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Young beluga in Summerside ‘lives a dangerous life’

‘It’s not a good idea for a young whale to be on its own’ Holland College diving instructor Kimball Johnston says he has never seen a beluga in Summerside Harbour before.(Submitted by Kimball Johnston) While the students were thrilled by the experience, it was worrisome behaviour to Robert Michaud, the …

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Apple to open $1B campus in Austin, Texas

Tech giant said new campus will open with 5,000 positions, eventually growing to 15,000 In this May 31 file photo, customers enter an Apple store in New York. Apple will build a $1 billion campus in Austin, Texas, break ground on smaller locations in Seattle, San Diego and Culver City, …

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First healthy adult Atlantic whitefish seen since 2014

Critically endangered relative of Atlantic salmon discovered in fish trap on ‘very exciting day’ This was the first adult Atlantic whitefish seen alive since the arrival of chain pickerel.(Bluenose Coastal Action Foundation)Andrew Breen works with the Bluenose Coastal Action Foundation.(CBC) Breen left the trap in the water long enough to …

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Online ads spoil Christmas surprises, raising privacy concerns

Targeted advertisements provide a window into the scale of data companies collect on users Ads for gifts you’ve just purchased online often pop up on your computer or smartphone later, and may spoil the Christmas surprise for others in your household.(Thomas Peter/Reuters)The online age has provided companies with a trove …

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Environmental agents set machines on fire in Amazon rainforest to curb illegal mining ‘epidemic’

Government helicopters descend on illegal Amazon mines, sending miners fleeing into the rainforest A miner runs away from an illegal cassiterite mine during an operation conducted by agents of the Brazilian Institute for the Environment and Renewable Natural Resources, southeast of Para state, Brazil. (Ricardo Moraes/Reuters) Environmental enforcement agents deep …

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