Researchers are keen to travel abroad but air transport makes a significant contribution to global greenhouse gas emissions.
The adverse environmental impacts of academic travel are known. It is now up to institutions to determine how to adapt to these impacts.
Prevention of chronic disease can reduce the vast financial, social and environmental costs of many health-care interventions.
A triple-bottom-line approach can be used to evaluate health-care interventions, such as treatment for schizophrenia.
A wildfire moves towards the town of Anzac from Fort McMurray, Alta. in May 2016.
Jason Franson/The Canadian Press via AP
The boreal forest is being reshaped by wildfire. As climate change intensifies wildfire activity, the boreal forest will likely become a carbon source.
Julia Aylen wades through waist-deep water carrying her pet dog as she is rescued during Hurricane Dorian in Freeport, Bahamas.
AP Photo/Tim Aylen
September 4, 2019
The effects of climate change will disproportionately affect the world's poorest, risking the lives and health of millions of people located mainly in the Global South.
Some insecticides make pests stronger or put plants at greater risk of attack.
Pesticides have become almost essential for agriculture, but their misuse can have negative effects on crops too.
A forest in Canada burns during the country’s 2014 wildfires.
Boreal forests store one-third of all terrestrial carbon - but for how long?
Protesters take part in a pipeline expansion demonstration in Vancouver in June 2019.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
September 11, 2019
This election will have a major impact on Canada’s efforts to combat climate change. But how best to approach the available choices on the ballot remains a serious dilemma for Canadian voters.
Betty Osceola, a Miccosukee educator and water activist who runs her own airboat business, is one narrative guide into the Everglades in SwampScapes.
A filmmaker, her students and community partners create a multi-platform documentary and study guide to teach swamp literacy and care through a trip into the Everglades.
A storm blows over the Tsá Tué Biosphere Reserve.
A holistic approach to conservation finds people have a place in the natural world and a responsibility to maintain it.
Climate change has caused pollen seasons to start sooner and last longer.
Allergic reactions to pollen may occur at different times of the year and for prolonged periods, and this will worsen with climate change.
Pipeline pipes are seen at a Trans Mountain facility near Hope, B.C., on Aug. 22, 2019. Project Reconciliation is an Indigenous-led initiative that seeks to buy a stake in the pipeline.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Project Reconciliation is a direct response to one of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission's calls that Indigenous communities 'gain long-term sustainable benefits from economic development projects.'
In this November 2013, photo, Typhoon Haiyan survivors pass by hundreds of victims in body bags near Tacloban, Philippines. Haiyan left more than 7,300 people dead or missing.
(AP Photo/David Guttenfelder)
The Haiyan Typhoon disaster is a cautionary case for climate adaptation and mitigation because it demonstrates the seductiveness of survival myths.
Emissions are seen from an oil refinery in Alberta.
As a wealthy nation with global diplomatic and multilateral influence, Canada is among a small subset of nations uniquely positioned to act individually and collaboratively on climate change.
Consumers want to embrace sustainability, but still need some guidance.
There's a buzz around sustainability, but consumers still struggle to develop new habits. Here's how to change that.
B.C. green-lighted an exploration permit to a mining company, despite the fact that plans for a mine were rejected both federally and by the Tsilhqot’in National Government.
(Garth Lenz/ Tsilhqot’in National Government)
Dasiqox Tribal Park offers a powerful example of what true reconciliation can mean for Canada when Indigenous peoples and their rights are respected and upheld.
Whooping cranes, a critically endangered species, breed in one location, a wetland in Wood Buffalo National Park. Yet a federal-provincial review panel has approved an oilsands mine that could kill some of the birds.
Are our brains wired to favour growth over environmentally rational decisions?
A heavily fished lake could mean you go home empty handed.
The fish at your favourite lake may be outsmarting you.