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NASA: No excessive methane emissions from Alaska

...ground yet," study lead author Rachel Chang, an assistant professor of atmospheric science at Dalhousie University in Nova Scotia, told the science website Phys.Org.Methane fluxes from the Alaska landscape followed a general pattern - roughly...
On the Trails: Hunting success

...were successful 21 percent of the time in open water and 34 percent of attacks on beached whales. Great blue herons in Nova Scotia were successful in 29 to 100 percent of their strikes on fish prey. One striking feature of such observations is that...
On the Trails: The many uses of urine

...dye, and then pound it on a board. The process is called "waulking" and still continues in the Hebrides (and in Nova Scotia by descendants of Scottish emigrants) as a cultural celebration. Urine has been used as a tooth-whitener and for...
Today in Sports History

...overdose death of comedian John Belushi (Smith served 18 months.)In 1998, a Swissair MD-11 jetliner crashed off Nova Scotia, killing all 229 people aboard.Ten years ago: President George W. Bush summoned the nation toward victory over...
Sports on TV

...TGC - European PGA Tour, Open de France, first round, part II, at Paris8:30 a.m., TGC - Tour, Nova Scotia Open, first round, at Halifax, Nova Scotia11 a.m., TGC - PGA Tour, The Greenbrier Classic, first round, at...
Sports On TV

...Tour, The Greenbrier Classic, final round, at White Sulphur Springs, W.Va.11 a.m., TGC - Tour, Nova Scotia Open, final round, at Halifax, Nova ScotiaHORSE RACING1 p.m., FS1 - Thoroughbreds, United Nations Stakes, at...
Sports On TV

...m., TGC - Tour, Nova Scotia Open, second round, at Halifax...m., TGC - Tour, Nova Scotia Open, third round, at Halifax...m., TGC - Tour, Nova Scotia Open, final round, at Halifax...
Bright moments of 2013

...which often take a humorous look at historical figures, though she also does delightful comics about her family in Nova Scotia. I hadn't been familiar with Campbell's work, but he was such a gregarious guy and his Great Showdowns...
Hagel says nations must avoid conflict in Arctic

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia - The U.S. will assert its sovereignty in the Arctic, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel warned Friday, even as Russia, China...
Bokan Mountain mining plans discussed at Capitol

...representatives and others on topics of interest to committee legislators.Ken Collison, chief operating officer for Nova Scotia-based Ucore Rare Metals Inc., talked about his company's plans to mine for rare earth metals at Bokan Mountain...


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