China’s Construction Industry Is Putting Earth’s Ozone Layer Back At Risk
A rise in atmospheric levels of CFC-11, a substance banned by the Montreal Protocol, prompted environmental investigators to find the source.
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.
Kangaroo Farts Are Unlocking Ways to Tackle Climate Change
Skippy may be the solution to Australia's reliance on gassy, environmentally destructive livestock.
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 British Columbia’s Mount Polley Mine Spill Is Still Lingering
The 2014 spill was and remains the worst environmental mining disaster in Canadian history.
Local Governments in Canada Say the 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.
The Heiltsuk Nation Is Occupying a Government Office to Stop Commercial Herring Fishing in British Columbia
Chief Marilyn Slett has declared that if the feds don't have the authority to shut down commercial herring fisheries, the Heiltsuk Nation would.
Victoria Is Still Cleaning Up Last Century’s Toxic Mess
Eleven years and $138 million after cleanup efforts began, one of Canada's most toxic sites remains a work in progress.
Indigenous Canadians Are Fighting the Uranium Mining Industry
A group of remote northern Dene trappers are fighting to preserve some of their traditional land from exploitation.
Did Fracking Cause an Earthquake in Alberta?
So far there's no conclusive proof, but fracking has been connected to earthquakes in other places, and British Columbia is already cracking down.
An Oil Boom Is Ravaging an Indian Reservation in North Dakota
MHA Nation has collected about $1 billion in oil money since the fracking bonanza took off in 2008, but life for most tribe members has only gotten bleaker since then.
Angry Venetians Are Sick of Cruise-Ship Pollution
Cruise ships have been ploughing their way through Venice’s canals—and depositing huge amounts of pollution into the water in the process—for the past couple of decades. Local environmentalists aren’t happy about this, and they spent Saturday marching...