Environment

Published On: May 27, 2019
The Agenda discusses how leaky sewer pipes are often the culprit in house flooding.
Published On: May 21, 2019
OPINION: Wild bees are critical to our ecosystems, but their populations are under threat.
Published On: May 17, 2019
The federal agency responsible for finding a long-term storage site for spent nuclear fuel has been scouting out possible locations for a Deep Geological Repository. Two of them are in Bruce County.  
Published On: May 16, 2019
Once a month, scientists gather at a local pub to talk about their findings and their work — and everyone’s invited. It’s all part of an effort to break down barriers between experts and the public.
Published On: May 13, 2019
In the past, evacuations from the remote First Nation disrupted education and set students back — this year, class will be in session despite the floods.
Published On: May 06, 2019
ANALYSIS: The federal carbon tax has survived its first legal test, but at least two more are coming. So what does the Saskatchewan decision mean for its future?
Published On: May 01, 2019
The Agenda discusses Ontario's problem with flooding this spring.
Published On: April 25, 2019
The threat Asian Carp pose to the Great Lakes ecosystem with journalist Andrew Reeves and his book, "Overrun: Dispatches from the Asian Carp Crisis."
Published On: April 25, 2019
Two alarming new studies have shown a precipitous decline in insect populations worldwide, as much as 80 percent in three decades.
Published On: April 24, 2019
Volunteers throughout the province are turning old infrastructure into new gardens — part of a larger movement toward greening urban spaces.
Published On: April 23, 2019
OPINION: The carbon-tax arguments made before the Court of Appeal last week demonstrate that climate-change policy has to be smart as well as aggressive.
Published On: April 22, 2019
Breaking with our culturally ingrained tendency to excess may seem difficult — but these eight simple ways of cutting back on waste are a good start.
Published On: April 17, 2019
American researchers were looking for the ideal place to test aerial-imaging technology for detecting animals in the wild — and they found it at the Polar Bear Habitat in Cochrane.
Published On: April 16, 2019
OPINION: On the first day of arguments before Ontario's highest court, the province's lawyers made it clear that the judiciary won’t be able to make peace between Ottawa and skeptical provinces.
Published On: March 13, 2019
ANALYSIS: New research suggests that we can farm fish without creating ecological nightmares. John Michael McGrath examines what that could mean for Ontario’s aquaculture industry.
Published On: March 07, 2019
This week, the city became the first in Ontario to pass such a motion. But will it lead to action?
Published On: February 21, 2019
Instead of raising property taxes to fund its climate-change plans, Peterborough has gone a different route — it’s accepting voluntary donations from residents.
Published On: February 13, 2019
Ontario university students are doing hands-on work in food and medicine gardens and in manomin fields — all part of a community-based research program aimed at cultivating healthy relationships and a healthy environment.