Nunavik Caribous To Wear Camera For Study

Ottawa – More than 20 Nunavik caribou females will wear a camera around their necks for three months next summer to try to explain why 40% of their young do not survive. The researchers approach the beasts by helicopter and throw…
Anza-Borrego wildflowers  Are In ‘Super Bloom’ In California

The California desert is currently experiencing an explosion of many varieties of wildflowers. Exceptional rainfall in the southwestern United States this winter has allowed plants in the Anza-Borrego State Park near San Diego to enter a spectacular flowering phase.”A very…
Tiny House Made With 3D Printer In Just 24 Hours

A Californian company specialized in 3D printing has just completed a small house of 40 m² in 24 hours for a construction cost less than $10,000. Is the performance achieved in Russia duplicable? Californin, Apis Cor, has successfully developed a…
Peanut Allergy Patch In Development

A patch developed by a French biotechnology company has achieved encouraging results, in a study presented at a congress this weekend in Atlanta. However, the benefits must be relativized because of the low number of participants. In Canada, the most…
Nova Scotia Farm Raises Locusts

A graduate of the Nova Scotia Agricultural School, Joy Hillier, wanted to fill a gap in the breeding range of her province. She has been involved in locust breeding, an insect that is increasingly popular because it is rich in…
Towerbirch Pipeline Will Go Through Farm Lands

Canadians have been told the environment must be protected for future generations while stimulating the economy and creating good middle-class jobs. The government is making responsible decisions about moving our energy resources to markets while investing in environmental technologies and supporting…
Ontario: Farmer Urges Sale of Raw Milk

OTTAWA – A farmer in eastern Ontario who is the subject to an order to stop selling raw milk hopes to convince the province’s authorities to let him continue. Since 2010, Michale Ilgert has been proposing unpasteurized milk from an…
Plants and mushrooms for soil decontamination

Maxime Fortin Faubert combines two approaches to decontaminating brownfield soils polluted with hydrocarbons and heavy metals: phytoremediation, using plants, and mycoremediation, using fungi. The Ph.D. student at the Université de Montréal’s Plant Biology Research Institute is testing the effectiveness of…
Thousands of chickens die in Chilliwack barn fire

Thousands of chickens perished in a fire in a barn in Chilliwack, a suburb of Vancouver. The fire ravaged the barn near the intersection of Keith Wilson Street and Hopedale Street early Wednesday. When the firefighters arrived at the scene,…