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Northern lakes risk losing ice cover, affecting drinking water: study

If greenhouse gas emissions continue unabated, almost 5,700 lakes in the Northern Hemisphere could permanently lose their ice cover this century, according to a study by researchers at York University. In the next decade alone, 179 of those lakes could »

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Museum freezes, banks species samples

The Canadian Museum of Nature has opened a cryobank to enhance its ongoing study of species diversity in Canada and the world. The National Biodiversity Cryobank of Canada is the first facility of its kind in Canada with a mandate »


Baby, it’s (very, very) cold outside

Canadians are forced to bundle up on this New Year’s day.  Extreme wind chill warnings are still in effect for northern Manitoba, parts of Ontario, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador and much of Quebec. Hundreds rang in the New Year »