«Science» column

Water: Is the glass half empty or half full?

September 13th, 2012; By David Suzuki Foundation

We can’t live without water. We need it to stay hydrated and grow food. We use it to generate electricity. Water is in us and all around us. It makes […]

How Animals Survive the Arctic Tundra

August 22nd, 2012; By Canadian Wildlife Federation

The Arctic tundra, a snowy biome that is housed within the Arctic Circle, is characterized by freezing temperatures, strong winds and permafrost. Yet, despite being one of harshest environments on […]

Are plastic bags really necessary?

August 17th, 2012; By David Suzuki Foundation

A national newspaper columnist wrote that “banning plastic bags will do exactly nothing to save the planet.” She went on to argue that they’re even environmentally friendly. Outright bans may […]

Vertical Farming for the Future

April 1st, 2012; By Susan Huebert

What do you think about when you hear about farms or farming? You probably imagine huge fields planted with wheat or corn and a farmer driving a tractor, combine, or […]

Atmospheric Science

March 1st, 2012; By Enviroment Canada

Environment Canada is a key Canadian focal point for the advancement of atmospheric science, providing the research needed to improve Canada’s air quality, respond to climate change and increase the […]