If you like making videos and you want to be part of making our world a healthier place, the EduTOX Video Challenge may just be for you.
Microbes are not only around us, they live on and in us. And there are many we couldn’t live without.
No matter how you feel about Ontario’s proposal to restrict use of neonicotinoid insecticides on corn and soybean crops, we can all agree: bees matter.
It’s the government’s duty to protect us from potentially harmful chemicals. With neonics, the science is clear.
New study finds increased mercury level Arctic marine birds due to climate change.
Report concludes that odours from bitumen tanks in Peace River are causing health issues for nearby residents.
MIRARCO and Goodman School of Mines are pleased to offer a short course on: The Fundamentals of Environmental Risk Assessment. A three day course on: the background science and communication of environmetal risks, as well as risk management and environmental rehabilitation.
Our Constitution doesn’t mention the environment. How can we fully enjoy our freedoms without the right to live in a healthy environment?
Scientists often come up with new discoveries, technologies or theories. But sometimes they rediscover what our ancestors already knew. A couple of recent findings show we have a lot to learn from our forebears – and nature – about bugs.
Does regular time in nature make you calmer? More alert? Happier? Let’s all get into the nature habit. It can make our lives better.
We need a national strategy to get our kids eating healthy foods and being active in nature.
Jessica Burman explains why it’s so important to learn to read the labels when it comes to modern skin care products.
One of the joys of being a grandparent is getting to see the world again through the eyes of a child. Recently, I found my three-year-old grandson picking at a…
We’ve long known that environmental factors contribute to disease, especially contamination of air, water, and soil. Scientists are now learning the connection is stronger than we realized.
Researchers from fields as diverse as biology, psychiatry, engineering, horticulture, neuroscience, and medicine have realized what most of us know intuitively: nature is good for our health and wellbeing.
Shared by environmentaldefence on Jan 5, 2012 Get toxins out of your makeup. Learn more, find out how, and find safer alternatives at http://www.environmentaldefence.ca When you’re brushing your teeth, changing the little one’s diaper, and putting on deodorant in the morning, are you thinking about the chemicals in your toothpaste, your diaper cream, your shampoo, and your lipstick?…
While much of the triclosan is removed in sewage stations, not all is removed from our water. It was one of the most commonly detected compounds in a US Geological Survey of American streams.
When Vancouver mom Marcie Weinstein-Smith took a market survey asking moms what frustrated them most about natural baby products, the prevailing answer was that “they all lie.”