Jun 20, 2014 / Toxics

Major new study reveals maternal exposure to toxic chemicals

MIREC is a major Canadian study of maternal exposure to environmental contaminants. Yesterday, new results from the study were released, detailing findings on pregnant…Read More

Jun 19, 2014 / Clean Economy

Photographing the places at risk from Energy East

A picture is worth a thousand words. That’s why I’m in beautiful St. Andrews, New Brunswick today. It’s the start of our project to…Read More

Jun 18, 2014 / Clean Economy

Northern Gateway will not be built. Not now. Not ever.

Yesterday, the federal government announced its approval of  Enbridge’s Northern Gateway tar sands pipeline (with 209 conditions suggested by the Joint Review Panel). The…Read More

Jun 18, 2014 / Livable Communities

Let’s toast Ontario Craft Beer Week!

When people think of going local, often we think of buying local fruits and veggies. But don’t forget about going local when picking that…Read More

Jun 13, 2014 / Clean Economy

Happy Global Wind Day!

The energy, my friend, is blowing in the wind. This Sunday June 15th is Global Wind Day, a worldwide event to celebrate wind power’s…Read More

30 Years of Inspiring Change

Robert Davies is the President and Chair of the Board of Directors for Environmental Defence. In addition to the many years of commitment and…Read More

Jun 12, 2014 / Clean Economy

Left behind: U.S. coal regulations widen the gap between Canadian and U.S. climate action

With last week’s game-changing coal regulations from President Obama, Canada fell even further behind when it comes to keeping up with our southern neighbours…Read More

Jun 11, 2014 / Safeguarding Freshwater

Erasing microbeads from the Great Lakes

With the recent announcement that Illinois is banning microbeads from personal care products and a call for the International Joint Commission to further study…Read More

Jun 06, 2014 / Safeguarding Freshwater

World Oceans Day: Five things you can do for oceans (and lakes!)

In celebration of World Oceans Day on June 8th, Environmental Defence and Vancouver Aquarium’s Ocean WiseTM program, which has a satellite office in Toronto,…Read More

Jun 05, 2014 / Clean Economy

Adding to the chorus of No.

A decision from federal cabinet on Enbridge’s Northern Gateway tar sands pipeline is just around the corner. Today, organizations representing millions of North Americans…Read More