This large gravel mine, now supplying product for a major road upgrade, has turned this section of Manitoba's Birdtail River valley into a hive of activity. It has also brought noise, emissions and congestion to the surrounding area .
Friday, 17 May 2019
‘Extraordinary thinning’ of ice sheets revealed deep inside Antarctica
Antarctica. Wikimedia public domain.
New research shows affected areas are losing ice five times faster than in the 1990s, with more than 100m of thickness gone in some places. Story here.