Dip in pollution and favorable weather sparked rebound of underwater grasses
that have survived catastrophic storms
Tests by the state government of Saxony show that more than one in three wild
boars gave off such high levels of radiation, thought to be a legacy of Chernobyl,
that they were unfit for human consumption
Canadian officials have never admitted to a single case of Minamata disease in
Going Wild for American Shrimp
With new European Union rules that now seek to clear up years of internal deadlock
that could, in theory, lead to widespread cultivation of GM foods, is Europe about to
change its mind?
Great Lakes are rising, and the tourism and shipping industries are celebrating
The ultra-right U.S. Koch brothers, little-known to Canadians, are major players in Alberta’s
oil patch, where they control at least 1.1 million acres.
Religious and liberal groups see environment as a ‘moral issue’
They didn’t drop Agent Orange, but they flew those contaminated planes on hundreds of domestic missions.
Children born in areas of high air pollution have smaller heads – and grow up with reduced lung function, say scientists
10. Hot Zone
Thirteen per cent of household water tests conducted in Toronto over the past six years showed unsafe levels of lead.
Scientists examine specimens of the 1918 pandemic influenza virus in the US. Photograph: Reuters
Lab-cultured meat, raised from stem cells, may provide the world with a plentiful, ecologically beneficial and humane source of protein, scientists say. (Krista Simmons / For The Times)
7. Charismatic Minifauna
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