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Deformed Fish, Rabbits With Two Genitals: Canada’s Largest National Park Is Falling Apart

A federal study found that out of 17 environmental indicators at Wood Buffalo National Park—the second-largest national park in the world—15 are declining.
Jordan Pearson
7.17.18
climate change

Earth Will Likely Be Much Warmer in 2100 Than We Anticipated, Scientists Warn

But there’s some good news, too. Countries are starting to move away from fossil fuels.
Stephen Leahy
12.6.17
infrastructure

Canada’s Oil Sands Development Is Enabling This Jerk Bird

The brown-headed cowbird used to sit atop roaming bison, now it perches on oil equipment.
Jordan Pearson
7.18.17
News

One Hundred Indigenous Nations in US and Canada Join Forces in Opposition of Pipeline Expansion

Standing Rock's Sioux Tribe, the Union of BC Chiefs, and many more Indigenous leaders signed a treaty to prevent expansion of the tar sands.
Hilary Beaumont
9.23.16
News

The Oil Sands’ ‘Cleaner’ Future Looks Awfully Dirty

Steam-powered mining is anything but environmentally friendly.
Jordan Pearson
8.29.16
Stuff

How the Sputtering Oil and Gas Industry Is Destroying Men

Men are falling behind in one Canadian oil town and, not surprisingly, they aren't handling it well.
Jack Urwin
4.26.16
Stuff

Why This Canadian Province Is Slaughtering All Its Wolves

The government has commissioned the killing of well over 1,000 wolves in the past decade after destroying the land of its prey—the caribou.
James Wilt
2.26.16
News

A Tiny Canadian Satellite Is Going to Watch the World's Climate Offenders

Its creators say that four major operators from Canada's oil sands have already signed-up.
Matthew Braga
11.25.15
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Bill Nye the Science Guy Visited the Alberta Tar Sands and Was Depressed

Nye suggested a new government is the answer to Canada's climate change woes.
Sierra Bein
9.2.15
Canada

Look Out Alberta Oil Sands, Canada Has a New Oil Patch

The apocalyptic oil sands isn't the only crude patch the Canadians are eyeing.
Ben Makuch
10.15.14
tech

Bill Nye Talks About Canadian Oil and the Certainty of Climate Change

"The science of climate change is, by many reasonable estimates, more strongly proven than the connection between cigarettes and cancer."
Patrick McGuire
10.2.14
Canada

Canada Is Starting To Actually Acknowledge Climate Change

Whether Stephen Harper likes it or not, a Canadian government study says climate change in Canada is inevitable
Stephen Buranyi
6.29.14
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