Natural Resources Canada @naturalresourcescanada

🇨🇦 NRCan focuses on scientific research & policy that supports the sustainable development of our natural resources. FR : @ressourcesnaturellescanada

Natural Resources Canada photos and videos

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At NRCan, we stand as #LGBTQ2 public servants and #LGBTQ2Allies with Canada’s LGBTQ2+ communities 🌈 to acknowledge our work, past and ongoing, to build welcoming and respectful workplaces and to contribute to an inclusive Canada 🇨🇦. . Pride & Transgender flags were raised today on Parliament Hill in Ottawa. . . #PrideMonthCanada #NRCanPrideNetwork #prideseason #loveislove #lgbtqpride #rainbow #equality #transgender #trans #nonbinary

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Gwitch’in culture is deeply connected to the land and its resources. Artist Ronnie Simon represents Gwitch’in culture with his painting on our antenna at the Inuvik Satellite Station Facility. . Tomorrow, we’ll unveil the last two antenna artworks. Stay tuned! . #satellite #antenna #art #artist #artwork #painting #design #artistsoninstagram #digitalart #IndigenousArt #remotesensing #RADARSAT #RCM #RCMSatellites #Inuvik #NWT #Indigenous #Gwitchin #hunting #trapping #fishing #caribou #resources #land @inuviktourism @townofinuvik @inuvialuitcorp @gwichintribalcouncil @tundranorthtours @k6_media

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Check out one of the #RADARSAT Constellation Mission satellites being tested by @canadianspaceagency prior to the launch on June 12. The 3 identical satellites work together to gather data for maritime surveillance, disaster management and ecosystem monitoring. . . . #space #science #earth #news #tech #satelliteimagery #satelliteimage #satelliteimages #remotesensing

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Last summer, three antennas at our Inuvik Satellite Station Facility were painted to represent Indigenous culture, including this one by Inuvialuit artist Sheree McLeod of a blanket toss. . Similar to a satellite, a blanket toss is used to scan for distant objects! 🦌🐋🛰 . #satellite #antenna #art #artist #artwork #painting #design #artistsoninstagram #digitalart #IndigenousArt #Inuvik #BlanketToss #remotesensing #RADARSAT #RCM #RCMSatellites #NWT #Indigenous #Inuvialuit @inuviktourism @townofinuvik @inuvialuitcorp @gwichintribalcouncil @tundranorthtours @k6_media

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Can planes fly on wood chips? NRCan scientists are developing biojet fuel made from plants found in Canada’s own backyard! . Joel from Simply Science tells us more on the latest episode of Science at Work (link in bio ☝️ ). . #SimplyScience #ScienceAtWork #NRCanSci #biojet #biofuel #green #fuel #sustainability #energy #woodchips #wood #Canada

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Your dad was right — money doesn't grow on trees… Choose ENERGY STAR to save money & energy 💸. Happy #FathersDay to all the wise dads out there! #ENERGYSTARCanada

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Our scientists are testing an innovative way to tackle the #EmeraldAshBorer in Quebec. They released mini wasps (Tetrastichus planipennisi ) that will prey on the Emerald Ash Borer. The size of a needle head, these wasps have the ability to detect their target under tree barks.

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...And we’re off #toinfinityandbeyond ! The #RADARSAT Constellation Mission has launched! This three-satellite configuration will provide radar data for maritime surveillance, disaster management and ecosystem monitoring. . It will also provide us with information to better understand, monitor and manage our land, water and infrastructure. . . . #space #spacex #science #earth #news #tech #satelliteimagery #satelliteimage #satelliteimages #remotesensing

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Today is #WorldOceansDay , and we are celebrating by exploring life beneath the surface! . Gigantic glass sponge reefs from prehistoric seas were thought to be extinct until NRCan scientists made an unexpected discovery. . Read more on Simply Science: (link in bio 👆 ) . #NRCanSci #SimplyScience #TogetherWeCan #ocean #SaveTheOceans #SeasTheDay #ProtectOurOcean

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Only 5 days until the launch of the #RADARSAT Constellation Mission (RCM )! This builds on decades of research and innovation in radar remote sensing and satellite technology. . Read all about RCM, the various milestones since the planning phase in 2004 and discover how it affects the lives of all Canadians. Link in bio. . . . #space #spacex #science #earth #news #tech #satelliteimagery #satelliteimage #satelliteimages #remotesensing

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📣 Calling all space enthusiasts! The #GoC is launching the #RADARSAT Constellation Mission next week 🛰 . This will be Canada’s newest generation of #EarthObservation radar #satellites that will provide us with data to better understand, monitor and manage Canada’s land, water and infrastructure. It will also support more rapid and effective emergency response. . Stay tuned for more! . . . #space #spacex #science #earth #news #tech #satelliteimagery #satelliteimage #satelliteimages #spaceexploration

