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Meat and the environment: Do Canadians know what’s at stake?

Technology & Science·What on Earth? In this week's issue of our environment newsletter, we look at the the impact of meat-eating on the environment and provide a primer on electronic waste. (Sködt McNalty/CBC) Hello, people! This is our weekly newsletter on all things environmental, where we highlight trends and solutions …

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Jerrie Cobb, first woman to pass astronaut testing, dies

Technology & Science Jerrie Cobb, the first woman to pass astronaut testing, has died. She was ready to fly, but never made it into space. Cobb served for decades as a humanitarian aid pilot in the Amazon jungle.(Fine Point Films/Netflix) America's first female astronaut candidate, pilot Jerrie Cobb, who pushed …

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Fearsome ancient hyena-wolf was bigger than a polar bear

Technology & Science Paleontologists have stumbled upon the fossils of one of the largest meat-eating mammals ever to walk the Earth — a new species. Simbakubwa kutokaafrika, a gigantic carnivore known from most of its jaw, portions of its skull, and parts of its skeleton, was a hyaenodont that was …

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