environmental damage

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The Uglier Side of Portugal's Dreamy Beaches

Photographer Diogo Andrade documented what happens to summer dream destinations when you build first and think later.
Diogo Andrade
6.10.16
Stuff

Black Goo, the Environment, And the End of the World

Douglas Coupland looks to the past to find an answer for the impending environmental apocalypse of the extreme present.
Douglas Coupland
10.6.15
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A ‘Massive Deposit’ of Mining Waste From BC’s Mount Polley Mine Spill Is Still Lingering

The 2014 spill was and remains the worst environmental mining disaster in Canadian history.
Carol Linnitt
8.6.15
News

Local Governments Say Feds' Response to Vancouver Fuel Spill Was Too Slow

Politicians blamed each other for delayed spill response last week, as many popular Vancouver beaches remain closed.
Sarah Berman
4.15.15
News

A First Nation Is Occupying a Government Office to Stop Commercial Herring Fishing in BC

If the feds don't have the authority to shut down herring fisheries, the Heiltsuk Nation does, says Chief Marilyn Slett.
Sarah Berman
4.1.15
News

How a ‘Futuristic’ Garbage Disposal Turned Into a Smoke-Belching Waste Crisis for Ontario’s Six Nations

An inventor sold them on the dream of a "zero-emission" solution to their waste problems. Now he's MIA.
Alan Jones
3.26.15
News

Victoria Is Still Cleaning Up Last Century’s Toxic Mess

British Columbia's capital city is ever-so-slowly reclaiming a Victorian-era dump. Eleven years and $138 million later, one of Canada's most toxic sites remains a work in progress.
Sarah Berman
2.26.15
News

Canadian Mining Companies Are Destroying Latin America

Throughout Latin America, Canadian mining companies are acting with impunity and may have used paramilitary criminal organizations to dispose of anyone in their way.
Joseph Czikk
2.12.15
News

Dene People in Northern Saskatchewan Are Resisting Uranium and Tar Sands Mining

While public attention focuses on oil sands extraction in Alberta, a group of remote northern Dene trappers are fighting to preserve some of their traditional land from uranium miners.
Michael Toledano
2.11.15
News

Did Fracking Cause an Earthquake in Fox Creek, Alberta?

So far there's no conclusive proof, but fracking has been connected to earthquakes in other places, and BC is already cracking down.
Mack Lamoureux
2.9.15
News

Mount Polley Mine’s Headquarters Raided Six Months After Massive Spill

Four government agencies executed four search warrants as part of a joint investigation into the mining disaster. Meanwhile, Imperial Metals' Red Chris mine in northern BC started digging.
Sarah Berman
2.6.15
News

Meet the Lawyer Chevron Tried to Destroy

Steven Donziger has fought for a decade to take Chevron for $10 billion, and all he has are extortion charges to show for it.
Justin Ling
1.23.15
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