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Environmental news headlines for the week of July 18-24, 2016!
This week in Shades of Green, Zack explores the koki'o tree, one of the rarest plants in the world, and its persistence in a world of change.
a sheep standing on a mountain-side road with a camera on its back
Environmental news headlines for the week of July 10-17, 2016!
an adult Atlantic salmon in Norway
Salmon have been an integral part of Canada's identity, but the Lake Ontario of today is a pale reflection of its historic self, once containing fish we might have saved with the benefit of forethought.
Issue 42.1, Faith is now live and on news stands!
Hillside Festival and the 'virtuous upward spiral' of community helping community
two polar bears, dwarfed by the large snow mountain above them
Environmental news from the week of July 3 - July 9, 2016
british flag with brexit written is roadway through green countryside
What exactly will the impact of the Brexit vote be on environmental policy in the UK and in the European Union?
A\J's publisher, David McConnachie joined The Agriculture Show to discuss the environment, A\J all with a dash of some awesome folk music.
video camera on tripod in a field with sun silhouette it from behind
A\J learns about the power of video story-telling thanks to our first-ever videography intern.
sleek car from low angle; back end
On June 17th 2016, the Midnight Sun Solar Rayce Car Team at the University of Waterloo unveiled their latest solar-powered car model: the Midnight Sun XI.
CoLab Connects 2016
Polar Bear
Ice cover in the Arctic was at an all time low during the first two months of 2016. This, among other things, is hastening the progress of global warming.
Sustainable.TO celebrates the 6th anniversary of the Sustainable Design Awards
science communication
Exploring the realm of science communication and why it matters.
Examining the beginning of the reconciliation process for the wrongs done to pilot whales in the Atlantic.
Once a force of nature, only 140 caribou remain in Atlantic Canada.
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