Podcast: Moby Doll & Granny (The Hundred-Year-Old Whale)

The BC Maritime Museum launched a new series of “Nautical Nights” with Skaana host, Mark Leiren-Young, talking about the secret origins of The Killer Whale Who Changed the World and his documentary The-Hundred-Year-Old Whale which premieres this month at Planet in Focus in Toronto.

Muzzling scientists is an assault on democracy

Countries where governments hold a tight rein on information, shut down or stifle research that runs counter to their priorities, and demonize and attack opponents are never good places to live. We have to make sure Canada doesn’t become one.

David Suzuki: Will we learn from Sandy?

The storm that wreaked havoc on Caribbean nations and the U.S. East Coast in late October offers a glimpse into our future. Along with recent heavy rainfall, flooding, heat waves…

It’s in our nature to be healthy

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…

What’s the fracking problem with natural gas?

It’s not unexpected that shooting massive amounts of water, sand, and chemicals at high pressure into the earth to shatter shale and release natural gas might shake things up. But earthquakes aren’t the worst problem with fracking.