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The newest Canadian research and technological advances that are changing the way we understand and interact with our environment and each other.

CEO of CarbonCure stands in front of concrete mixer truck and valve box

CEO Rob Nicen stands alongside a CarbonCure truck and valve box (Photo: Courtesy of CarbonCure Technologies)

Photo: Courtesy of CarbonCure Technologies
Halifax-based CarbonCure Technologies were one of two winners of the prestigious Carbon XPRIZE

Cliffs in ancient ice on Mars. (Photo: NASA)

The mining industry is actively looking towards new frontiers in mining
Tidal energy infrastructure

(Photo: Courtesy Sustainable Marine Energy)

Tidal energy infrastructure
Part two of Canada’s Ocean Supercluster: A six-part series

Photo: MDA.Space

Photo: MDA.Space
Canada is taking to space in the fight against illegal fishing

Photo: BBC News

 These less-than-conventional methods might be the future front lines of fighting climate change

Illustrations: Anthony Tremmaglia

As geotracking technology on our smartphones becomes ever more sophisticated, we're just beginning to grasps its capabilities (and possible pitfalls)

Chris Smart, a retired geography professor at Western University in London, Ont., created this image from hundreds of millions of open-source LiDAR data points.

Image: Chris Smart
What is LiDAR technology? And how does it work?
David Schindler

Renowned conservation scientist David Schindler photographed around the time of his retirement from the University of Alberta in 2013. (Photo: Michael Holly/University of Alberta)

Photo: Michael Holly/University of Alberta
Schindler conducted numerous groundbreaking studies during his career in efforts to protect freshwater around the world
a drone against an orange blue sky

Photo: pixelfit/iStock

Photo: pixelfit/iStock
From finding missing people to delivering medical supplies, here’s what’s happening in the skies

Social media posts about extreme weather events can be useful for crisis responders and scientists. (Photo: Anton Falco/Can Geo Photo Club)

Photo: Anton Falco/Can Geo Photo Club
Artificial intelligence combines with social-media analysis to inform first responders and scientists
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