Jan 28, 2013 | 6:06The Trailbreaker Antarctic Recovery Called Off Audio
The Trailbreaker Antarctic Recovery Called Off Jan 28, 2013 | 6:06The Trailbreaker's Joslyn Oosenbrug speaks with Peter West of the National Science Foundation about the twin otter airplane that crashed in Antarctica with three Canadians on board. The U.S. Government Agency manages the U.S. Antarctic program, and is co-ordinating recovery efforts with New Zealand. Over the weekend they made the call to leave the plane where it crashed. The wreckage is largely embedded in snow and ice on a steep mountain slope.
Jan 11, 2013 | 7:06The Trailbreaker Citizen Science Audio
The Trailbreaker Citizen Science Jan 11, 2013 | 7:06Results are starting to come in from Christmas bird surveys across the Northwest Territories. These counts couldn't happen without the help of citizen scientists -- regular people who don't necessarily have any formal training in bird identification. Bob Farmer is a researcher who's been looking into how experience levels affect the quality of the data collected.
Jan 8, 2013 | 7:00The Trailbreaker Oilsands Pollution Audio
The Trailbreaker Oilsands Pollution Jan 8, 2013 | 7:00There's more evidence of pollution from the oilsands. This time researchers traced atmospheric emissions back decades using sediment cores from lakes in Northern Alberta. Joshua Kurek is the lead author on a new study out of Queen's University.
Nov 20, 2012 | 8:15The Trailbreaker The Mothers' Milk Bank Audio
The Trailbreaker The Mothers' Milk Bank Nov 20, 2012 | 8:15Janette Festival of the Calgary Mothers' Milk Bank descibes how the bank works, and what sets it apart from efforts like the milk drive in Yellowknife that provided breast milk to a baby in Edmonton.