Highlights / Gail Krantzberg

Economy, Environment & Animal Life, Health, Politics, Society

Vancouver phasing in ban on single-use plastics

Joining many municipalities across the country and around the world in a battle against single-use plastics, Vancouver city council voted Wednesday night to phase in a ban on plastic bags and plastic straws. The new rules follow a study released »

Environment & Animal Life, International, Internet, Science & Technology, Politics, Society

Study shows more and more plastics are polluting the Great Lakes

Stop me if you’ve heard this one: another natural treasure is under threat–really under threat. Just the Great Lakes, folks. You know: those five enormous and gorgeous bodies of water, straddling Canada and the U.S., that have long served as »