Glyphosate is the most used herbicide in human history – since the arrival of genetically modified crops in the 1990s its use has exploded 15-fold more


Those, like Premier Ford, who support keeping Pickering running need to explain how they plan to safeguard the thousands of tonnes of potentially deadly waste already stored at the site more


Bare Market, Toronto's first package-free goods store, has launched pop-up shops across Toronto to combat plastic consumption. more



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Here's how to rid plastic from your daily routine and advocate for long-term environmental change more


The best 2018 earth day events in Toronto will guide you on what to do, where to go and who to learn from on April 22. From a panel discussion on the circular economy to a lecture by Jane Goodall, these events will raise your environmental awareness. more


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Companies like Coca-Cola, Pepsi, Nestlé, Unilever, Procter & Gamble, McDonald’s, Tim Hortons and Starbucks have deliberately pawned off the end of life management of their products on to their customers and to municipalities more

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Apps claiming to be more socially responsible than scandal-plagued Uber are popping up in Toronto. NOW's Ecoholic columnist asks whether we're being taken for a ride more



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How a global “renaissance” for all things plasticky will spark a zero-waste revolution – and other environmental prognostications for the new year more



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Recent studies suggest it is irresponsible to rule out the possibility after last week's "warning to humanity" from more than 15,000 climate change scientists more


One person that might give activists pause about Brown’s possible direction on the environment is his pro-tar sands chief of staff Alykhan Velshi more


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Nature therapy is an under-emphasized aspect of modern psychiatry, but new studies suggest even mild increases in exposure to trees can result in lower levels of depression more


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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


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


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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


"I don’t ever want to be a Kraft cheese slice of music. Overly processed, preconceived to placate the masses, bland and as chemical as possible just so it can be bought." more


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    Queen’s Park rally ­November 9 pushes for nuclear phase-out.