Category: People & Community

Canadian Government Updates Food Safety Regulations

On Wednesday, June 13th, The Canadian Government announced Safe Food for Canadians Regulations that will come into effect January, 15th, 2019.

These are the Ocean’s Protected Areas – and we need more

The ocean faces many challenges, but has the extraordinary power to replenish when it is protected.

Climate Change Could Lead to Major Crop Failures in World’s Biggest Corn Regions

Two new studies looking at corn and vegetables warn of a rising risk of food shocks and malnutrition with unchecked global warming.

New standard to improve safety in the nuclear sector

A freshly published standard applies the principles of one of the world’s most renowned quality standards, ISO 9001, to the nuclear sector, combining best practice in quality with the specific requirements of the nuclear industry.

Helping Rotterdam Stay Cool

During extended periods of heat, urban residents are more prone to health problems; elderly people, children, and the ill are particularly vulnerable to overheating and dehydration.

The Animals of Chernobyl

After the Chernobyl disaster humans haven't been allowed to live in the vicinity. That hasn't stopped animals and wildlife from moving into the radioactive area.

Organic matter found on Mars

The more we learn about Mars, the more it seems that the red planet once could have harbored life.

Avoiding meat and dairy is ‘single biggest way’ to reduce your impact on Earth

Biggest analysis to date reveals huge footprint of livestock - it provides just 18% of calories but takes up 83% of farmland.

Winning the battle against plastic pollution with International Standards on World Environment Day

“Beat Plastic Pollution”, the theme of this year’s World Environment Day (5 June), is a call to action for all of us to come together to combat one of the great environmental challenges of our time.

World Environment Day 2018: Everything you need to know

This year's theme will focus on a type of pollution that's garnered international attention as of late, including proposed bans in major cities and countries.

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