Why do some fish thrive in oil-polluted water?

Research

Scientists thought guppies in Northern Trinidad could be a rare example of adaptation to crude oil pollution. But they found something else.

Droughts drying up cereal crops

Research

Drought and extreme heat events slashed cereal harvests in recent decades by 9 per cent to 10 per cent on average in affected countries – and the impact of these weather disasters was greatest in the developed nations of North America, Europe and Australasia, according to a new study led by researchers from McGill and the University of British Columbia.