Adria Vasil


Edward Burtynsky

Photographer Ed Burtynsky's latest documentary offers unnerving look on the enormous and irreversible ways that human activity is literally reshaping Earth more

Feb 20, 2017 9:33 AM Ecoholic 2 Comments

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Fear not, friends, battle-hardened activists north of the 49th picked up some valuable lessons from fighting our press-hating, government-scientist-muzzling former prime minister more

Feb 13, 2017 11:05 AM Ecoholic 5 Comments

With Donald Trump calling for the renegotiation of NAFTA, the Council of Canadians says water is vulnerable to potential trade demands more

Feb 6, 2017 11:05 AM Ecoholic

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Photo by Mary Anne Andrei/Bold Nebraska

Outraged environmentalists and Indigenous groups vow to fight both pipelines in the courts and on the streets more

Jan 24, 2017 4:36 PM Ecoholic


Michael Watier

As Wynne's approval ratings hit an all-time low, Conservative critics are now beating the drum against cap and trade, but the costs of doing nothing on climate change will be much higher more

Jan 19, 2017 2:13 PM Ecoholic

Halfway through council's term, the Toronto Environmental Alliance’s latest progress report digs up some damning decisions on everything from climate action to waste management more

Dec 21, 2016 2:12 PM Ecoholic 2 Comments


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Real trees are more environmentally-friendly than plastic in the long run, but they may also be sprayed with soon-to-be-banned pesticides that are harming bees more

Dec 19, 2016 9:00 AM Ecoholic

Despite Liberal government promises to end "political harassment," environmental groups are still feeling the scare of Harper-era audits more

Dec 13, 2016 5:06 PM Ecoholic

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Amnesty International

New Amnesty International report slams Nestle, Unilever, Kellogg, Procter & Gamble and Colgate for use of child labour on “sustainable” palm oil plantations more

Dec 6, 2016 5:42 PM Ecoholic

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The feds ban triclosan (not really), Trudeau urged to ditch $3 billion in oil and gas subsidies and ExxonMobil's "irreversible decline" more

Dec 1, 2016 2:08 PM Ecoholic

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Darryl Richardson

Canadians are being asked to close their TD bank accounts after authorities stateside give pipeline opponents December 5 deadline to clear out more

Nov 30, 2016 10:20 AM Ecoholic 2 Comments

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The feds may be setting themselves up for the kind of opposition the Dakota Access Pipeline is facing stateside near Standing Rock with approval of Kinder Morgan project more

Nov 23, 2016 2:21 PM Ecoholic 1 Comments

Climate activists agree U.S. election is a "fucking disaster" for the planet, but what will it mean for Canada's environment? more

Nov 17, 2016 5:47 PM Ecoholic 2 Comments


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We have 400 per cent more clothing a year than we had in our closets back in 1980, and companies are churning out a dozen “seasons’” worth of clothing trends a year. more

Nov 9, 2016 5:24 PM Ecoholic 1 Comments


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Vamoosing moose and rampaging feral pigs: eight numbers you need to know from the Environmental Commissioner's latest on the biodiversity crisis in Ontario more

Nov 1, 2016 11:01 AM Ecoholic

The company's cocoa plantations in Ivory Coast have been implicated in child slavery allegations, says more

Oct 28, 2016 10:12 AM Ecoholic 9 Comments


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“The industry has manipulated its forecasts... to perpetuate an ongoing myth of pipeline constraints in order to advocate for unnecessary new pipeline construction,” says Oil Change International. more

Oct 26, 2016 8:00 PM Ecoholic 2 Comments


Cheol Joon Baek

Random thoughts and observations from Adria Vasil on the environmental stories making headlines more

Oct 24, 2016 4:02 PM Ecoholic

But proposed two-year moratorium doesn't go far enough say critics who want water-taking permits for bottled water operations phased out completely more

Oct 20, 2016 11:01 AM Ecoholic 1 Comments

Planet in Focus film explores the mechanics – and perils – of an invisible industry that pollutes the high seas and whose workers toil under “flags of convenience” in near-slavery conditions more

Oct 18, 2016 6:04 PM Ecoholic

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