Wolverine numbers are declining globally due to heavy trapping and predator killing by humans, habitat loss, climate change and various other factors.
The key to protecting wolverines around the world is to reduce trapping, minimize predator control pressures, and to protect and connect large blocks of intact habitat they need to survive.
Food prescriptions provide patients with vouchers that can be spent on fruits and vegetables.
Food security is crucial to disease prevention and management, so prescribing healthy foods and reducing barriers to better diets makes sense. But food prescriptions should not be immune to scrutiny.
Tipping reshapes the relationship between workers and their managers, and workers and consumers. In doing so, it has wide-ranging effects on workers.
The future of tipping should be defined by Canadians, not businesses seeking to shift responsibility for worker compensation onto consumers.
There are many ways that families, health-care providers and communities can support the sleep of mothers of babies six months and older.
Supporting mothers’ and infants’ sleep can decrease the stressors of motherhood, improve maternal mood and mental health and promote better infant development.
Social media posts by Vietnamese influencers are spreading dangerous falsehoods about Ukrainians and lauding Vladimir Putin.
Online campaigns in Vietnam are falsely maligning Ukrainians and discrediting the legitimacy of international organizations. It’s all at odds with the aims of the Vietnamese government.
Buddhist monks march through Saigon streets in 1963, during the early stages of a protest demonstration that ended in the self-immolation of Thích Quảng Đức.
(AP Photo/Malcolm Browne)
The self-immolation of Wynn Bruce on Earth Day in Washington, D.C., not only raises questions about climate grief but also about intercultural understanding.
Finance Minister and Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau leave a media scrum before the release of the federal budget on Parliament Hill, in Ottawa on April 7, 2022.
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For Canadians hoping to emerge from the pandemic with better jobs, a stronger economy and reduced inequality, employee ownership combined with employee participation is a promising way to get there.
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Chrystia Freeland has left the door open to maintaining Canada’s position as a green leader among G20 nations.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
Canada has emerged as a leader among its G20 peers in terms of green fiscal stimulus spending and policies.
Hleketani farmers attend a meeting of their grocery savings club.
Crisis is a given for resource-poor households globally, but — in the absence of supportive policies — so are these careful strategies of self-provisioning and mutual aid.
FishSounds is an online database of recordings of the noises created by fish, like this Bocon toadfish.
Growing research shows that fish produce sounds that other creatures listen to to find food and avoid becoming prey. A new database compiles research on these fish sounds.
Methamphetamine, heroin and cocaine distributed by the Drug User Liberation Front, a grassroots organization proving a safe supply of illicit drugs, in Vancouver, in April 2021.
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People are dying from using a toxic drug supply. Safer supply and other approaches that listen to the needs of people who use drugs are critical to saving lives and addressing the opioid crisis.
Keeping these aspects of taxation in mind can help us hold governments accountable for the taxes that they try to implement and prevent future unethical and legally questionable taxes from being put in place.
Taxes are more than mandatory payments required by governments. Understanding the essential aspects of taxation can help prevent ethically and legally questionable taxes from being imposed.
A protester yells ‘freedom’ while attending the anti-vaccine mandate demonstrations in Ottawa.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
Although anger is often an appropriate response to mistreatment, that doesn’t mean we always identify the source of the wrong or injustice correctly.
Sometimes holding onto traditions can be a hindrance to the success of family businesses, but there are ways to innovate while also honouring them.
Traditions shouldn’t be thrown out since they often provide a vital foundation for the family business. But they also shouldn’t be rigidly enforced.
Behavioural change techniques frequently used in in-person fitness training were often absent from YouTube videos.
Researchers looked at the most popular YouTube fitness videos and the types of behavioural change techniques they used. Here’s what they found.
An activist holds up a defaced portrait of Myanmar Gen. Min Aung Hlaing during a rally against the military coup in Jakarta, Indonesia in April 2021, as the ASEAN summit was being held.
(AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana)
Will the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, known as ASEAN, start taking tougher stances against authoritarian and military regimes? Its recent treatment of Myanmar’s military ruler is promising.
Les objectifs santé font partie des résolutions du Nouvel An les plus populaires, mais il est tellement courant de les laisser tomber que c’en est devenu un cliché.
Plus de la moitié des personnes qui ont l’intention de modifier leur mode de vie ne le font pas. Des automatismes les empêchent d’adopter et de conserver de nouvelles habitudes de santé.
The Biblical narratives of good versus evil are influencing political rhetoric.
Apocalyptic thinking undermines democracy because it delegitimizes political opponents, turning them into enemies of God.
Health goals are among the most popular New Year’s resolutions, but failing to stick to them is so common that it has become a cliché.
Over half of people who intend to make healthy lifestyle changes fail to do so. Understanding the automatic tendencies that prevent people from enacting a new health habit can help them stick to it.
The future of protein includes lab-grown meat and plant-based meat alternatives.
Technological advancements in food production have created new ways to meet the growing demand for protein. Canada’s investment in this industry may create jobs and reduce carbon emissions.