April 18, 2019

508-million-year-old bristle worm species discovered in British Columbia

“Researchers at the Royal Ontario Museum and the University of Toronto have described an exceptionally well-preserved new fossil species of bristle worm called Kootenayscolex barbarensis.” (

April 18, 2019

Mystery solved for
mega-avalanches in

"An international scientific effort determined the cause of a highly unusual and deadly glacier avalanche in Tibet in 2016." (

April 4, 2019

Scientists dig deep to track down California's groundwater supply

“Berkeley Lab research scientist Erica Woodburn is developing a new modeling technique that employs a remote sensing technology to understand the effects of climate change on California’s water supply.” (


Science Rendezvous in Kingston

The APGO Education Foundation and Mining Matters will be at Science Rendezvous in Kingston, Ontario on May 11, 2019 to showcase what's new at Please drop by and say hello!

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APGO Education Foundation awards two scholarships to geoscience students

Congratulations Derek Leung, Laurentian University and Joachim de Fourestier, Carleton University.

APGO Education Foundation awards first Arsalan Mohajer bursary

In support of Internationally-Trained Geoscientists.


Volcanoes around the world (Kilauea, Rainier, Mazama, Yellowstone, Long Valley) erupt magmas with differing silica contents.

Where does your water come from? 50% of people in Ontario get their water from a surface water body like Lake Ontario. But what about the other 50%?

Ice age floodwater 650 feet deep - moving at 65 miles per hour - left Giant Current Ripples along the Columbia River at West Bar!

WATCH: The Miller Museum at Queen’s University is now home to an augmented reality sandbox where you can create your own 3D environment.

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