A lone star from western Newfoundland provides an early chapter in the success story of starfish.
A tale of crazy weather, a union town, and a demon from the depths that might just be the first animal
Even when gazing at a Welsh hillside monument, it seems you can always find a connection to Newfoundland.
Newfoundland was home to some of the earliest forms of animal life – and evidence of their presence can still be found all around us
Newfoundland isn’t the only place to find…Newfoundland
Fracking? It’s a complicated issue, but one we need to try to understand.
I used to think I knew where I stood on the seal hunt. Now I’m not so sure.
How could a discovery beneath the seafloor of Atlantic Canada enable prospectors to locate oil in North Africa? It’s all thanks to our old friend, plate tectonics…
In October 1766 in St. John’s, a chance encounter took place that would eventually change the world
The provincial mineral of Newfoundland and Labrador is ancient, tough and beautiful
Fortune is worth visiting for many reasons. Not least of which is that this is where animal life officially began on Earth
Gallipoli is perhaps the most infamous battle of the First World War. It is also the first place the Newfoundland Regiment saw action in that war. Why then was it such a key location, and why were the Newfoundlanders there?
Newfoundland’s connection to the eastern Mediterranean might not be immediately obvious, but it has actually played an important role in a century of political, geographical and geological conflicts there.
For thousands of years, the Baie Verte Peninsula has proven very rich in mineral pickings. Such a concentration of strange and valuable commodities in a small area invites the inevitable question: why?
The remarkable story of a now-extinct resident of the island
With contrary feeding habits and an ability to eke out a living on unforgiving terrain, the purple pitcher plant is surely a true Newfoundlander.
There’s plenty of reasons to love Newfoundland and Labrador. For Liam, it’s because the province is an ichnological paradise…
The extraordinary, ancient, oceanic landscape that made Gros Morne National Park a UNESCO World Heritage site.
How curiosity about krill led to a fabulous tale about the blue whales off Newfoundland
Though it caused terrible tragedy and destruction, the Grand Banks earthquake of 1929 revealed some extraordinary secrets of the sea.