Environment


David Suzuki Saves Capsized Paddlers During Environmental Protest. Obviously.

David Suzuki Saves Capsized Paddlers During Environmental Protest. Obviously.

When he isn’t too busy saving the planet, famed Canadian environmentalist David Suzuki rescues fellow Canadians as well. Suzuki was among a group on B.C.’s Peace River on Saturday who were protesting the looming construction of the Site C dam...
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Montreal Might Become the First Major Canadian City to Ban Plastic Bags

Plastic bag bans and fees have proven to work in countries around the world – yet when Toronto tried to implement such a strategy in 2012, it was shot down before even having a chance to take off. Now, it's Montreal's turn to consider what is an often a hotly contested action
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Greenpeace Reveals the World's Greenest Major Tech Companies

Apple is the greenest major tech company in the world, according to Greenpeace. Facebook and Google round out the top three, while Oracle and Amazon performed abysmally on the environmental score card
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Why We Need a National Sustainable Seafood Day

Before you mow down on just any seafood today, consider the fact that there's an effort taking place to designate a National Sustainable Seafood Day. Which makes sense, considering decades of harmful fishery practices, pollution, and a changing climate have put the future health of Canada’s three oceans at risk
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16 Pieces of Earth Day Knowledge You Should Know

Everyone knows today is Earth Day – but what do you actually know about it? Whether you strive to improve the planet every day or you're just content with turning off the lights every April 22, here are 16 things every Canadian should know about one of the world's biggest movements
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Most of Western Canada’s Glaciers Will Melt Away by 2100

Canada’s Rocky Mountains could resemble those of California or Colorado in lifetime of our children. New research shows that 70 per cent of the glacier ice in Alberta and British Columbia could disappear by the end of the 21st century
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Eco Friendly: Costa Rica Has Survived 2015 Entirely on Renewable Energy

Costa Rica is a little country that’s making a BIG impact. The nation – long known for its economic practices – has survived 2015 to date entirely on renewable energy. Now if only it was as easy for other countries to do the same
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