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A new study claims that wind turbines kill enough birds of prey that they are effectively an 'apex predator'.
Plastic packaging could soon be compostable or edible.
Much of the trash on Canadian shorelines can be traced to five food companies. We could soon see more compostable and edible packaging.
Globalised fishing can leave workers vulnerable to exploitation.
A lack of sustainability, profitability and transparency in the global fishing industry is exacerbating the problem of slave-like working conditions for crew. Here are the warning signs to look out for.
A forest fire works its way through a wooded area in Saskatchewan in May 2018. High-income nations have benefitted enormously from fossil fuels and the wealthy should now foot the bill to combat climate change.
A wealth tax would put a price on past emissions and could be used to mitigate the negative effects of poverty, including vulnerability to climate change.
Sphagnum moss made ideal field dressings for wounded soldiers.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau shakes hands with B.C. Premier John Horgan at a news conference where LNG Canada announced its decision to build an export facility in Kitimat, B.C.
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Burning natural gas produces less greenhouse gases than coal or oil. But the methane emissions associated with natural gas production and liquefaction threaten to erode its environmental benefits.
The renewable energy industry can also create jobs.
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The idea of a renewable energy transition is exciting. It opens up space to think about enhancing democracy and decolonization.
Bill C-69 would update the assessment process for new energy projects in Canada.
Bill C-69 will slow down Canada's efforts to transition to a decarbonized and sustainable economy.
Brazil, home to the Amazon, is one of just five ‘mega-wilderness’ countries.
More than two-thirds of Earth's remaining wilderness is in the hands of just five countries, according to a new global map. A concerted conservation effort is needed to save our last wild places.
Gulf Coast oysters on the half shell at Wintzell’s, Mobile, Ala.
Oysters are big business along the Gulf Coast, but raising them off-bottom – which yields a premium product – is just starting there. Hurricane Michael showed it won't be easy.
Black water cascaded down Cameron Falls in Waterton Lakes National Park in Alberta after a 2018 wildfire denuded the landscape.
Much of the country depends on water stored and filtered in forests. Fire-scarred watersheds highlight our need for a national wildfire strategy.
Valero’s Benicia Refinery, less than 40 miles from San Francisco.
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These policies, which are designed to slow the pace of climate change, don't have to cost taxpayers, and they do not appear to hinder economic growth.
Shock tactics - such as those used by these vegan activists in Spain - can cause people to switch off.
More and more people are adopting plant-based diets in Australia and other western nations. But also seemingly on the rise is resentment towards vegans and vegetarians.
The ocean absorbs about 90 percent of the excess heat produced as climate change warms the earth.
According to a new study, the oceans have absorbed more heat from climate change than previously thought. This could mean the Earth will warm even faster in the future than scientists have predicted.
A new report by the WWF finds 60% losses in vertebrate populations since 1970.
The Big Brown coal plant in Fairfield is among the Texas power stations that have been shut down.
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A study of the social cost of carbon emitted by the shrinking fleet of Texan coal plants suggests that closing more of them down would be good for the climate and public health.
Animals in the western Arctic have higher levels of mercury in their bodies than those in the eastern Arctic.
A new study demystifies regional differences in mercury levels in marine animals in the Canadian Arctic.
Mountain biking seems harmless but can damage soil and scare wildlife.
National parks and nature reserves are vital for conservation, but are also great places for recreation. Balancing the two is tricky, but it can be done if we realise parks are not just playgrounds.
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This election may be the spark needed for a radical environmental politics.
Piazza San Marco during Venice’s acqua alta (flooding).
For many world heritage sites, flood risks are increasing. But what about places that don't have the funds for protection?