Saturday, March 8, 2014

Wild Canada   


Explore this original interactive experience, which features stunning exclusive video footage narrated by David Suzuki and produced by Canada’s top wildlife filmmaking team. Watch ice encrusted grizzly bears fish for salmon in Canada’s far north. Stand in the middle of … Continue reading →

Sunday, March 2, 2014

The Serengeti Lion   


Enter the world of the Vumbi pride. The lions strut and grimace, bare their teeth. One drapes a paw indolently, another nuzzles. Photographer Michael “Nick” Nichols and videographer Nathan Williamson were determined to break new visual ground when they made … Continue reading →

Friday, December 20, 2013

Giant Ant Colony Excavated   


Amazing Earth: This abandoned ant colony revealed how genius these tiny creatures are. Ants live underground – we usually see a relatively small exit on the surface. But you won’t believe the structures they build below. A group of researchers, … Continue reading →

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Spiders conquer Australia’s flooded lands   


National Post: Thousands of spiders have cast eerie webs over vast areas of flood-hit Australia after being forced to seek shelter by the rising waters. Experts said the spiders may be spinning the sticky webs to help them survive the … Continue reading →

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

The Surprising Causes of Bird Deaths in Canada   


CBC News: An Environment Canada study released Tuesday shows that more than 270 million birds are killed in Canada every year from human-related activity, which includes deaths caused by cats owned, or not controlled well, by humans. […] Domestic and … Continue reading →

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Alberta floods unearth bones, bombs   


CBC News: The bones could be from an ice-age mammal such as a bison, but they will need to be closely examined, said Francois Therrien, a paleontologist with the museum. […] Twice since the floodwaters receded, the bomb squad has … Continue reading →