October 24, 2020

Earth’s original crust found in Canada

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By Gina Carey From FOX News Part of the planet’s original crust has been unearthed in Quebec, researchers Jonathan O’Neil and Richard Carlson announce in a study published in Science. Formed 4.3 billion years ago, the chunks of ancient crust were found embedded in granite that dates back 2.7 billion years near Hudson Bay. Per […]

Warming leads to more run-ins with polar bears

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By Clément Sabourin, AFP From Business Insider Kuujjuarapik (Canada) (AFP) – Word spread quickly: a polar bear, then two, were spotted near this remote Inuit village on the shores of Hudson Bay, about 1,800 kilometers (1,120 miles) north of Montreal. Children were whisked indoors. Hunters armed with rifles set out from Kuujjuarapik on snowmobiles in […]