Environment

Published On: August 16, 2019
A new report finds that the economic benefits of cleaning up post-industrial waterfronts are huge — and that such efforts could pay even bigger dividends in the future.  
Published On: August 14, 2019
Ontario Minister of the Environment, Conservation and Parks Jeff Yurek talks to Nam Kiwanuka about the province's recyclying overhaul.
Published On: July 30, 2019
OPINION: Berkeley, California, has restricted the connection of some new homes to natural-gas lines. It’s the kind of policy that governments need to start thinking about — so why is Ontario going the other way?
Published On: July 29, 2019
Across the province, turtle populations are threatened by car accidents and habitat loss. The Ontario Turtle Conservation Centre is working to save them — and it wants you to help save them, too.
Published On: July 26, 2019
The fatal brain disease has been infecting deer across North America. TVO.org speaks with Keith Munro, wildlife biologist for Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters, about what it is and how to fight it.
Published On: July 25, 2019
Extreme heat is sweeping across the province. Homeless and under-housed populations are particularly at risk — and critics say we’re not doing enough to help them.
Published On: July 22, 2019
New research suggests that the rate of erosion will spike in the next 60 years, putting wildlife, property, and people at risk — and experts say we need to act now.
Published On: June 28, 2019
When David and Sharon Cation bought a 270-hectare parcel near Coboconk, they knew they wanted to protect it. So they donated it to a land trust and turned it into a wildlife preserve.
Published On: June 28, 2019
The Agenda discusses what to do about plastic pollution, beyond a single-use ban.
Published On: June 25, 2019
Ontario Hubs field producer Jeyan Jeganathan examines the history of the double-crested cormorant in the Great Lakes region.
Published On: June 14, 2019
In the green-burial section of Glenwood Cemetery, in Picton, there’s no steel, no concrete, and no formaldehyde — just bodies, sometimes blankets, and earth
Published On: June 13, 2019
The Agenda discusses the Montreal Protocol to phase out CFCs and heal the ozone-layer hole.
Published On: June 13, 2019
Steve Paikin talks with Catherine McKenna, Canada's environment minister.
Published On: June 12, 2019
 ANALYSIS: The Tories often point out how well Ontario stacks up against other provinces when it comes to reducing emissions — but look beyond the national average, and the comparisons are less flattering.
Published On: June 06, 2019
The federal government has saved the province’s 50 Million Tree Program. What does that mean for Ontario forests?
Published On: May 28, 2019
The Agenda discusses how cities surrounding the Great Lakes could provide refuge from climate change.
Published On: May 28, 2019
The Agenda welcomes Kate Marvel, a climage-change scientist, to explain the basics.
Published On: May 27, 2019
The Agenda discusses a new kind of house that prevents flooding, because it floats.