Canadian Geographic Article Index
Articles tagged with Pollution (38)
Death and rebirth on the Don River
After a decades-long campaign, Canada’s most urban river is nursed back to health
The purest water in the world?
In a tiny village near Toronto, The water contains less lead than the cleanest ice layers in the Arctic
The Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup
Bringing back the fish
When the Arctic grayling disappeared from the Beaverlodge River, it was a sign to rehabilitate its waters
Cape Breton's lichen lifeline
More than a million barrels of crude flow out of Alberta’s oil-sands plants every day. Environmentally, it’s a disaster zone. There’s no turning off the tap, but improvements in five areas could limit the staggering scale of the ecological damage.
Burn fossil fuels, and you get nitrogen dioxide, a nasty pollutant that’s fouling the air around the globe
Environmental chemist Miriam Diamond is Canadian Geographic's Environmental Scientist of the Year
A new wave of plastic products and techno trash is clogging the waste stream. Can we divert the disposable deluge?
Seabirds in the wake
Bilge oil illegally dumped on the Grand Banks kills about 300,000 birds annually. That’s like an Exxon Valdez every year.
A fresh look at lakes
Third in a series celebrating the centennial of Albert Einstein's groundbreaking work.
Letting lampreys off the hook
The ills of Erie
If Lake Erie’s problems were solved back in the 1980s, why is the shallowest Great Lake back on the critical list?