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)

Bangladesh's Land Use - Schoolhouse on Stilts

Bangladesh’s Land-Use Study is a Model for the World

Bangladesh's land use is a major cause of climate change. Find out why a new study provides a model for policymakers worldwide. (4:30 min read)

Cultured Meat - Samples Fried and Baked

Cultured Meat: Frankenfood or Factory Farm Fix?

Cultured meat is being touted as a humane, healthy and climate-friendly alternative to animal agriculture. Find out why this idea is far from fruition. (6:00 min read)

Tagish Lake Meteorite and Thermometer

Tagish Lake Meteorite Holds Clues to How Life Began

The Tagish Lake meteorite at the Royal Ontario Museum has revealed some vital secrets to researchers. Find out what they discovered about the origin of life. (4:00 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)

Food Waste - Dairy Farmer Pouring Milk

Food Waste Explodes – Food Banks Face Empty Shelves

Food waste is increasing sharply during the pandemic while food banks run dangerously low. Find out why our inflexible global food system is to blame. (5:00 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)

Origin of COVID-19 Drawing of Viruses

Origin of COVID-19: Lies, Damned Lies and the Truth

The origin of COVID-19 remains a mystery. Like all mysteries, it’s spawning wild rumours. Find out which beliefs are justified, and which are nonsense. (8:00 min read)

Tropical Biodiversity - Shark and school of fish

What Causes Tropical Biodiversity?

Ecologists have always thought that tropical diversity came from increased species interaction. Find out why they may have been wrong all along. (4:30 min read)