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23 women were selected to establish a new "Bold Vision" for Canada for the 150th anniversary of the Charlottetown Conference. One of them, Catherine Potvin, is A\J's next guest editor.
A new animated series by Green Majority explains the basic concepts of climate science.
Great Auks
Tales of humanity's last encounters with three species that once called Atlantic Canada home.
Breaking Up With Fossil Fuels
Love is universal, and so is climate change. Read the winning entries in the Divest Waterloo letter writing contest.
Marine litter. One winters worth. Lots of fishing gear.
Up to 12.7 million tonnes of plastic waste enter the world's oceans every year, partly due to litter and inadequate waste management.
hy-vee by Dean Hochman \ flickr
A significant portion of food waste occurs before it even makes it into your fridge.
Leaky Faucet by Maarten van Damme
A lot of energy goes into treating and distributing municipal water, so if you want to conserve energy, you need to conserve water.
Istanbul Spice Market by Chris Winter
You can learn much about a country from its local markets.
Blanding's Turtle
Loopholes in rewritten ESA are jeopardizing species' survival and recovery.
Poznan, Poland
Poland's star is rising, but its environmental challenges are all too familiar.
Alabama civil rights movement: Selma to Montgomery march
The civil rights movie is steeped in lessons in organizing and movement strategy – here’s how one group is applying those lessons to the Energy East pipeline.
Eco-polymaths, illustration by nik harron
Our "Skills for the New Economy" series concludes with two keys to professional fulfillment: being resilient and sticking to your values.
Antarctic Ice Shelf Loss
A new study predicts a substantial carbon impact resulting from the loss of glaciers and ice sheets.
Shorebirds in southern Nova Scotia at Port Joli
A new study predicts a marine mass extinction – but there's still time to prevent it.
Citronella Plant Mosquito Repellant
In a move seen as targeting natural products, Health Canada is considering restricting the popular bug repellent ingredient.
Eco-polymaths, illustration by Nik Harron
The next instalment in the "Skills for the New Economy" series looks at how NGOs and eco-polymaths can create a greener future in supply chain management.
Beluga Whales at the Georgia Aquarium
With fewer than 1,000 remaining in the St. Lawrence Estuary and Gulf, the beluga whale joined the endangered species list late last November.
First Dates with David Miller, A\J AlternativesJournal.ca
WWF Canada and Plug'n Drive team up to create funny videos to educate on EVs
The US flushes about 350 billion kilowatt-hours of heat energy down the drain every year. Enter wastewater heat recovery.
Eco-polymaths, illustration by nik harron
The eco-polymath series returns with a look at apprenticeship and modern-day guilds.
  • Meet the scholars and behind our next issue who have charted Canada's path to a sustainable future. http://t.co/BMdc0iyoKO 4 hours 26 min ago
  • “Be warned that as you read this issue you just might blurt out, ‘Hell, yeah! We can do this!’” http://t.co/low1Yr0bYK 7 hours 41 min ago
  • Learn about the carbon risk facing traditional investment funds in the @DivestWR panel discussion on March 5th! http://t.co/lYMrFqMnkn 9 hours 16 min ago