China's signature foreign policy is controversial for lots of reasons. But the environmental damage potentially wrought by the project has received scant attention.
How Indigenous communities and a Timor-Leste NGO are reviving food sovereignty in one of Asia's poorest countries.
Marine fish could serve as a crucial global emergency food supply in times of crisis, if marine ecosystems were in a healthy state to start with.
The message from commercial fishers is that fishing in St. Marys Bay outside the commercial season is illegal and a conservation concern. In fact, it is neither.
A ground-breaking court case in the Netherlands could influence the way Canadian courts rule on the government's actions on climate change.
Among the human rights under threat are the rights to life, health, food, a healthy environment, water, an adequate standard of living and culture.
Recent industry reports indicate that we may be approaching peak global demand for oil. If that's the case, the federal Conservatives may need to rethink their electoral strategy.
Nutrients and energy contained within dead animals are repurposed and repackaged into living, breathing insects.
The Earth is losing plants and animals at rates not seen in millions of years. Ecologists explain how protecting habitat on working lands – farms, forests and ranches – can help conserve species.
Life cycle assessments of electric vehicles show that they cannot fully eliminate the greenhouse gas emissions of personal travel. We also need bikes, buses and trains to solve our climate problems.
Deforestation and extreme blazes threaten the region's biodiversity, risk transforming the rainforest into a semi-arid savannah and expose people to zoonoses that could spur new pandemics.
More oil and gas wells risk becoming orphaned given the long-term downward trend in the industry.
With COVID-19 restricting in-person gatherings climate protests paused and lost momentum. Youth climate activists have shifted their attention online and are linking climate issues to social justice.
Even amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Canada is pursuing its international policy on the UN's Sustainable Development Goals and scoring points on the world stage by leading the global support for recovery.
In an era of climate change and extreme weather, a microgrid — a self-sufficient, energy-generating distribution and control system — puts communities on the path to self-reliance.
Teachers could better support young people's scientific inquiry into urgent planetary and social issues if school testing valued practical science.
New regulations will allow oilsands companies to release 1.3 trillion litres of liquid waste into the Athabasca River in 2022. A new technology could clean the wastewater before it's let go.
The Canada-U.S.-Mexico Free Trade Agreement, which came into force in July 2020, puts more emphasis on the environment and gives greater authority in Canada in the matter.
The Paris climate change agreement aims to limit global warming to 1.5C above pre-industrial temperatures — and the federal carbon pricing plan was meant to help Canada meet its commitments.
As a zoonotic virus, COVID-19 is itself a symptom of human-influenced climate change. It is also indicative of the humanitarian impact of future environmental crises.