Video: Activism in practice: Grassy Narrows and River Run

The people of Grassy Narrows have dealt with the effects of industrial pollution for almost five decades. With government promises made and broken, they take to the streets to fight for justice.
Print Friendly and PDF

Grassy Narrows members unveil care home designs, call out Trudeau government over funding

Sitting under a large banner depicting a skull and crossbones that reads "No Mercury," Grassy Narrows First Nation members publicly displayed designs for a planned care facility for people impacted by mercury poisoning.

Federal officials grilled over delays in construction of mercury poisoning care home for Grassy Narrows

Federal officials faced questions from a House of Commons committee Thursday about how Ottawa intends to fund an on-reserve specialized medical facility in Grassy Narrows First Nation to care for people suffering the effects of mercury poisoning.

Above the Fold, Dec. 2: Injustice abroad; Losing our way

News moves fast. Your inbox is stuffed. Here are five quick things you need to know about the week.

Keep reading... Show less
From our Newsroom

My urban nature gem

Thanks to the Clean Water Act and one relentless activist, Georgia's South River may finally stop stinking.

Dust from your old furniture likely contains harmful chemicals—but there’s a solution

Researchers find people's exposure to PFAS and certain flame retardants could be significantly reduced by opting for healthier building materials and furniture.

Hormone-mimicking chemicals harm fish now—and their unexposed offspring later

Fish exposed to harmful contaminants can pass on health issues such as reproductive problems to future generations that had no direct exposure.

America re-discovers anti-science in its midst

Fauci, Birx, Redfield & Co. are in the middle of a political food fight. They could learn a lot from environmental scientists.

How Europe’s wood pellet appetite worsens environmental racism in the US South

An expanding wood pellet market in the Southeast has fallen short of climate and job goals—instead bringing air pollution, noise and reduced biodiversity in majority Black communities.

Roadmap points Europe toward safer, sustainable chemicals

EU Commission releases ambitious strategy for getting hormone-disrupting chemicals out of food, products, and packaging.

Above The Fold

Daily & Weekly newsletters all free.