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Water filtering paper, smog-eating concrete, plants with long-term memory and more cool stuff we found this week.
(Photo: a reflection of a village in a body of water)
The Clean Foundation's guide to preventing flooding in your yard and harvesting rainwater for your gardens.
(Photo: a group of small plastic businessmen stand in discussion)
The environmental movement is divided on two key battlegrounds: intensification and nuclear power.
A new green roof mandate in France, environmentally friendly asphalt, computer server "data furnaces" and more cool stuff we found this week.
(Photo: a businessman riding a bicycle to work)
What you need to know to make cycling a part of your daily routine.
Woman putting sunscreen from a bottle on the beach
The difference between chemical and physical sunscreen, ingredients to avoid and other important details to help keep your skin protected this summer.
The most cycling-friendly city in America, cartwheeling spiders, how worms are helping to prevent climate change and more cool stuff we found this week.
(Photo: a Canadian lynx walks through the snow)
The Canadian lynx population experiences frightening dips and climbs every decade, following behind the cycle of its main food source, the snowshoe hare.
Breaking the World Record for tree planting, solar bike paths, a hero elephant and more cool stuff we found this week.
(Photo: a pine marten clings to a fence in Nova Scotia)
Once eradicated from many areas of Canada, the pine marten is being reintroduced to new habitats.
(Photo: Queen's Park, Toronto, Ontario)
Ontario is one step closer to a future without high-pressure hydraulic fracturing.
Which nuts are drought-safe, tree-planting drones, a new volcanically active planet and more cool stuff we found this week.
(Photo: a group of people waiting at a bus stop)
A “time-as-money” mindset discourages environmental behaviour, UBC research finds.
(Photo: a plentiful spread of fruits and vegetables)
Brazil’s food guide got a radical overhaul last year that we should all pay attention to. The new guide categorizes foods based on how processed they are, rather than what they’re made of.
(Photo: a couple stands on a beach in Thailand)
If we’re going to win the environmental debate, we need to position ourselves as defenders of “the good life,” not the threat.
An artistic video reflection of the Gulf oil disaster, a caterpillar with tentacles and other cool things we found this week!
Puffins by Brian Gratwicke via Flickr
Scientists are noticing worrying rates of infant mortality in Atlantic puffin populations – the cause of death is starvation.
Things about trees in honour of Arbor Day, a real-life Kermit the frog and other cool things we found this week!
Garbage in Nature | Photo © nonameman \ Fotolia.com
Despite a hefty bill, the cost-savings from plastic-free water could be equally massive.
Screenshot from Environmental Defence Tar Sands Migration video
In case you missed it: we recap a few highlights of the protests against Energy East.
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