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Scientists have made a key discovery that may help to stem the loss of countless species of amphibians to a deadly fungus. Frogs and other amphibians have been among the worst hit of all species in recent years in terms of the numbers...

source: The Guardian

New research shows a continuing decline in PCB levels in key Lake Michigan sport fish more than 30 years after regulations on manufacture, use and disposal were put into place. Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources researchers Paul Rasmussen, Candy Schrank and Meghan...

source: Appleton Post-Crescent

They don't call it the "jewel" of Vancouver for nothing. The rainforest oasis in the middle of B.C.'s busiest city was today named the "top park in the entire world." It is one of the largest urban parks in North America, visited every year by about...

source: Global News

Drugs designed to ease the symptoms of mental health problems such as depression, obsessive compulsive disorder and post-traumatic stress can have major disruptive effects on aquatic animals' brains, say scientists. Antidepressants are some of the most commonly prescribed...

source: Planet Earth Online

Energy giant Kinder Morgan's plans to expand its existing Trans Mountain oil pipeline in order to triple the amount of oil shipped out of Canada from 300,000 barrels a day to around 890,000 barrels per day, has been met with strong resistance from environmental protection...

source: Mintpress News

Minnesotans are spending millions of dollars to deal with nitrate contamination in their water, and the state agriculture department says it's time to insist that farmers do more to prevent the problem. Critics say...

source: Brainerd Dispatch

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