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Hundreds of tons of highly radioactive water have inundated building basements at Japan’s Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant, according to the Asahi Shimbun newspaper. The paper...
Japan is the only country on Earth to have experienced both the horrors of the atomic bomb and the catastrophe caused by the "peaceful" use of atomic power. From the destruction...
Arthur Dent, from the radio/TV/book and film (sort of) versions of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, was fond of saying: "So this is it. We're going to die." Want to see if...
Synopsis by Environmental Health News staff Peeing in swimming pools may be hazardous to your health. That’s the message from scientists who have found that compounds in urine mix...
A residents’ association has sued the City of Vancouver in an attempt to block what it claims is an unauthorized reduction of view corridors. The nonprofit Residents Association...
The other skate has finally dropped, and Bobby Lou is going home. According to a report from TSN, the NHL's Vancouver Canucks today traded Roberto Luongo, their long-time (and...
It’s always helpful to be able to watch a documentary on a controversial or divisive issue that is actually making news, now, in this part of the world. In the case of We Can’t...
An Irish film has won the top two prizes at this year’s Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival. The Summit, a 95-minute documentary about one of mountain-climbing’s most...
High in the upper Dolpo area in western Nepal, by the border with Tibet, lies the source of the Langu Khola, a tributary of the Karnali River. At first nothing more than a few...
You’d think their first clue that they weren’t meant to attempt rowing across the Indian Ocean without any support boat or backup would have been the bad omen when they tried...

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