About "Science & Technology"
The newest Canadian research and technological advances that are changing the way we understand and interact with our environment and each other.
Mostly harmless? A recent study found that well-fed polar bears rarely attack humans, but suggests that as climate change causes sea ice to vanish, making it more difficult for them to hunt their preferred food, starvation could drive up the number of bear attacks. (Photo: Gary Morgan/Can Geo Photo Club)
Prince Albert II of Monaco at a press conference during the Ocean Conference at United Nations headquarters in New York City on June 7. The prince discussed his Monaco Explorations initiative, which in July will see scientists start conducting research in nine remote ocean areas during a three-year circumnavigation of the globe aboard the Yersin, a specially equipped, environmentally friendly ship. (Photo: Andrew Lovesey/Canadian Geographic)
Unusually hazardous sea ice has drifted from the Arctic to the northeast coast of Newfoundland, meaning the Canadian Coast Guard has had to keep the icebreaker Amundsen in the south longer than planned, causing the partial cancellation of a crucial research project on climate change. (Photo: Emilie Goulet)