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By 2025, the fast-food chain aims to "drastically" cut plastic in Happy Meal toys worldwide. More-sustainable toys could be made from cardboard and recycled materials, the company says.

Moore, who has been with the Forest Service for 43 years, the last 14 of them in California, seems sanguine about the future of forests and fire-prone towns — if Congress passes an infrastructure package with funding for fire prevention work.

Computer maker HP, coffee giant Nespresso and consumer goods conglomerate Procter & Gamble are among the latest companies to join a global corporate pledge to achieve net zero emissions by 2040.
The company dismantling the former Vernon nuclear power plant expects to be finished before its 2026 target date with an estimated budget surplus of up to $25 million.
As global demand for India's iron ore grows, fuelling environmental damage in mining areas, some farmers are bringing contaminated agricultural land back to life
Scientists are still landing new discoveries at fish markets.

After years of complaints from its neighbors, state regulators have ordered a controversial poultry rendering plant on Maryland's Eastern Shore to curtail its pollution of a Chesapeake Bay tributary.

Experts on both sides of the U.S.-Canada border are wondering if the six uninterrupted river basins of the Bristol Bay watershed — free of fish farms and hatcheries but currently threatened by the proposed Pebble mine — might hold key insights for salmon populations dwindling all across the province of B.C.

Fifty years ago, an ad-hoc group of environmentalists gathered in Vancouver's Kitsilano neighbourhood with a shared goal of stopping the U.S. from testing nuclear weapons off the western coast of Alaska. Today, Greenpeace is the most recognized environmental organization in the world.
There is an emerging need for trained EV technicians in this country, and that need is only going to grow.

Maybe you've heard of a few of these, or maybe you think the "CBD" is the trendy cannabis stuff.

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Canada has a huge role to play in the global fight against the climate emergency — simply by not destroying the intact forests, grasslands and wetlands that naturally store carbon.

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors has taken the first steps to phase out oil production in unincorporated areas, including the Inglewood Oil Field — a move that environmental justice advocates celebrated as historic after decades of fighting.

The three-wheeled ‘micromobility’ commuter car fits up to two people in it and would sell for about $5,000
Andrew Forrest has opened a $10m research facility in Exmouth with the aim of putting WA at the front of the global pack in conservation research.
After more than two decades without clean drinking water, Shoal Lake 40 First Nation is celebrating the opening of a water treatment facility and the end of water advisories for the community.

In a major shift in strategy as the Chesapeake region nears its 2025 Bay cleanup deadline, Pennsylvania has switched to an approach that gives the reins and money to counties.

Cunhaporanga Tatuyo became a TikTok star by sharing glimpses of her life in a remote indigenous community in the Amazon.
The oil giant plans to spend $10 billion through 2028 on technologies such as biofuels and hydrogen, up from a prior commitment of around $3 billion.

Berkeley is studying how to ban non-compostable plastic bags from grocery stores, restaurants and city-sponsored events.

Restoring the Chesapeake Bay's depleted underwater meadows is a painstaking process, requiring lots of elbow grease, savvy and patience. Paradoxically, it begins by pulling up a little of what's left.

Genesis Systems will bring 125 jobs to the area as it begins selling the device around the world.

Black and Indigenous households are vastly more likely to experience food insecurity in Canada. But when it comes to bringing local food to Black communities in Toronto, farmers say access to land remains one of the biggest hurdles.

Farmers, gardeners, brewers and regional managers are banding together in a beautiful partnership to both store and distribute water across the extraordinarily parched coastal region, just north of Vancouver.

Intercropping in oil palm plantations can reduce deforestation, increase biodiversity, and boost farmers' income, all without hurting palm oil yields, new research suggests.

The Tour de France legend and anti-doping crusader is building an ultralight ebike that he hopes will be fun as hell to ride—and jumpstart a US carbon-fiber boom.

Science editor David Shukman on three jobs in growing green industries, and what it's like to do them.

Farming seaweed in Sri Lanka could be a viable and highly beneficial part of expanding the blue economy if initial challenges are overcome and coastal communities engaged with support, guidance, technology, and quality control, experts say.

Car companies are trying to reduce their carbon footprint by developing a more environmentally friendly manufacturing process.

$10,000 batteries are needed to keep electricity running in an outage.

Some conservationists and climate scientists believe the key to protecting endangered plants and animals may lie in efforts to preserve Indigenous languages. Joe Pitawanakwat is doing his part by learning — and teaching — about Indigenous plant medicine.
“With 85 per cent of all of the flowering plants out there and one-third of our food needing pollinators, they are one of the most vital ecosystem services out there,” says Pollinator Partnership Canada director Vicki Wojcik.
Google and Facebook say they'll put more water into local reserves than they'll take out for their data centers.
The richest university in the world capitulates after a decade of activism
German car makers emphasized sustainability and climate policy as they unveiled all-electric concept cars and promised to end tailpipe emissions sooner.