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The Nature Force

When thinking about the future, unfortunately, it is impossible to think of one that does not involve climate change. As a result, climate change mitigation and adaptation measures need to be quickly implemented into society to create climate-resilient communities. This is where the newly formed ‘The Nature Force’ is hoping […]

Addressing Eco-Anxiety

When thinking about the future, and specifically the future of our planet, do you find yourself often feeling overwhelmed or worried? As environmentalists, I’m sure you have all felt this feeling – the despair that we aren’t, and will never do enough, and the demotivation felt when another environmental disaster […]

Every Day Eco-Heroes – Autumn Peltier

In celebration of this upcoming Earth Day on April 22, we are excited to be creating this series in collaboration with Earth Day Canada. The theme of this year’s celebration was launched yesterday, and is centered around eco-anxiety and turning that feeling into action. As such, we created the “Every […]

The Last of the Atlantic Caribou

The Very Last of the Atlantic Caribou

I found her on my third day, a speck of honey and cream lost in the shimmering savannas atop Mont Albert, Quebec. Through my camera lens I saw a robust and healthy coat, a head without antlers but with the unmistakable contours of the Woodland caribou, her face calm and […]

Our Environmental Origin Story

We all have a different reason why we became environmentalists. For some of us, it is a lived experience, for others, it is through education, or by being inspired by the actions of others. In this piece, A\J employees Siobhan Mullally and Alex Goddard take a look back to what […]

Book Review: Mining Country: A History of Canada’s Mines and Miners

When MiningWatch Canada started up in 1999, we all hoped that our work would challenge the industry-dominated discourse about mining and smelting in Canada.  We were determined to see academics, journalists, and popular publishers expose the enormous externalized costs of the metals extracted in this country to workers, indigenous peoples, […]