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11/26/2020 - What happened to all the green toilet paper?



How the pandemic changed our choices and why forests are paying the price.

11/26/2020 - Scientists urge federal government to ramp up conservation efforts in eastern Arctic



A team of Canadian scientists is urging the federal government to step up its conservation efforts in the eastern Arctic to try and save some of the last remaining year-round sea ice and the undiscovered organisms that live within it. 

11/26/2020 - ‘A lost run’: logging and climate change decimate steelhead in B.C. river​



When zero fish showed up for a winter count in the Gold River on Vancouver Island, their absence hinted at a much larger story of how and why this species is disappearing throughout the province.

11/26/2020 - Fukushima’s radioactive wastewater dilemma



What to do with hundreds of thousands of tonnes of contaminated water?

11/26/2020 - A Chilean archipelago rivaling the Galápagos fends off invasive species



Juan Fernández Archipelago National Park in Chile is home to a wealth of species found nowhere else on Earth, where the proportion of endemic plants surpasses even the more celebrated Galápagos Islands.

11/26/2020 - Cocoa farming, cheap chocolate and child labor



Practically everyone loves chocolate. And yet, child labor remains a problem in cocoa farming. For years, the chocolate industry has promised to end the practice, but a new study shows it has actually increased.

11/26/2020 - 9 environment docs to watch during the coronavirus lockdown



COVID-19 and climate change have been two of the most pressing issues in 2020. So why not spend your lockdown binge-watching environmental documentaries that come with an impactful message about the fate of our planet?

11/26/2020 - It’s a perfect year for a non-Thanksgiving



Amid the pandemic, a recent documentary about Native American food culture asks audiences to reexamine the origins of this strange holiday.

11/26/2020 - Cooling La Niña may not save Great Barrier Reef from mass coral bleaching, experts warn



A global weather phenomenon that would typically keep ocean temperatures lower across the Great Barrier Reef may not be enough to stop another mass coral bleaching this coming summer, according to the marine park's chief scientist.

11/26/2020 - EU urged to address aviation's full climate impact, including non-CO2 emissions



Air travel is heating the climate at approximately three times the rate of the sector's carbon dioxide emissions alone, report finds, with major policy implications.