Beluga Whales at the Georgia Aquarium

Endangered Perspective: Sea Canary in the Coral Mine

It’s a sad day when the list of endangered species gets a little longer, which is exactly what happened in November 2014. Among the new arrivals to this crestfallen bunch is a species known fondly as the sea canary. You might recognize them by their common name – the beluga […]

Toms River: A Story of Science and Salvation \ Dan Fagin

Toms River: A Story of Science and Salvation

IN THE TRADITION OF A Civil Action, The Emperor of All Maladies and The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, Dan Fagin melds hard-hitting investigative reporting with a fascinating scientific detective story and unforgettable characters. At its core, Toms River is a meticulous history of the poisoning of a quaint New […]

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.