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Medieval potions, the International Year of Soils and more cool things we learned this week.
Directors of the documentary "Beyond Crisis" discuss themes from the film and the importance of climate action.
A letter to the editor from the Ontario Trillium Foundation.
Basking Shark | Chris Gotschalk photo
Though often portrayed as man-eaters in the media, sharks rarely attack people. In fact, you are more likely to be killed by a dog bite, a collapsing sand hole or a lightning strike than by a shark.
Canadian Rocky Mountain Ranch by Gonzalo Pineda Zuniga | Flickr
Taking a page from the history book can benefit climate change research.
The Best Things Ever of All Time, This Week!
Where lightning strikes most often, the Rs beyond "recycle" and more cool things we learned this week!
Padule di Fuecchio wetlands, Italy | Francesca
The stunning photos that made it to the final round of the World Wetlands Day 2015 Youth Photo Contest held by the Ramsar Convention.
The Best Things Ever of All Time, This Week!
Mice can sing and aquatic plants can purify water, plus our favourite things from this year's Green Living Show.
Chef's Garden Tour | Edsel Little via Flickr
What you need to know about seed starting and seedling care.
A North Atlantic Right Whale mother with her calf
Will the North Atlantic right whale lose the race against extinction?
Best Things Ever of All Time, This Week!
Hair scrunchies on cats, why there are no sea snakes in the Atlantic and more cool things we learned this week!
Americana 2015: Acting on Climate Change \ Photo courtesy of Catherine Potvin
A report-back from Americana 2015: There is hope for change if we work together.
(Photo: a field of plastic and a dead cow outside Bikaner, India)
Can India overcome its culture of litter?
A bike super-highway, the warmest winter – everywhere except Canada – and more stuff we learned this week.
Toronto's waterfront
Toxin levels in Toronto fish have shown a pronounced decline since the 1970s, though widespread safe consumption could still be two decades away.
Canada's map to sustainability
A\J's creative director explains the meaning behind the imagery from our Roadmap to Sustainability issue.
Piping Plover | ShutterGlow Photo
A victim of unintended consequences, the piping plover shows no signs of recovery.
Which fruit has the least pesticides, a tiny house quiz and more cool stuff we found this week.
Climate fund would invest in transit (photo: Angers, France / Chris Winter)
An Ontario carbon tax is a viable option – let's make this happen.
What Healthy Soil Looks Like | Natural Resources Conservation Soil Program
One third of all land is degraded – and agriculture is the biggest culprit. Here are five ways we can improve soil health.
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