Queer women in sports is often hidden from history. ‘A Secret Love’ helps illuminate missing pieces. Here, Terry Donahue, fifth from the left in the front row, in the Peoria Redwings team photo in 1947, the same year she met her long-time lover, Pat Henschel.
The Netflix documentary A Secret Love tells the remarkable story of a decades-long relationship between two gay athletes and opens up a conversation about racism, classism and homophobia in the 50s.
Green hydrogen has unprecedented support from business and political leaders. But several challenges remain.
Hydrogen could replace fossil fuels, but it’s only as clean as the techniques used to produce it. Almost all production comes from high-carbon sources, but new investments could change that.
Industrial fishing trawlers stocking up on unsustainable quantities of fish.
The WTO is set to wrap up negotiations on harmful fisheries subsidies This could help rebuild the oceans’ fish stocks, and support the communities that rely on them.
The COVID-19 pandemic has revealed that the connections between science and policy need to be reconsidered.
A new standing committee will ensure that Canadian federal policy is based on science. The committee should consider critical ethical thinking, scholarship and action, as well as legal frameworks and sociocultural values.
Workers lower a a statue of Canada’s first prime minister, John A. Macdonald, onto a truck as a crowd watches in Kingston, Ont., June 18, 2021.
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A survey of history teachers in Canada showed the prevalence of the myth of objectivity among history teachers.
Juniper trees, common in Arizona’s Prescott National Forest, have been dying with the drought.
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Without enough water, trees can develop embolisms, similar to blockages in human blood vessels, and they’re more likely to die from drought or fires.
The ‘Fast and Furious’ franchise’s focus on kinship allows the films to swerve around narrative logic and whiz past characterization.
The ‘Fast and Furious’ films pay fetishistic attention to the movements, sounds and shiny surfaces of machines. But family is the moral centre of the fanchise.
Megaconstellations threaten to affect the quality of stargazing.
As thousands of new satellites enter Low Earth Orbit, it’s important to consider their potential impact, including possible environmental damage in addition to hindering the work of astronomers.
People wearing masks attend a rally opposing discrimination against Asian communities in Toronto in March 2021.
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Banning research ties with China, as Alberta just did, should be vetoed not only by the academic community but also the general public for its recklessness in fanning the flames of anti-Asian racism.
African forest elephant in Lekoli River, Odzala-Kokoua National Park, Cuvette-Ouest Region, Republic of the Congo.
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Studying how elephants move can give clues into how they can be better managed to conserve their populations.
A tailings pond at an oilsands facility near Fort McMurray, Alta., in July 2012. The estimated cost of reclaiming oilsands mines is almost $31 billion.
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Solutions to some of the globe’s most daunting environmental challenges may be closer than you think. Scientists are harnessing nature to clean up toxic chemicals and mining waste.
In April 2020 all six Tŝilhqot’in communities decided to erect checkpoints to monitor and regulate travel to and from their reserves.
The minutiae of bureaucratic policy and procedure perpetuates colonialism and undermined a fully Tŝilhqot’in-led pandemic response.
These are challenging times for university leaders, and new research shows 'smart bullies' are making life even more difficult.
‘An Olympic Dream: The Story of Samia Yusuf Omar’ recounts how the Somali Olympic runner drowned while trying to reach Italy in 2012.
(From Reinhard Kleist's 'An Olympic Dream: The Story of Samia Yusuf Omar/SelfMadeHero)
Comics about migrant experiences seek to expose personal perspectives about the global crisis of 80 million individuals and families forcibly displaced worldwide.
Chief commissioner Marion Buller and commissioners Brian Eyolfson, Qajaq Robinson and Michele Audette prepare the final report to give to the government at the closing ceremony for the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls in 2019.
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The MMIWG Inquiry two years later: What's changed and what still needs to be done?
Mothers need to be introduced to the kangaroo mother care method through counsel and practice, a process that requires patience and ultimately, time.
Malawi was one of the early adopters of kangaroo mother care, with a pilot intervention in 1999.
The more cities grow, the more urban residents need access to enjoy urban forests.
The more our cities grow, the more we need access to enjoy — and be in relationship with — urban forests to maintain our well-being.
Cela fait des décennies que les scientifiques tentent de déterminer les causes exactes du déclin de certaines populations de saumons sauvages du Pacifique.
Le saumon du Pacifique partage ses eaux avec des saumons de l’Atlantique non indigènes élevés pour la consommation. Ils ont été contaminés par un virus introduit par ces derniers.
It’s challenging to make virtual assistants sound natural and conversational?
As the use of virtual assistants like Siri and Alexa expand in homes and workplaces, designers are working to make voice exchanges more natural.
Street mural by Nomen in Quinta do Mocho, Lisbon, to highlight immigrant experiences in Portugal.
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Students from São Tomé and Príncipe must negotiate being both native speakers of Portuguese and Black Africans. And how they speak Portuguese is perceived as an issue.