Waste & Pollution Management

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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Lax drinking water standards put Canadians at risk

Lax drinking water standards put Canadians at risk

Canada has no standard for more than 100 substances regulated by at least one other comparison country.

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David Suzuki: Lake Huron is no place for a nuclear waste dump

David Suzuki: Lake Huron is no place for a nuclear waste dump

Is dilution really the solution to pollution — especially when it’s nuclear waste that can stay radioactive for 100,000 years?

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Mercury in Canada’s Arctic: Why we should be paying closer attention

Mercury in Canada’s Arctic: Why we should be paying closer attention

New study finds increased mercury level Arctic marine birds due to climate change.

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Are oil production emissions bad for your health? Ask Alberta’s energy regulator

Are oil production emissions bad for your health? Ask Alberta’s energy regulator

Report concludes that odours from bitumen tanks in Peace River are causing health issues for nearby residents.

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Alberta group crowdfunds in effort to press government on tar sands spills

Alberta group crowdfunds in effort to press government on tar sands spills

Keepers of the Athabasca want to get the word out about ongoing oil spills in Cold Lake, Alberta.

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At least we solved the ozone crisis … oh, wait

At least we solved the ozone crisis … oh, wait

Scientists have identified four new man-made gases that may be depleting the ozone layer.

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Transport Minister expresses concerns over sending oil through Churchill

Transport Minister expresses concerns over sending oil through Churchill

Canada’s federal Transport Minister Lisa Raitt recently came out bluntly against shipping oil through Canada’s north.

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