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Environment & Animal Life, International, Society

Coffee under pressure from climate change: report

It always surprises me that fellow Canadians don’t seem fussed about climate change, but a report about predicted effects on coffee crops may change that. ‘A Brewing Storm’ Coffee is the most popular beverage among adult Canadians and we are »

Economy, Environment & Animal Life, Highlights, International, Internet, Science & Technology

White nose disease of bats reaches west coast

Biologists and conservationists in west coast British Columbia are now very concerned about ‘white nose syndrome” in bats. The disease is actually a whitish fungus that attacks the fleshy portions of bats, around their muzzles near the nose, hence “white »