People getting vaccinated may still have questions about COVID-19 vaccines, like why it takes two doses — and then two weeks — to take full effect.
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A medical student answers questions he gets asked at a COVID-19 vaccine clinic: Efficacy versus real-world effectiveness, immune response and how the mRNA vaccines compare to vaccines already in wide use.
Some programs or activities may inadvertently help curb greenhouse gas emissions or help communities adapt. Countries must take stock of these if we are to fully understand how close we are to meeting the goals of the Paris Agreement.
Every five years nations must evaluate their progress towards the goals of the Paris Agreement. But this “stocktake” lacks detail making it difficult to measure progress on climate action.
When the messenger is distrusted, adherence to public health advice fails. Anti-mask protesters hold signs during a demonstration against measures taken by public health authorities to curb the spread of COVID-19 in St. Thomas, Ont., in November 2020.
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When politicians disregard public health directives, new research shows it causes the public to distrust governments’ handling of crises like the COVID-19 pandemic.
Sprinter Amerika Allyson Felix merayakan bersama putrinya Camryn setelah finis kedua dalam lomba lari 400 meter putri di US Olympic Track and Field Trials pada 20 Juni.
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Sekarang kehamilan tidak lagi menandai akhir karir seorang atlet, banyak atlet elit tidak hanya kembali ke olahraga, tapi terus memecahkan rekor pribadi dan dunia sebagai ibu baru.
Wildfires not only trigger evacuations, they limit the possible escape routes.
(BC Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure, TranBC/flickr)
Efforts to predict wildfire risk and to prioritize mitigation efforts aren’t enough. We must prepare for fire disasters wherever possible and decide what we’ll do when they happen.
American sprinter Allyson Felix celebrates with her daughter Camryn after finishing second in the women’s 400-metre race at the U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials on June 20.
(AP Photo/Ashley Landis)
The Tokyo Games might be the most gender-equal games in history, but many competition barriers still exist for elite athletes who are mothers.
La vie secrète des lynx est révélée par des enregistrements audio.
L’enregistrement et l’analyse des bruits émis par le lynx ont permis de découvrir de nouvelles informations sur son comportement.
An upside down maple leaf is tucked behind a plaque as people gather on Parliament Hill in Ottawa at a rally to honour the lives lost to residential schools and demand justice for Indigenous peoples, on Canada Day, July 1, 2021.
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Considering our relationships to stories about the past and looking at learning as a process of encounter can help Canadians to become better treaty partners.
Instead of returning to the northern research status quo, researchers should make community health and well-being the top priority. Above: Nain, Nunatsiavut.
Summer 2021 is too soon for southern-based researchers and travellers to return to northern, Indigenous communities in the wake of COVID-19, for research fieldwork or leisure.
The intrusion of school into families’ private spaces through online learning created tensions for families.
It takes a village to raise a child, but the pandemic showed teachers and parents have different roles.
The secret lives of lynx are revealed through audio recordings.
Audio recordings of the secret lives of the Canada lynx demonstrate the value of technology in monitoring wildlife.
Getting a referral to palliative care can be a complicated process.
Palliative care is about living well and meeting patients’ goals, but referral can be more complex than access to medical assistance in dying (MAID). Palliative care should be as accessible as MAID.
Setiap pecahan plastik memulai perjalan yang unik begitu mencapai laut. Kami mencoba untuk menemukan polanya.
In February, the Innu Council of Ekuanitshit and the Minganie Regional County Municipality declared the Muteshekau Shipu (Magpie River) a legal person, a move that may provide greater certainty for this majestic river’s future.
A recent declaration of a river as a legal person in Canada recognizes Indigenous laws and governance, and champions people as the guardians of nature.
People with a plan feel more empowered and self-reliant during wildfire disasters. They have better mental and physical health outcomes than those who were less prepared.
Wildfire smoke is both inevitable and largely unpredictable. We need to change our activities and behaviours to limit exposure to wildfire smoke and protect health.
Federal funding for human rights has declined, while funding for environmental issues has increased only incrementally since 2000.
More than most other countries, the non-profit sector in Canada relies on government funding. Yet there is a shocking lack of transparency.
A piece of a Priosphenodon lower jaw found in the field in Argentina.
The recent discovery of fragments of a jaw fossil show that at one point, herbivorous reptiles evolved highly complex and efficient teeth.
Why have Uber drivers been regarded more favourably than taxi drivers?
Taxi drivers and Uber drivers perform the same work, but Uber’s categorization as a tech company has contributed to the historical stigma against taxi drivers.
Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin is taken into custody at the Hennepin County Courthouse in Minneapolis, Minn., after being found guilty of murder in the 2020 death of George Floyd.
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The trial of Derek Chauvin for the murder of George Floyd reveals a broken system of policing. The guilty verdicts should be a starting point for fundamental and meaningful change.
After George Floyd’s death at the hands of police in Minneapolis, Minn., protestors all over the United States, including in Los Angeles, pictured here on May 30, 2020, demonstrated against police brutality.
The continued killings of Black people at the hands of the police in the United States has contributed to an environment of continued marginalization and oppression.