2010-08-11 - Research led by the University of Guelph and Environment Canada has revealed a new twist in the life story of monarch butterflies. Scientists using stable isotope measurements studied butterflies collected along the eastern United States coast to better understand their natal origins. It was believed that coastal butterflies migrate north directly from the Gulf of Mexico. Unexpectedly, 88% originated in the mid-west and Great Lakes regions.
2010-05-25 - Canadian Environment Week is the perfect time to celebrate our achievements and initiatives in tackling climate change and reducing air pollution. This year’s theme for Canadian Environment Week is: Embracing Life on Earth.
2010-03-23 - After over a century of operations, Environment Canada’s Meteorological Service of Canada is home to some of the best weather forecasting and climate experts in the world. This year’s World Meteorological Organization theme of ’60 years of service for your safety and well-being’ reminds us of how important reliable, accurate weather information is in helping Canadians and our international partners better anticipate and prepare for future weather conditions.
2010-02-02 - Video: Environment Canada has hundreds of scientists, engineers, meteorologists, climatologists, technicians and specialists working hard to forecast and study our ever-changing weather conditions…so that Canadians can be better prepared for what the weather brings.
2010-01-05 - Nationally, there was nothing exceptional about the temperature or precipitation in 2009. Crunch all the statistics and it averaged a half degree warmer and a meager two per cent drier than normal. But dig a little deeper – separate those statistics out – and there’s nothing “normal” about this year’s weather at all. The seasons were out of whack across the country, with new records or near records in every region.