Monthly Archives: May 2019

Party Stores Struggle To Stay Afloat During Helium Shortage

A helium shortage that’s been years in the making has local party businesses hurting for the natural gas. The element is used for a lot more than just party balloons, which is increasing demand for a dwindling supply. Balloon Emporium … Continue reading

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Exploration In Western Canada Could Hold The Answer To The Global Helium Shortage

The world is currently experiencing its third major helium shortage in the past 14 years, putting science and industry at risk. Helium is a key gas used in industries like space exploration, health care and technology. While everyone is familiar … Continue reading

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Battle Of The Elements: Helium’s Crucial Role In Physics

Which is your favourite chemical element? To mark the International Year of the Periodic Table, our science journalists will be arguing for their pick from the 118 known elements. In this instalment, Michael Banks highlights how helium leads to great … Continue reading

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Humanity Is Thoughtlessly Wasting An Essential, Non-Renewable Resource: Helium

The most common use of helium in the world is to fill single-use balloons with it, as demonstrated by the vendors shown here in Warsaw, Poland. There is a global helium shortage, and every single act of wastefulness such as … Continue reading

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3 Helium Stocks to Watch on Extreme Supply Shortages

The junior Canadian helium stocks we’ve identified will likely be forced to adjust their strategy as helium scarcity becomes more and more of a global issue Apart from party balloons, helium can be used for a variety of important uses, … Continue reading

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