It’s important for parents to get comfortable having conversations with their kids early on about consent and boundaries.
As a society, we must shift our collective culture away from a silent complacency around interpersonal trauma and towards intentionally working to prevent it.
Dairy cows in the Fraser Valley, B.C.
Technological changes on the horizon will likely disrupt the dairy industry as we know it — plans to mitigate the risks this transition poses to farmer livelihoods and animal welfare should start now.
Off-road vehicles are driven on a property that will be mined for lithium along the Salton Sea, in Niland, Calif., in July 2021. Lithium is critical to rechargeable batteries.
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Canada could become a global leader in the supply of materials needed for renewable energy systems if it finds ways to control the environmental footprints associated with their extraction.
A key change in abortion care during the pandemic was that many providers offered some or all services via telemedicine.
Pandemic-related travel restrictions and facility closures initially jeopardized access to abortions, but the pandemic has also become a catalyst for more accessible ways to deliver abortion care.
A man holds a sign that reads ‘Hands Off Roe!!!’ as abortion rights advocates and anti-abortion protesters demonstrate in front of the U.S. Supreme Court in December 2021.
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50 years ago, a noted U.S. philosopher argued that banning abortion forces women to go above and beyond to help an unborn fetus. What other individual rights are at stake if Roe v Wade is overturned?
Pedro Berruguete Saint Dominic Presiding over an Auto-da-fe.
Even now, 200 years on from the Spanish Inquisition, the locations affected appear to be poorer, less educated, and less trusting.
Bridget deals with a ‘pervy’ uncle and advances from her boss in Bridget Jones Diary (2001).
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The next time there’s a scene that makes light of gendered violence, pause and ask: what is really being shown here? Is this really all that funny or is it minimizing actual violence?
Some industries, including steel and cement, emit carbon dioxide as part of the manufacturing process, and could benefit from carbon capture technologies.
Carbon capture technologies have been labelled as a distraction. But as we enter the all-hands-on-deck phase of tackling climate change, they must not be ignored.
Rapid antigen tests are easy to use and detect whether your body is shedding the SARS-CoV-2 virus.
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Rapid testing for COVID-19 is an extra safety measure that can help prevent spread of infection, and help you have a more normal holiday, especially if you are visiting vulnerable people.
Avoir accès à l’extérieur, une des composantes essentielles du bien-être animal.
Si la réglementation applicable aux élevages bio n’est pas optimale, elle garantit toutefois des conditions de « mieux-être » au regard des pratiques instaurées dans les élevages conventionnels.
The fear of missing out seems to be an important risk factor contributing to youth feelings of social disconnection.
Research suggests that an important question parents can consider with pre-teens and teens is: “What are you doing online and how is it making you feel?”
A woman walks past a banner reading ‘prosperity’ in English and Chinese on a street in central Beijing.
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The western media has been reporting on Xi Jingping’s supposed ideological turn on bringing prosperity to all of China’s people. But his rule has seen sustained and large tax cuts on the wealthy.
The consensus-based nature of the UN climate change summits means any single country with a significant fossil fuel interest can either weaken or sink an otherwise stronger multilateral agreement.
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The recent climate conference in Glasgow, Scotland, shows that climate change deniers have shifted their tactics to thwart the efforts of countries to phase out fossil fuel use.
Matthias Freihof played lead character Philipp in ‘Coming Out.’
More than 30 years after the Berlin Wall fell, the re-release of the East German film ‘Coming Out’ reminds us that protecting minority populations’ rights is every society’s responsibility.
Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers implied he was vaccinated against COVID-19 when he was not, and made statements about the vaccines based on misinformation.
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NFL star Aaron Rodgers has amplified dangerous and disproven myths about the COVID-19 vaccine. Here’s why his statements are not only untrue, but also harmful because they spread misinformation.
Almost 30 per cent of Black households and 50 per cent of Indigenous households experience food insecurity.
Our food systems are failing to feed all of us.
In this episode of Don’t Call Me Resilient, we pick apart what is broken and ways to fix it with two women who battle food injustice.
Community gardens can be an important source of food, but many were shut down during the pandemic.
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The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the problem of food insecurity for many people, especially racialized and Indigenous households.
In post-secondary settings, dogs improve the emotional wellbeing of students.
Spending time with therapy dogs is a popular way for students to reduce their stress but new research informs us about how to get the most out of interactions.
Indigenous Peoples protest the Brazilian government’s efforts to exterminate their rights and legalize destruction of the Amazon forest at the ‘Luta Pela Vida’ (struggle for life) protest, in August 2021, in Brasilia, Brazil.
The climate emergency can’t be addressed with simplistic solutions. A network of Indigenous communities in Brazil invites us to reorient colonial approaches and embrace deeper change.
Coal accounted for 10 billion tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions globally in 2018. Germany plans to close its coal-fired power stations, like this one in Luetzerath, by 2038.
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A global emissions-credit trading system could bring an end to the production of coal-fired electricity, spur innovation and help countries meet their greenhouse gas emissions goals.