March 31, 2015, VANCOUVER – With Easter just around the corner The Humane Society of Canada (HSC) is asking people to help animals during this holiday, by not buying or giving small animals and birds as gifts.
Environmental News Network, March 26, 2015 - France has become the latest country to pass laws to promote green roofing. Under the new law, newly constructed commercial buildings are to incorporate roofs either partially covered in plants or solar panels. Supporting a number of environmental benefits including, added insulation for the new buildings, decrease the amount of water runoff, combat air pollution in urban centers, provide green energy, etc. To read the full story please click here.
Oregon State University, Mar 26, 2015 - Reasearchers' preliminary results uncover the effects of deep-water, human-caused pollution and contamination on fish species. The new research, conducted at depths from 2,000 feet to one mile have found pathological changes in fish consistent with exposure to toxins and carcinogens. For more details the full article can be found here.
February 2, 2015, TORONTO - "The arrival of biting winds, brutally cold temperatures and snow is putting some pets at risk," warns Humane Society of Canada (HSC) Western Regional Director, Al Hickey.