Environment

Published On: July 23, 2020
Journalist Laura Trethewey discusses her book, "The Imperiled Ocean: Human Stories from a Changing Sea."
Published On: July 22, 2020
Gypsy-moth caterpillars are killing trees throughout the province. This research team thinks understanding how they pee could help defeat them.
Published On: July 02, 2020
Historian Timothy Winegard discusses the mosquito's sometimes deadly effects on humans and history.
Published On: June 10, 2020
Free seeds. Free soil. Helpful tips. Across the province, cities are providing residents with what they need to take up gardening during COVID-19.
Published On: June 10, 2020
Harvesting is celebrated as a way to reconnect with nature and food — but does it put wild plants at risk?
Published On: May 26, 2020
Across the province, creatures are choosing nest locations, feeding babies, and teaching young ones new skills. Here’s how you can do your part to protect them
Published On: May 20, 2020
What can be learned and adapted from the environment's bounce back while people the world over are locked down?
Published On: May 13, 2020
ANALYSIS: This year’s spring bear hunt will be very different under COVID-19. Which could mean more bears — and more human-bear encounters.
Published On: April 22, 2020
Anthropocene: The Human Epoch is a stunning cinematic meditation on humanity's massive reengineering of the planet.
Published On: April 10, 2020
Take an epic journey in real-time along Ontario's magnificent Rideau Canal and discover its rich history, unique culture, and breathtaking beauty.
Published On: April 09, 2020
Laura Smith discusses her experience canoeing the Rideau Canal.
Published On: February 18, 2020
Historian Timothy Winegard discusses his book, "The Mosquito: A Human History of our Deadliest Predator."
Published On: February 12, 2020
A warming planet is changing what we eat. Here's how.
Published On: February 05, 2020
TVO.org speaks with Kitchener’s Heidi Bechtold about her trip to Australia — and her team’s “calling” to save animals threatened by the bushfires.
Published On: January 27, 2020
Chris Ragan, chair of Canada's Ecofiscal Commission, discusses the country's targets for reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
Published On: January 17, 2020
Why climate action gets stuck — and how we can get it unstuck Dek: OPINION: The world is full of climate initiatives that stall soon after they start. Here are the questions we should be asking to design change-making policies Cutline: The Doug Ford government cancelled the provincial cap-and-trade system and removed subsidies for electric vehicles.  
Published On: January 16, 2020
Climate change. Unpredictable harvests. Barn fires. Farmers face constant threats to their livelihood — and that can take a psychological toll.
Published On: January 16, 2020
St. Joseph Island is the province’s leading regional producer of maple syrup — but extreme weather poses new risks to the industry.