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Old Lost Sea
From reefs to riches
A lone star from western Newfoundland provides an early chapter in the success story of starfish.
December 10, 2014
Old Lost Sea
Old Lost Sea is a natural history of Newfoundland & Labrador.
Muscling in on a new world
A tale of crazy weather, a union town, and a demon from the depths that might just be the first animal
September 10, 2014
A pillar of time and fire
Even when gazing at a Welsh hillside monument, it seems you can always find a connection to Newfoundland.
August 21, 2014
Hunting ancient animals in downtown St. John’s
Newfoundland was home to some of the earliest forms of animal life - and evidence of their presence can still be found all around us
July 10, 2014
Shales with beef
Newfoundland isn't the only place to find...Newfoundland
June 13, 2014
Newfoundland for shale?
Fracking? It's a complicated issue, but one we need to try to understand.
April 17, 2014
Sealing my fate
I used to think I knew where I stood on the seal hunt. Now I'm not so sure.
March 20, 2014
On a Moroccan Roll
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,…
February 20, 2014
Where the grand Banks met the farmer’s son
In October 1766 in St. John's, a chance encounter took place that would eventually change the world
January 23, 2014
Northern Lights deep within the Earth
The provincial mineral of Newfoundland and Labrador is ancient, tough and beautiful
October 31, 2013
Fortune favours the brave
Fortune is worth visiting for many reasons. Not least of which is that this is where animal life officially began on Earth
October 9, 2013
Where an epoch lies
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…
September 4, 2013
Trouble on the high seas
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…
July 26, 2013