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Canada’s first hydrogen train is taking passengers

The first hydrogen-powered train in North America is taking riders on a two-and-a-half hour trip through central Quebec this summer.

Bear G608 remembered for extraordinary 20,000 km range

Although Rob Gau has worked with many bears across the Northwest Territories, a handful stay firmly lodged in his memory. One of those bears is barren-ground grizzly Bear G608.

British Columbia has a problem: Goldfish as large as a football are rapidly cloning themselves

Goldfish are adaptable, intelligent, and many people’s first pets that, in some cases, end up being flushed down the toilet. And that has become a big problem, as big as a “football,” one might say.

One of North America’s most dangerous invasive species is hitchhiking on fish

Zebra mussels (Dreissena polymorpha) are one of the most catastrophic aquatic invasive species in North America.

Saskatchewan research team aims to bring 30 million bison back to the Canadian Prairies

A team of scientists from Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada and the University of Saskatchewan is trying to restore the bison to its original place in the prairies.

Seed-Planting Drones Are Reforesting Canada With Lightning Speed

Dropping five seed pods per second into wildfire-scarred lands, aerial reforesting is quickly creating biodiverse forests from the sky.

‘Incredibly intelligent, highly elusive’: US faces new threat from Canadian ‘super pig’

Northern states on alert for invasion of cross-bred pig that threatens flora and fauna – and is difficult to stop For decades, wild pigs have been antagonizing flora and fauna in the US: gobbling up crops, spreading disease and even…

Goodbye plastic, hello wood: Tim Hortons unveils new eco-friendly packaging and cutlery

Timmy’s announcement lands the same day the federal ban on the import and manufacture of single-use plastic came into effect.

Sudden die-off of endangered sturgeon alarms Canadian biologists

The deaths within days of 11 sturgeon, a species unchanged for thousands of years, have puzzled scientists

Canadian conservation group moves thousands of salmon — by hand — so fish can produce millions of eggs

Mill Bay Conservation Society has built a human-propelled salmon run near Victoria, British Columbia

Shell’s massive carbon capture facility in Canada emits far more than it captures

The “Quest” plant in Alberta, Canada, owned by oil giant Shell, has previously been touted as a “thriving example” of how CCS is working to significantly reduce carbon emissions.