesco have signed a "historic" agreement to not expand cod fishing into untouched parts of the Arctic, where the ice melt has sparked fears of a rush on unexploited areas, Greenpeace said Wednesday.
McDonald's Vows To Protect Fish In The Arctic
Global Brands Pledge To Responsibly Source Fish in the Atlantic
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As climate warms, grizzly bears and polar bears interbreed - ‎12 hours ago‎
This image from Facebook, posted on May 15, shows a bear shot in Nunavut which may be a grizzly/polar bear hybrid. DIDJI ISHALOOK/FACEBOOK.

New Westminster aims to be bee friendly

The Record (New Westminster) - ‎8 hours ago‎
The City of New Westminster has proclaimed May 29 to be the Day of the Honeybee in New Westminster - a day aimed at bringing attention to the health and well-being of the honeybee.

It's a bird-watching paradise as flocks return to Calgary for nesting season

CTV News - ‎7 hours ago‎
Many bird species are well into raising new families all over the city, making for great bird-watching. Canada geese have been strolling around parks with their goslings for the past few weeks, and robins have attached nests to every nook and cranny ...
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Graham Thomson: Wildrose MLAs must take climate change seriously

Edmonton Journal - ‎6 hours ago‎
If you want to be taken seriously on the issue of climate change, take climate change seriously. Don't pretend there's a debate over the science or argue that the climate is always changing.
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Ugly anglerfish, intriguing ape: The top 10 new species of 2016

CNN - ‎May 23, 2016‎
(CNN) Scientists believe that 10 million species still await discovery around the world. And every year -- on the birthday of Carolus Linnaeus, the 18th century Swedish botanist considered the father of modern taxonomy -- the International Institute ...
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Oil sands found to be a leading source of air pollution in North America

The Globe and Mail (subscription) - ‎12 hours ago‎
A cloud of noxious particles brewing in the air above the Alberta oil sands is one of the most prolific sources of air pollution in North America, often exceeding the total emissions from Canada's largest city, federal scientists have discovered.
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Simple Urine Test To Detect Ebola, Zika and HIV Virus In The Offing

All India Roundup - ‎22 minutes ago‎
Now diseases like Ebola, Zika, and HIV can be easily diagnosed with a new way developed by scientists to rapidly detect a single virus in Urine.
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Timbit the seal pup taken in by Vancouver Aquarium's rescue unit

CKNW News Talk 980 - ‎2 hours ago‎
They've named him Timbit and he's now in safe hands thanks to the quick work of the Aquarium's rescue unit. Meet tiny "Timbit" our first Marine Mammal Rescue Centre patient of 2016.
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Six Indian students bag awards at prestigious Intel Science Fair in US

Zee News - ‎3 hours ago‎
New Delhi: Six Indian students have brought laurels to the nation by winning the prestigious awards at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) in the US.
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A New Type Of Clock Could Change How We Measure Time

Popular Science - ‎9 hours ago‎
Have you ever thought of who exactly decides what time it is? This measurement of an abstract concept is largely decided by about 500 atomic clocks—accurate to tens of quadrillionths of a second - that are scattered around the world.
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Building a supermassive black hole? Skip the star

Ars Technica - ‎10 hours ago‎
It seems that nearly every galaxy has a supermassive black hole at its core. Based on the presence of extremely bright objects early in the Universe's history, it seems that this relationship goes back to the galaxy's very start—galaxies seem to have ...
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Tiny 'vampires': Paleobiologist finds evidence of predation in ancient microbial ecosystems

Science Daily - ‎4 hours ago‎
Date: May 25, 2016; Source: University of California - Santa Barbara; Summary: A paleobiologist has found evidence of predation in ancient microbial ecosystems dating back more than 740 million years.
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Could black holes be the dark matter everyone has been looking for?

Washington Post - ‎14 hours ago‎
We're waiting again for LIGO. And waiting. You remember LIGO, right? Cast your mind back to February and the big hoo-hah at the National Press Club at which many of the world's top physicists celebrated the discovery of gravitational waves.
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SCHULTZ: Millennial done arguing about climate change

Central Kentucky News - ‎10 hours ago‎
Editor's note: Rising Asbury senior Hannah Schultz is spending eight weeks as a Kentucky Press Association intern for The Jessamone Journal.
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How would we tell the world we've found alien life?

Alphr - ‎22 hours ago‎
Assuming that aliens don't arrive in London, Mars Attacks style in a hail of plasma death rays, somebody is going to have to make the announcement that we've found life beyond our planet.
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India successfully tests small space shuttle - ‎2 hours ago‎
India successfully flight tested a model (RLV-TD) in its bid to develop reusable spacecraft. India has successfully tested its first small space shuttle as part of its efforts to make low-cost reusable spacecraft.
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Whale-Finding Phone App Grows in Use, Steering Mariners Away

ABC News - ‎8 minutes ago‎
With summer whale watching season fast approaching, conservation advocates and government agencies who want to protect whales say a mobile app designed to help mariners steer clear of the animals is helping keep them alive.
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Please stop redesigning the T. rex

Washington Post (blog) - ‎May 23, 2016‎
I was not entirely recovered from the revelation that Tyrannosaurus rex was apparently coated in some sort of feathers when the news came, last week, that T. rex probably had both fleshy gums and lips.

Another View: GMOs need scrutiny, but risk proving low

Norwich Bulletin - ‎May 24, 2016‎
The following editorial appeared in the Los Angeles Times: A sweeping new study of genetically engineered crops released last week has found no evidence that they are unsafe for human consumption.