Tuesday , 24 October 2017

Category: TECHNOLOGIES

1-in-500-year storms could soon happen every 5 years in NYC

By The Associated Press Within the next three decades, floods that used to strike the New York City area only once every 500 years could occur every five years, according to a new ...

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Insect sniffing dog helps Leamington greenhouse stay pest-free

By CBC News Chili is a rambunctious two-year-old Belgium Shepard, and her only mission is to find the small pepper weevil pests that can ruin an entire crop. ...Read the news Sour ...

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EPA keeps agency scientists from speaking on climate change at conference

By The Associated Press The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency kept three scientists from speaking at a Monday event in a move condemned by researchers and Democratic members of ...

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12 big cities sign 'fossil-fuel-free streets' declaration

By Reuters Twelve major cities including Vancouver, London and Paris, promised on Monday to buy only zero-emissions buses from 2025 and to make major areas free of fossil fuel emi ...

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Zero-waste lifestyle is healthier, easier, cheaper than you might think

By Megan Ogilvie - Health Reporter Bea Johnson, author of Zero Waste Home, and her family of four only produce enough waste in a year to fill a jar. ...Read the news Source:: The ...

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'No threat': Civil liberties groups support Chelsea Manning's bid to cross Canadian border

By Matthew Braga A Canadian lawyer representing Chelsea Manning has formally requested the Canadian government rethink its decision to block the whistleblower from entering the co ...

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Environment Canada scales back climate measurements at Alert due to staff shortage

By Emily Chung Canada's northernmost federal weather and research station is scaling back some environmental measurements and may suspend others for six months due to a staff shor ...

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Right whales could be 20 years away from certain extinction, say scientists

By Emma Davie Scientists at an annual meeting for North Atlantic right whales estimate the species has a little over two decades left to survive unless changes are made immediatel ...

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Q & A | Teens search for way to improve magnetic resonance images

By CBC News MRI scans provide information about the body without actually touching it. Now two Toronto teens are trying to adapt that approach to search for what is in someone's b ...

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Walmart ramps up self-checkout by letting customers ring in items while shopping

By Sophia Harris New scan-and-go technology being rolled out at Walmart stores allows shoppers to scan and bag their items while they shop, and it may lead to customers bypassing ...

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