pollution

Restoration in BC’s Hart mountain ranges

Restoration in BC’s Hart mountain ranges

Community groups work together to clean up pollution in a sensitive alpine ecosystem in northeastern BC.

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Environmental groups call for cleaner BC mining

Environmental groups call for cleaner BC mining

The groups are urging the BC government and mining companies to commit to better practices and stronger regulations to protect communities from industrial pollution.

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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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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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David Suzuki: Yes, pipeline spills are good for the economy

David Suzuki: Yes, pipeline spills are good for the economy

Scientists around the world have been warning us for decades about the consequences of our wasteful lifestyles.

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Video: How scientists are projecting future climate change

This video explores how the addition of carbon dioxide to the atmosphere by human beings, has upset a natural balance between ocean, land and atmosphere that has been in place for thousands of years.

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Plastic Pollution in our Oceans

Plastic Pollution in our Oceans

You have probably heard about the garbage patches that our in our oceans but may not know the exactly what it looks like. I however do. I have sailed through 2 of them. I remember being amazed at the sudden onslaught of garbage and wondered if a local fishing boat was dumping into the ocean. I […]

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Quebec’s asbestos industry faces off against health experts

Quebec’s asbestos industry faces off against health experts

Medical experts working for the Quebec government’s National Public Health Institute (INSPQ) are “a little gang of Talibans”, charges Bernard Coulombe, president of the Jeffrey asbestos mine.

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Toxics bill ignores Ontario’s biggest reported water polluters

Toxics bill ignores Ontario’s biggest reported water polluters

Toronto – Sewage treatments plants are the Top 10 Water Polluters in Ontario, and are the largest reported releasers of mercury and lead into the province’s lakes, streams, and rivers, according to an analysis released yesterday by Environmental Defence. The analysis comes as a legislative committee at Queen’s Park reviews the government’s proposed Toxics Reduction […]

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Ontario joins the movement to make lawns and gardens green

Ontario joins the movement to make lawns and gardens green

Here’s your weekly Science Matters column from the David Suzuki Foundation: March 19, 2009 – The discovery by Swiss chemist Paul Mueller in 1939 that DDT kills insect “pests” was hailed as a breakthrough. Dr. Mueller went on to win a Nobel Prize in 1948 for his work, and DDT became the most widely used […]

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