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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.