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Marine heat waves are lasting longer and hitting more often, research shows

Marine heat waves are lasting longer and hitting more often, research shows

HALIFAX—Heat waves in the world’s oceans are getting longer and more frequent, according to a new study that warns the phenomenon will likely continue to alter marine ecosystems, harm fisheries…

Zuckerberg says Facebook didn’t do enough to prevent misuse

Zuckerberg says Facebook didn’t do enough to prevent misuse

Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg told Congress in written testimony Monday that the social media network did not do enough to prevent itself and its members’ data being misused over…

Fisheries emissions rising despite recent efforts, UBC study shows

Fisheries emissions rising despite recent efforts, UBC study shows

A shift to harvesting crustaceans like shrimp and lobster is feeding a growing carbon footprint for the world’s fisheries, according to new research from the University of B.C. The study, published…

The ethical minefield of ‘mind reading’ by recording brain activity

The ethical minefield of ‘mind reading’ by recording brain activity

In a small room tucked away at the University of Toronto, Professor Dan Nemrodov is pulling thoughts right out of people’s brains. He straps a hat with electrodes on someone’s…

Canadian municipalities struggling to find place for recyclables after China restricts foreign waste

Canadian municipalities struggling to find place for recyclables after China restricts foreign waste

Reduce, Reuse and Rethink is a CBC News series about recycling. We’re exploring why our communities are at a turning point and how we can recycle better. You can be part of the conversation by…

Canadian firm AggregateIQ used to sidestep Brexit campaign spending limits, whistleblower alleges

Canadian firm AggregateIQ used to sidestep Brexit campaign spending limits, whistleblower alleges

A Canadian online advertising company widely credited for its outsized role in convincing British voters to leave the European Union was also used in an effort to sidestep Brexit campaign…

Canadian whistleblower on why he exposed ‘problematic’ Facebook data misuse by Trump consulting firm

Canadian whistleblower on why he exposed ‘problematic’ Facebook data misuse by Trump consulting firm

A Canadian data analytics expert says he wanted to expose a “problematic” invasion of privacy when he sounded the alarm and alleged a data company he helped found misused personal information from millions of…

Why Stephen Hawking was so important to science

Why Stephen Hawking was so important to science

On Wednesday morning, renowned theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking died at the age of 76. His contributions to science changed the way we look at the universe. Born in Oxford, England, Hawking was a…

Some interesting facts about Daylight Saving Time

Some interesting facts about Daylight Saving Time

Before you head to bed on Saturday night, you should remember to move your clocks forward, as Daylight Saving Time (DST) begins.  Though you may feel a bit groggier on…

The Arctic just had its warmest winter on record

The Arctic just had its warmest winter on record

Winter at the top of the world wimped out this year. The Arctic just finished its warmest winter on record. And sea ice hit record lows for this time of…