February 01, 2021 8 min read
I can’t protest with my body like some folks, but there are so many other forms of activism.
I spent a spring teaching kids about gardening and passive solar greenhouses—and I learned just as much as they did.
January 10, 2023 - 7 min read
A week of working in the heat and smoke opened an Alberta student’s eyes to the realities of the climate crisis.
December 14, 2022 - 4 min read
Students use video to warn against scams, share beauty tips, and welcome those following in their footsteps.
December 07, 2022 - 6 min read
The story of those colourful kitchen accessories starts in a surprising place: a sand mine.
November 28, 2022 - 5 min read
Canada should learn from the way the French government funds home energy improvements.
November 22, 2022 - 7 min read
A rock climber gives up competing to focus on climate activism.
November 15, 2022 - 5 min read
When Hollywood fast-forwards to climate devastation, it wastes an opportunity to ignite our imaginations.
December 01, 2021 - 7 min read
Women are shaking up the climate movement with fierce, compassionate leadership.
March 31, 2021 - 7 min read
Dreamers and creators can break imaginative barriers and lead us to a better world.
January 15, 2021 - 8 min read
From Covid-19 lockdowns to Putin’s Russia, activists find ways to have impact despite restrictive conditions.
August 21, 2020 - 8 min read
Environmental groups have a diversity problem. Here are some ways we can fix it.
February 26, 2020 - 7 min read
The Behr’s hairstreak could go extinct in Canada if we don’t protect the rare desert ecosystem it depends on.
August 11, 2022 - 6 min read
Most people have a preferred format for book reading. But is one better for the planet?
Helen A. Lee
April 27, 2022 - 7 min read
Guitars are traditionally made from “tonewoods.” Their growing scarcity has experts looking at other options.
February 10, 2022 - 13 min read
The lack of diversity in science and tech isn’t new, but fresh thinking might finally make these fields more inclusive.
January 18, 2022 - 9 min read
Researchers and activists are finding creative ways to advocate for technological justice.
December 08, 2021 - 6 min read
The story of concrete is complex: it’s an affordable, easy-to-use building material, but also an environmental nightmare.
November 02, 2021 - 6 min read
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Coffee Outside gatherings and “no-drop” group rides offer alternatives to competitive cycling.
Sun Woo Baik
May 31, 2022 - 7 min read
The grazing animals' appetite for weeds is helping restore native bird habitat.
May 18, 2022 - 6 min read
Urban areas can be deathtraps for birds. A new certification aims to make them havens.
May 13, 2022 - 6 min read
Backyard squirrels made me ponder the pleasures of wildlife feeding, and what we should do instead.
April 14, 2022 - 9 min read
It’s hard to find budget-friendly space in the city, to live or make art. For this comedy venue, it’s begun to look impossible.
November 19, 2021 - 9 min read
The Textilandia walking tour showed me how Brooklyn’s Bushwick neighborhood has changed.
November 09, 2021 - 8 min read