Companies tout the environmental benefits of their rooftop apiaries, but researchers say that honeybees can have a negative impact on biodiversity.
ANALYSIS: The Progressive Conservatives have promised to dismantle the pollution-pricing system — but doing that won’t be easy or cheap, writes Tim Alamenciak.
OPINION: Ken Ranney and Paul Cragg are running for the Stop Climate Change party. They won’t win, writes Tim Alamenciak, but we should listen to what they have to say.
ANALYSIS: Climate change hasn’t been a dominant issue this election season — but the province’s future depends on what our politicians choose to do about it, writes Tim Alamenciak.
At 10 months old, Eleanor is too young to understand what happened on April 23. But when she’s older, I’ll tell her about the heroes — like her mother — who helped that day.
Policies and administrations change — the UN’s 17 global goals help keep nations focused on the priorities that shouldn’t.
ANALYSIS: Foxconn might soon be allowed to take millions of gallons of water from Lake Michigan per day — and that could set a dangerous precedent, writes Tim Alamenciak.
How can we prepare for worst-case-scenario storms when climate change means we can’t accurately predict what the worst-case scenario is?
New research suggests that fish have to eat more and work harder to process the toxins flowing into the Great Lakes.
OPINION: A new report identifies freight as a major environmental concern for Ontario. Policy could help address it — but so can we, writes Tim Alamenciak.
Road salt is a necessary evil, but Ontario uses far too much of it — and that could spell trouble for the environment.
Our series on endangered species in Ontario highlighted 12 species of interest, but there are many more in the province.
The Jefferson salamander and development don’t mix. Unfortunately, the amphibian lives in the most built-up region in Ontario.
The speedy blue racer lives only on Pelee Island, sharing 42 square kilometres of land with hundreds of residents. That makes protecting it a tough task.
Their boreal population is dwindling. That’s bad news for caribou — and for their ecosystem, too.
The eastern hognose puts on an impressive cobra-like display when frightened, but that puts it right in the crosshairs of Ontario’s snake-fearing public.
Only a handful of barn owls remain in the province — and if their grassland hunting grounds aren’t restored, they could disappear for good.
The Environmental Commissioner of Ontario reported that the province's moose population has declined by 20 per cent in the past decade. In some areas, as much as 50 to 60 per cent of the population has been lost.