At Fairy Creek, Standing Rock, Line 3, and local battles all over, Two Spirit people are on the front lines of climate justice, often putting their bodies in the way of industry.
Neighborhoods of color across the country are coping with horrible smells—and their health impacts. It’s racism on full display.
A system of dikes meant to protect the Lower Mainland from flooding excludes many First Nations. The federal government admits some have “no dike protection at all.”
The failed Instagram trend that promised to plant a tree for every pet picture is a good reminder that tree-planting efforts can do more harm than good when they’re not pursued meaningfully.
A family fell on such hard times after a cyclone that when a man offered their daughter, 17, a job, they agreed. They later learned she was forced into the sex trade.
Fires have already decimated and gentrified cities in the U.S. Canada isn’t far behind: Tens of thousands have fled their homes because of fires since 1980, putting pressure on host communities.
Flooding in and around Vancouver even in an optimistic scenario could destroy tens of thousands of homes, harm First Nations, and drive up already wild housing prices for everyone.
A failing breakwater in Conception Bay South in Newfoundland shows just how ill-prepared most places are for the climate crisis.
Scientists say the size of the algae cyst bed is “unprecedented globally” and threatening the Arctic food supply.
Satellite companies such as SpaceX and Amazon aim to provide global broadband, but their networks threaten dark skies and Indigenous traditions that depend on them.
The United Houma Nation and other Native tribes in Louisiana aren’t federally recognized, which cuts them off from help they need after Hurricane Ida.
Researchers in Virginia have found “shocking” rates of mental illness among coal miners, still one of the most dangerous jobs today.