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The World Meteorological Organization (WMO), an agency from the United Nations, published its annual climate change report showing multiple record-breakers from 2016. Last year was the warmest year on record, levels of carbon dioxide reached an all time high and sea surface temperatures were at its warmest.
A mathematical equation has found that human activity is causing the earth’s climate to change 170 times faster than natural forces.
The Anthropocene equation was developed by Will Steffen, a professor at the Australian National University, and Owen Gaffney, director of international media and strategy at Stockholm Resilience Centre. The research-article was published in The Anthropocene Review on Friday.
After a little over a century and two decades of research, analysis and public engagement, 16 plains bison are now roaming Banff National Park.
The bison from Elk Island – east of Edmonton – were first transported by trucks in shipping containers then air lifted by helicopters to the park, which is west of Calgary.
People from all over the world, and Canada, have expressed their condolences in the wake of the terror attack at a Quebec City mosque that killed six Muslims while they were praying.
Vigils were held across Canada with thousands of people paying their respects to the victims and showing support for the Muslim community.