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Scientists at the American Geophysical Union meeting in San Francisco this week reported that the Himalayas and Pacific Northwest could experience major earthquakes.
Evacuation alerts and flood advisories in the early summer are a common occurrence in many US and Canadian regions where housing developments are located near rivers.
According to a new discovery, some asteroids may have been like "molecular factories" cranking out life's ingredients and shipping them to Earth through meteorite impacts.
SEATTLE, Dec. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Cruise West (www.cruisewest.com), the world's leading provider of small-ship explorations to the most fascinating destinations on earth, announces 2010 departures of the popular and diverse Pacific Northwest Coastal Escape itinerary.
Northwest Pipe Company (NASDAQ: NWPX) reported today it was awarded a contract by the Greater Vancouver Water District of British Columbia for the Seymour and Capilano Filtration Twin Tunnels project. The Seymour and Capilano watersheds supply up to 70% of the Lower Mainland's drinking water.
CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - July 10, 2008) - Boyd Payne, President and CEO of Elk Valley Coal Corporation announced today that the company will be matching dollar for dollar the $225,000 raised by its employees during the month-long Caring for Kids 2008 campaign.
By Loo, Tina ABSTRACT This article examines the environmental and social impacts of damming the Peace River in northern British Columbia as a way of exploring the challenges associated with doing environmental justice.
Aspen parkland is a reference to a very large area of transitional biome between prairie and boreal forest in two sections; the Peace River Country of northwestern Alberta that crosses the border into British Columbia, and a much larger area stretching from central Alberta, all across central Saskatchewan to south-central Manitoba near the US border. Aspen parkland is made up of groves of aspen poplars and spruce interspersed with areas of prairie grasslands, also intersected by large stream...