ARCTIC RESEARCH

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Harper Doesn't Care About Science, Just Profits

Decisions are being made these days with few nods to actual evidence-based thinking. This should not be a surprise to those who have paid attention of course, as the government has been consistently cutting funding to scientific research and development and shifting its focus instead to "industry based," private sector research and development. Essentially, the government is investing in outcomes instead of investing in possibilities.
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Shuttering Canada's Loneliest Post

Canada's northernmost research laboratory is shutting down due to lack of funding. The Polar Environment Atmospheric Research Laboratory (PEARL) in Eureka, Nunavut, which made key measurements last w...