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Family in snow A\J
Getting bored of winter? Try these outdoor activities, or escape indoors with IMAX or exhibits in a city near you.
How to avoid filling the world with more plastic, toxic, resource-sucking or unwanted crap this holiday season.
Holiday survival guide
Let us help you through the December chaos.
Join us for 12 joyful, inspiring stories from our archives over the next 12 days!
The view from a Paris café.
Our “Think Global” blog hits the ground running with a look at what we can learn from French transportation culture.
Brown tawny owl in a tree.
Species may be more adaptive to environmental changes than we thought, but small shifts can still be enough to cause extinctions.
Knives, forks, and spoons made from a biodegradable starch-polyester material.
The bioplastics industry is taking off – and has way more potential than dorky forks made from corn starch.
Preamplifier at the National Ignition Facility
Once again, military advantage is fuelling nuclear technology advancements. This time, Lockheed Martin has announced a nuclear fusion breakthrough.
Rouge River Lookout, Toronto, Ontario
Everyone wants the 10,500 acres in the Rouge Valley to be made into a national urban park, yet few but the Harper Tories think their plan for the green space is the best path forward.
The Fox of Many Hats and a One-Racoon Band
The third instalment in our "Skills for the New Economy" series looks at interdisciplinary approaches to big problems.
Petrolisthes cinctipes
Research released today shows combined effects of warming and acidification will zap the energy of porcelain crabs, forcing them into survival mode.
Lest we forget: war is about power.
Screenshot of a climber taking a photo from the top of a cliff.
How climbers are working with parks to reduce their impact on the environment.
The legislation would be the first of its kind in Canada.
Seed packets
Top tips for seed saving, rain gardens and sprouting from workshops at Guelph's Hillside Festival.
Solar panels in the city
Solar power’s popularity is skyrocketing – even where you’d least expect it. Here’s how we can keep the momentum up.
Pumpkins after Halloween by Mk2010.
Using cradle-to-cradle thinking to get the most out of your jack-o-lantern.
Solar photovoltaic cell panels under sunny sky
New research out of Cambridge has game-changing implications for the future of energy production.
Tar Sands Action at the White House
What we've learned from the campaign against Keystone XL – and how to apply it to stopping Energy East.
Changes to the A\J team this month.
  • From Environmental (Soul) Print: "Islamic Cosmology = we are not the centre of the Universe” Read more... 1 year 1 week ago
  • Call for submissions deadline is January 13th to the May 2017 International In-Situ Thermal Treatment symposium. 1 year 1 week ago
  • Interview with Michael Engelhard, author of 'Ice Bear: The Cultural History of an Arctic Icon' 1 year 1 week ago