Editors Note: 46 degrees celisus temperatures we’re assuming took place in the article during the heat dome under wild fire conditions and most of this “heat” captured in the dome was probably from forest fires caused by drying conditions of the heat dome itself. LINK: https://www.theweathernetwork.com/ca/news/article/heat-dome-inflates-over-western-canada-the-harbinger-of-all-time-warmth Heat dome inflates overContinue Reading

LINK: https://azdailysun.com/news/local/exploring-the-grand-canyon-from-home/article_8263dc78-712e-57e7-956c-e97b18a9bf87.html With the Grand Canyon National Park testing the first phases of reopening, access to the vast network of canyon trails and park amenities remain mostly off-limits. But behind the scenes, the folks at the Grand Canyon Conservancy (the official nonprofit partner of the Grand Canyon National Park) haveContinue Reading

LINK: https://www.wxpr.org/post/squirrels-and-holiday-lights#stream/0 Have you had an increase in trouble with squirrels chewing on your holiday lights? The Masked Biologist has, as he shares in this week’s Wildlife Matters. We are one of those families that enjoys putting up lights and decorations for Christmas; well actually, for the holiday season inContinue Reading

Wintry conditions continue to plague B.C. after week of extreme cold, snow LINK: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/wintry-conditions-continue-to-plague-b-c-after-week-of-extreme-cold-snow-1.5432116 After a week of winter weather that walloped much of B.C., some parts of the province are getting a reprieve — others, not so much. A snowfall warning is in effect for the Fraser Canyon, withContinue Reading

The world’s first picture of a black hole captured imaginations around the globe. Now comes the next challenge for scientists: taking better, sharper photos, in hopes that they will be able to test Einstein’s Theory of General Relativity. To get there, they want two or three satellites orbiting the planetContinue Reading

Two patients Cured of HIV with Stem Cell Transplant HIV patient seemingly cured in second remarkable case, London doctors report LINK: https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/health/2019/03/05/hiv-cure-london-patient-aids-treatment/3063749002/ A patient in London is HIV-free, doctors announced this week in what appears to be an astounding case. A patient who was diagnosed with HIV in 2003 has becomeContinue Reading