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University of Alberta turns up heat on wildfire research

The increased prevalence of wildfires over the past decade is becoming a concern for many Canadians. But a recently announced partnership between the University of Alberta and several provincial and national groups has ignited hope that something can be done to reduce instances of ferocious and costly fires that pose a danger to communities across

Everything is bad or getting worse

When considering the planet today, I feel the glass is half empty. A glass once filled with culture and wildlife has been drained. I see music stores, bookshops and postal services all going out of business. It all makes me feel like a grumpy old man.

The 100-mile diet: local eating is challenging, but rewarding

Trying to eat food that wasn't shipped across the world can be hard. This is even more so when you limit yourself to food grown within 100 miles. Especially in Saskatchewan ”” in the winter. But just because it is hard to make the transition doesn't mean it's not well worth it. Eating local is

A dim light on global warming

Amid a growing wave of concern about climate change, many countries — including Brazil, Australia, the US, and EU members — passed laws in the 2000's outlawing or severely restricting access to incandescent light bulbs. But the real problem, as ever, is that the new technology is not yet as attractive as the old.

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