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Aug 16, 2017
Image: Flickr/U.S. Department of Agriculture

Wildfires are a climate change wake-up call

David Suzuki
Climate change doesn't necessarily start fires -- lightning, unattended campfires, carelessly tossed cigarette butts and sparks are major causes -- but it creates conditions for more and larger fires.
Blog
Jul 28, 2017

Justin Trudeau's pipeline problems

Krystalline Kraus
The Prime Minister's current high popularity ratings could be compromised by resistance to Keystone and Kinder Morgan.
Blog
Jul 18, 2017
person drinking through plastic straw.

Plastic straws suck

David Suzuki
Ordering your drinks without straws is a small sacrifice but a big step to reducing the amount of plastic we produce and waste.
Columnists
Jul 18, 2017
 Urban Organic Farming. Photo: Visit.org/flickr

Street Farm serves up food for the soul

Street Farm is the story of Sole Food Street Farms and how the creation of an urban farm eventually developed into a network of four farms located in Vancouver's East Hastings district.
Blog
Jul 17, 2017
A now "rare" monarch butterfly photographed by the author's step-mother in early July. It is one from a greatly reduced North American population threatened with extinction due to the use of herbicides and climate change.

If the monarch butterfly goes extinct, we're all to blame

Thomas Woodley
Back in the 1970s, "citizen scientists" were engaged to track the migration of the monarch butterfly. Today "citizen scientists" are needed to save this formerly ubiquitous butterfly from extinction.
Blog
Jul 11, 2017
A bee and a butterfly. Image: Pixabay

Butterflyways are blooming throughout the land

David Suzuki
Jode Roberts
Pollinator pathway. Bumblebee highway. River of Flowers. Bee Line. These all describe habitat corridors created to help pollinators like bees and butterflies. We can add Butterflyways to the list.

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