On Tuesday, Canada backed a controversial initiative aimed at boosting countries' support for high-tech farming methods designed to reduce emissions and mitigate the impacts of climate change on farms and food.
The world must restore at least two billion hectares of land and ocean — an area roughly double the size of Canada — to prevent the planet from falling deeper into an ecological crisis fuelled by unchecked economic growth, warns a UN report released Thursday.
For more than 30 years, a small city nestled in the mountains of British Columbia’s West Kootenay region has been working to clean up lead pollution that spewed from the local smelter for almost a century.
A recent graduate of UBC, Amy Norgaard has a master’s in soil science with a specialization in organic vegetable production and worked with roughly 20 organic farms in B.C. to help them meet and balance their environmental and production goals.