Pieter Adongo, 17, at the Agbogbloshie e-waste dumping grounds.


The world is awash in electronic waste. With an ever-expanding market for electronic goods and continually shrinking product lifecycles, managing e-waste has become a global problem. In addition to the growing volumes of discarded computers, monitors, laptops, cellphones and other electronics in our landfills, e-waste often finds its way (by […]

The Good Neighbour, directed by Astrid Schau-Larsen

The Good Neighbour

Director Astrid Schau-Larsen’s The Good Neighbour, Den Gode Naboen in Norwegian, follows the journey of Julie Strand Offerdal as she gathers evidence of how the activities of Statoil – a 67% Norwegian government owned oil and gas supplier– impact the lives of people living right next door to their Canadian […]

The "Climate Change Containment Unit" protesting Line 9 on the Grand River.

Reports Question NEB Assessment of Line 9 and Northern Gateway Pipeline Risks

Opponents of Enbridge’s Line 9B pipeline in Southern Ontario are scrambling in the wake of its tentative approval earlier this month by the National Energy Board to highlight just how dangerous overhauling the 38-year-old, 639-kilometre pipeline could be for flora and fauna alike.

Ruptured pipeline responsible for Kalamazoo spill.

The Cautionary Tale of Kalamazoo

In the early hours of July 26, 2010, Sue Connolly bundled her children into the car and drove to the local daycare in Marshall, Michigan, like every other weekday. But on this morning, something was not quite right. “There was a very strong odor in the air. It just took […]

Oil Man and the Sea

The Oil Man and the Sea: Navigating the Northern Gateway

This book is an engaging account of journalist Arno Kopecky’s sailing trip from Vancouver Island to Kitimat and explores what the Northern Gateway project would mean for the animals and people who inhabit British Columbia’s Great Bear Rainforest. Northern Gateway is of course the proposed Enbridge pipeline that would carry […]