Farah Qaiser, Policy & Politics co-editor On Sunday, April 22, 2018, Jane Goodall celebrated Earth Day at the University of Toronto with a short talk, followed by a Q&A with Andria Teather, CEO of the Jane Goodall Institute Canada. Goodall is a British primatologist who is best known for her 55-plus years of studying the […]
Enjoying the Great Outdoors – A Win for Planet Earth and for Us, Too
Joelle Thorpe and Catherine Lau, Biology & Life Sciences co-editors Would you believe us if we told you that some doctors prescribe “time outside” to their patients? This Earth Day, do our planet – and yourself – a favour, and spend some time in the great outdoors. Spring has finally sprung! With the […]
What kind of Earth Day do we want?
by Alex Bond and Kasra Hassani Biology & Life Sciences subject editors As our Earth & Environmental Science editors wrote in last week’s editorial post, this year marked the 45th annual celebration of Earth Day. Unfortunately for some, it was overshadowed by the spill of 2800 litres of Bunker C fuel oil in Vancouver’s English […]
It’s Earth Week! Have you thought about our oceans lately?
Sarah Boon and Sri Ray-Chauduri, Environment and Earth Science co-editors Earth Day falls on April 22 this year, and in celebration many organizations are dedicating this entire week to Earth Week, running from 20-24 April. Events are being held around the country for everyone from kids to university students to adults, hosted by institutions like […]
Engineering the Earth
by Aadita Chaudhury Technology & Engineering subject editor This past Monday marked the 44th annual celebration of what has been popularized around the world as Earth Day. With climate change emerging as a key scientific and social problem of the 21st century, some scientists, engineers and policy makers are starting to consider geoengineering as a […]