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Bull Boreal Woodland Caribou by J.H. on Flickr
The driving principle behind species-at-risk management in Canada has shifted from protection to mitigation – and it shows.
How much clouds weigh, your coffee footprint and more cool stuff we found this week.
Ijen Sulphur Mining. Kevin McElvaney.
In East Java, miners carry 90-kilogram loads of sulphur out of a crater on the active Ijen volcano – a four-hour trip many make twice a day. Meanwhile, in Alberta, Syncrude is building the world’s largest pyramid out of its own sulphur, a byproduct of bitumen mining.
The face of grass fed beef
How does the family farm fit into the story of rising prices and global food insecurity?
NOAA Fisheries Photo
The first blue whale research organization in the world is at risk of disappearing from the coast.
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.
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