Western Bumblebee Pollinating a Thistle

Western Bumblebee Populations Collapsing: Short on Data

Western bumblebee populations have declined by 93% over the last two decades. Find out how researchers support action to conserve these vital pollinators. (4 min read)

Invasive Alien Species - Plants Overrunning Forest

Invasive Alien Species: Forgotten Environmental Threat

Invasive alien species have been a problem for generations. Find out why a new international study warns that the issue is more urgent than ever. (4:30 min read time)

Outdoor Science Education Girls Using Magnifying Glass

Outdoor Science Education at Risk From COVID-19

Outdoor science education is a field at risk, according to a new study. Find out why, and what we can do to preserve this vital experience for our youth. (4:30 min read)

Biodiversity Targets - Mother Goose Nesting on Rock in Pond

Biodiversity Targets: Canadians Need Actions, Not Words

Biodiversity targets played a significant role in two statements from Canada’s prime minister this week. Find out why those statements ring hollow. (5:30 min read)

Scaly Anteater (Pangolin) on Stump

Scaly Anteaters: Did They Cause the Pandemic?

Scaly Anteaters, or pangolins, may have spread the coronavirus from bats to humans. Find out more about these unique, endangered mammals. (5:30 min read)

Earth Day 50 Years 2020

Earth Day at 50 Calls for Diversity of Tactics

On this 50th anniversary of Earth Day, environmentalists are debating the day’s true meaning. Find out why “diversity of tactics” is a better approach. (5:00 min read)

Habitat Destruction - Heavy Equipment Construction Forest

Habitat Destruction Spreads Novel Diseases

We promise not to bore or mislead you with advice about COVID-19. Find out why habitat destruction is the root cause of emerging infectious diseases. (4:30 min read)

Earth's Magnetic Field

Buried Tree May Explain Earth’s Magnetic Field

Find out how a buried log unearthed in New Zealand may hold clues to understanding our planet's magnetic field. (3:30 min read)

Amazon Wildfires

Amazon Wildfires: 4 Things We Still Need to Know

While attention seems to be moving on from the Amazon wildfires, we pose 4 questions that haven't been answered. (4:00 min read)