Waste & Pollution Management

First Nations Bring Mercury-Contaminated Fish to BC Legislature to Protest Site C Dam

First Nations Bring Mercury-Contaminated Fish to BC Legislature to Protest Site C Dam

Chiefs from two First Nations bring 200 pounds of contaminated bull trout from BC’s Crooked River system in a demonstration on provincial legislature against the controversial $9 billion Site C dam.

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David Suzuki: Microbeads are a sign of our plastic consumer madness

David Suzuki: Microbeads are a sign of our plastic consumer madness

Plastic has made life more convenient, but many of us remember a time when we got along fine without it.

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Environmental groups back in court over pesticide banned in Norway but permitted in Canada

Environmental groups back in court over pesticide banned in Norway but permitted in Canada

The federal government is unlawfully shielding from review pest control products containing a pesticide banned in Norway, environmental groups say.

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David Suzuki: China’s disastrous pollution problem is a lesson for all

David Suzuki: China’s disastrous pollution problem is a lesson for all

We may never experience the kind of deadly pollution China is struggling with, but we can do a lot to make sure our air, water and soil are as clean as possible.

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Conservation groups ask Canada to classify microbeads “toxic”

Conservation groups ask Canada to classify microbeads “toxic”

While many U.S. states and Ontario are working to ban microbeads, Canada’s federal government has yet to make a move.

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Environmental groups applaud Ontario’s action on bee and pollinator protection

Environmental groups applaud Ontario’s action on bee and pollinator protection

Announcement makes Ontario the first North American jurisdiction to permanently restrict usage of bee pesticide.

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David Suzuki: We have to stop filling and killing the oceans with plastic

David Suzuki: We have to stop filling and killing the oceans with plastic

Reducing the amount of plastic we dump into oceans is a challenge we can meet. Let’s get on it.

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More bad news for bees: The new “F” word

More bad news for bees: The new “F” word

Putting bees and ecosystem functioning at risk endangers us all. It’s time to find a better way.

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Recreational marine traffic a major pollutant on Pacific Coast

Recreational marine traffic a major pollutant on Pacific Coast

University of Calgary geographer leads study on association between oil spills and maritime activities on Pacific Coast.

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World’s largest volunteer Shoreline Cleanup comes to Vancouver

World’s largest volunteer Shoreline Cleanup comes to Vancouver

Residents in BC’s Lower Mainland get set to tackle shoreline litter for the Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup on September 20.

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