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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.
Green bay hackers
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…
June 27, 2013
No mink left to sea
The remarkable story of a now-extinct resident of the island
May 30, 2013
A pitcher worth a thousand words
With contrary feeding habits and an ability to eke out a living on unforgiving terrain, the purple pitcher plant is surely a true Newfoundlander.
April 24, 2013
Burrowing in the Rock
There's plenty of reasons to love Newfoundland and Labrador. For Liam, it's because the province is an ichnological paradise...
March 14, 2013
Gros Morne’s Old Lost Sea
The extraordinary, ancient, oceanic landscape that made Gros Morne National Park a UNESCO World Heritage site.
June 14, 2011
A view to a krill
How curiosity about krill led to a fabulous tale about the blue whales off Newfoundland
May 31, 2011
Rolling in the deep
Though it caused terrible tragedy and destruction, the Grand Banks earthquake of 1929 revealed some extraordinary secrets of the sea.
May 17, 2011
Death of a penguin
Spare a thought for the original penguin, our very own great auk
May 3, 2011
Rare earths and renewables
One of the regions that could help break the monopoly on rare earths is this very province
April 19, 2011
Earth, wind or fire?
The problem of powering the province, Part 1, in which a banana turns nuclear, seals become biofuel, and a multinational oil company recommends wind power.
April 5, 2011
Monsters of the west coast
Did giant amphibians once roam the Codroy Valley?
March 22, 2011
Climate change and the lakes of Labrador
The tiniest of creatures have the most to say – and we'd best be listening
March 8, 2011