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News about climate change and other environmental issues and the people and organizations behind the science.

great blue heron standing in a river

A great blue heron cools his feet in the Chown River, near Masset, Haida Gwaii. (Photo: Harold Fleming/Can Geo Photo Club)

Photo: Harold Fleming/Can Geo Photo Club
For World Rivers Day, we've compiled a list of must-read books about rivers
The planet is in the midst of drastic biodiversity loss that some experts think may be the next great species die-off. How did we get here and what can be done about it?

Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman. (Photo: Apple TV+)

Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman, stars of Apple TV+’s new series Long Way Up, on electric travel, sustainability and where they’re headed after the pandemic
people pull debris from ocean

(Photo: Simon Ager/Crew of the Swell)

Photo: Simon Ager / Crew of the Swell
In the first week of cleanup activities, more than 26 tons of marine debris was pulled from the ocean
A ship sails through the water against an orange sky

Photo: Kevin Wheeler/@kevin_wheeler_photography

Photo: Kevin Wheeler/@kevin_wheeler_photography
See the impact of the West Coast wildfires through the lenses of our Can Geo photo community 
Amazon Rainforest Fire

Forest fires continue to rage in the Amazonian rainforest. (Photo: iStock)

Amazon Rainforest Fire
Bioethicist and conservationist Kerry Bowman on the 2020 Amazonian forest fires — as bad, or worse than 2019's — and why Canadians should be very concerned
Canada's 75 biggest islands

The first exclusive wall map produced for sale by Canadian Geographic. (Poster: Canadian Geographic; cartography: Chris Brackley)

Poster: Canadian Geographic
Canadian Geographic's cartographer Chris Brackley shares insights into his process in charting the country's largest islands for an exclusive wall map

Professor and author Thomas Homer-Dixon examines how society can respond positively to the global climate crisis in his new book Commanding Hope. (Book: Courtesy of Penguin Random House Canada; Photo: Peter Lee)

Photo: Peter Lee
In an exclusive excperpt from his new book Commanding Hope, Thomas Homer-Dixon highlights four key stresses that inhibit society's collective sense of a promising future for our planet

Natural Order #33, Grey County, Ontario, Canada Spring 2020. Photos © Edward Burtynsky, courtesy Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto

Finding himself 'pinned down by nature' — the COVID-19 pandemic — Burtynsky picked up a camera

Wildlife species, like the burrowing owl, are facing multiple threats. (Photo: Ray Hennessy/Unsplash)

Photo: Ray Hennessy/Unsplash
Report’s author says more needs to be done to stop a global extinction crisis
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