Researchers worry beekeeping may negatively impact native bee populations
By Liam Harrap | Little is known overall about native bee population levels and distribution in Canada.
City of Ottawa arranges task force in case of spring flooding
By Rielly Riggs | The City of Ottawa has partnered with local organizations to create a task force, which is designed to help residents if they experience flooding this spring.
Examining Ottawa’s water resources
By Tamara LaPlante | Cape Town, a major city in South Africa, is having a brush with Day Zero, will Ottawa face water quantity issues in the foreseeable future?
Ottawa’s sustainable existence: Experts shed light on green development in the nation’s capital
Sustainable design is on the rise in Ottawa, but it doesn't come without its criticisms.
Ottawa contaminated sites a source of frustration for Mechanicsville neighbourhood
By Arianna Paquette | Mechanicsville, Ottawa residents are frustrated about lack of cleanup for federally-owned contaminated sites.
Unpredictable Rideau Canal skating seasons likely to be the new normal
By Emma Fischer | With climate change wreaking havoc on the environment, is this kind of temperature variability the new normal for winters in Ottawa?
Swimming in sewage: Ottawa River’s wastewater problem
By Cassandra Plourde | As of September 2017, over 1,400 million litres of sewage and stormwater overflowed from the capital into the Ottawa River, report finds.
Ottawa’s waste diversion rates are garbage: Plans to improve continue
By Alicia Wachon | The city says it is taking action by improving its recycling programs after a report singled out Ottawa for a poor waste diversion rate.
Canadian wildlife in decline despite federal protection, says WWF report
By Rachel Levy-McLaughlin | A recent report by World Wildlife Fund Canada is painting an alarming picture of the state of Canada’s wildlife. WWF-Canada found that half of the species they studied are in decline, even species under federal protection.
Environmental investments in 2017 budget get mixed reviews
On March 22, the federal government introduced the second budget of Justin Trudeau’s mandate. Building on their campaign promise to prioritize environmental action, Finance Minister Bill Morneau made green investment a featured item in the 2017 budget. A...