Regional Assessment
The power of peat: Canada’s secret weapon against climate change

The power of peat: Canada’s secret weapon against climate change

Scientists call them Canada’s Amazon Rainforest, and they could be at risk. Peatlands are ancient ecosystems that cool the planet by absorbing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, trapping it deep underground. A quarter of peatlands on Earth are found here in Canada, but some are under threat from potential mining developments aimed at creating technology for a greener future.

Indigenous-led EAs are on the horizon

Indigenous-led EAs are on the horizon

Facing down governments and industry, this First Nation makes a promise: There’ll be no development in the Ring of Fire without its consent

Challenges encircle Ring of Fire Project

Challenges encircle Ring of Fire Project

Australia’s BHP Group Ltd, one of the world’s largest miners, on Wednesday offered 75 cents in cash for each share of Toronto’s Noront Resources Ltd., as a bidding war erupts for control of the mineral claims on land around northern Ontario’s remote James Bay lowlands, colloquially known as the Ring of Fire.

Life on the line

Life on the line

Facing down governments and industry, this First Nation makes a promise: There’ll be no development in the Ring of Fire without its consent