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Gender equality is not a nice-to-have, but a must-have. This morning’s Women in clean energy session put gender at the heart of creating a legacy upon which to build. . For the first time ever at #CEMMI2019 , we’re addressing the challenges women face in the energy sector with a dynamic debate to highlight the various ways that gender equality can contribute to the global energy transformation. . . . #diversity #genderequality #genderequalitymatters #women #technology #leadership #gender #genderdiversity #growth #energy #cleantech #gogreen #womenintech #entrepreneurlife #innovation #tech #cleantech #greentechnology #sustainability #environment

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We are just a day away from the start of #CEMMI2019 ! This event seeks to strengthen cooperation among governments, the private sector and international organizations to accelerate progress towards a clean energy future. Follow us this week as we highlight key moments from the ground in Vancouver! . . . #renewableenergy #solarenergy #solar #energy #sustainability #environment #greenenergy #gogreen #climate #renewables #nature #sustainable #ecofriendly #electricity #technology #climatechange #sustainableliving

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Mining value from waste could be a game changer in how we manage mineral resources! . NRCan scientist Terry Cheng explains how mining companies could reduce their environmental impact and contribute to a green economy. . Check out the Simply Science link in our bio to learn more 👆 . #SimplysScience #NRCanSci #mining #gold #goldmining #goldmine #environmental #environment #sustainability #green #ecofriendly #naturalresources #environmentallyfriendly #economy

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That’s right! Canada 🇨🇦 is pushing new frontiers of mining that extend to extreme climates, deep mining, offshore and even space! ⛏️🚀 #NationalMiningWeek #mining #minerals #metals #science #mininglife #miningrocks #canadamining #science #sciencerocks #miningindustry #miningsector

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Canada’s mining sector + artificial intelligence = new ways to use data, optimize costs, improve productivity & reduce the environmental footprint of mining! #NationalMiningWeek #mining #minerals #metals #science #mininglife #miningrocks #canadamining #science #sciencerocks #miningindustry #miningsector

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Guess what? You can thank mining for your favourite beer! 🍺 Minerals and metals like potash, iron ore, copper and nickel are essential for the production of this beverage & the can it comes in. Cheers! 🍻 #NationalMiningWeek #mining #minerals #metals #science #mininglife #miningrocks #canadamining #science #sciencerocks #miningindustry #beer #beertime #miningsector

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#FunFact : Rare earth elements are the reason for the beautiful colours on your smartphone screen 📱. That’s why your selfies look so good! 😉🤳 Check out #SimplyScience for more cool facts about 🇨🇦’s #MiningIndustry (Link in bio ⬆️ ) . . . #SimplyScience #NationalMiningWeek #mining #minerals #metals #science #mininglife #miningrocks #canadamining #science #sciencerocks #miningindustry #miningsector

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Only 10 days left until #CEMMI2019 where the government, private sector and international organizations will get together in Vancouver to accelerate progress towards a clean energy future. Find out more → link in bio . . . #renewableenergy #solarenergy #solar #energy #sustainability #environment #greenenergy #gogreen #climate #renewables #nature #sustainable #ecofriendly #electricity #technology #climatechange #sustainableliving

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#DYK ? 🤔 12% of the mining industry’s labour force are Indigenous Peoples. This makes mining the second largest private sector employer of Indigenous peoples in Canada by proportion! #NationalMiningWeek #mining #minerals #metals #mininglife #miningrocks #canadamining #science #sciencerocks #miningindustry #miningsector #mineralsofig #mineralspecimen

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Today is the day! Excited to recognize this year’s #ENERGYSTARCanAwards winners at the ceremony this evening 😁 Don’t forget to check out our story at 4:30 pm EST for live footage from the ceremony! 📸 . . . #ENERGYSTARCanada #energyefficiency #awards #LEDbulbs #energy #ceremony

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That’s a fact! More than 426,000 workers across the country are in the mineral sector working hard in the extraction, smelting, fabrication and manufacturing of minerals and metals ⛏. #NationalMiningWeek #mining #minerals #metals #mininglife #miningrocks #canadamining #science #sciencerocks #miningindustry #miningsector #mineralsofig #mineralspecimen

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Today marks the start of the 23rd #NationalMiningWeek ! Stay tuned all week for fun #mining facts and a comeback from everyone’s favourite #MineralsOfMining 😊⛏ . . . #mining #minerals #metals #science #mininglife #miningrocks #canadamining #science #sciencerocks #miningindustry #miningsector #mineralsofig #mineralspecimen

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The perfect occasion deserves the perfect light. #LightTheMOMent this #MothersDay with ENERGY STAR certified LEDs to light up all your special moments ❤️💡 . . . #ENERGYSTARCanada #HappyMothersDay #energy #light #mothers #energyefficiency #ledlights #lightbulbs

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#DYK NRCan scientists use Facebook to communicate ice breakup and #flood locations in the 🇨🇦 Arctic? . NRCan scientists are working with communities in the Mackenzie River Delta #NWT to swap info on ice conditions. . Learn how on #SimplyScience (link in bio 👆 ) . #NRCanSci #floods #floods2019 #water #ice #Arctic

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Every year, Canadians face a number of natural hazards, like #flooding , #wildfires and severe #storms This #EPWeek , #GetPrepared for these emergencies by making a plan. . Visit getprepared.gc.ca and make an emergency plan today. . #floods #flood #water #storm #Canada #forestfire #fire #firefighter #emergency #emergencypreparedness #naturalhazard

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Your Facebook photos can help with #flood prediction! . NRCan scientists have found that photos of river ice provided by Facebook group members can pinpoint where flooding from ice jams is most likely to occur. . Learn more on #SimplyScience : (link in bio 👆 ) . 📸 Gerry St. Amand . #Floods2019 #floods #flooding #Canada #river #ice

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Is intergalactic travel taking a toll on your hyperdrive? Go green with our new electric vehicle space fast charger. Don’t get caught fighting the First Order without a fully charged battery. . #MayThe4thBeWithYou #MayTheFourthBeWithYou #StarWars #Intergalactic #starwarsday #maythefourth #starwarsfan #darthvader #starwarsnerd #darkside #jedi #stormtrooper #hansolo #lukeskywalker #maytheforcebewithyou #imyourfather #badguysdoinggood #empire #electric #ElectricVehicle #EV #zeroemissions #getcharged

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In emergency #flood situations, every minute counts ⏱ NRCan’s Emergency Geomatics Service has just four hours to analyze #SatelliteImagery and provide Public Safety Canada and first responders with crucial flood info so they can prioritize mitigation and response efforts. . Read more about the high-pressure work of a flood mapper on #SimplyScience : (link in bio 👆 ) . #NRCanSci #RADARSAT2 #floods

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This #EarthDay , we celebrate the experts working to protect our environment by developing #CleanTech to reduce #GHG emissions, researching solutions for #ClimateChange , eliminating #InvasiveSpecies and more. . Find out what NRCan is doing on #SimplyScience (link in bio ☝️ ). . #NRCanSci #EarthDay2019 #ProtectOurSpecies #ProtectOurEnvironment #CoolJobsGC

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April 2019

Today marks the 107th anniversary of the sinking of the #Titanic 🚢 . Watch how this tragedy is allowing NRCan researchers to unveil the science of the seafloor. . Check out #SimplyScience ’s video on Why the Titanic is Important to Science (link in bio 👆 ) . #NRCanSci #Titanic107

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April 2019

Spending more time outside means saving more energy inside! 🌳☀️ Get out and explore this weekend 🚗🇨🇦 #FridayFeeling #TGIF

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April 2019

Associate Deputy Minister Shawn Tupper joins NRCan employees in celebrating #DayOfPink At NRCan, we believe that everyone should be #FreeToBeMe

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April 2019

NRCan’s Katalijn MacAfee travelled to Northern #AB to help construct restoration sites for seedlings and develop 360° virtual reality scenarios to demonstrate the success of restoration practices on oil sand sites. . Learn more on #SimplyScience (link in bio ☝️ ) . #CoolJobsGC #NRCanSci

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April 2019

Evidence of #ClimateChange is clear in the 🇨🇦 North. . Read how our experts researching #IceCaps and #Permafrost in the Canadian #Arctic have contributed to the #CCCR2019 on #SimplyScience (link in bio 👆 ) . #NRCanSci

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April 2019

Melting glaciers, rising sea levels, thawing permafrost, and unpredictable groundwater levels. . Learn how our experts are contributing to the science behind #ClimateChange on #SimplyScience (link in bio ) . #CCCR2019 #NRCanSci

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April 2019

🇨🇦 is a world leader in #SustainableForestry NRCan’s Canadian Forest Service is in a unique position to provide expertise to restore our forests, helping them thrive for generations to come 🌳🌲 . Learn more on #SimplyScience (link in bio )

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March 2019

Every tree has a story to tell. Scientist Martin Girardin studies tree growth rings to understand the impact of #ClimateChange on forests 👨‍🔬🌲 . Learn more on the #SimplyScience YouTube channel (link in bio 👆 ) . #NRCanSci #IntlForestDay

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March 2019

This year on #IntlForestDay , Canadians and countries around the world are celebrating and raising awareness of the importance of teaching students about forests and sustainable cities! 🌳 🌲

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