Mark Hume | The Globe and Mail

David Derbowka has long turned to trees to clean up toxic landfills, using plantations of poplars to draw contaminants from polluted soil. more »

Aug 15, 2016 12:00 AM Features


(Darryl Dick/The Canadian Press)

British Columbia is facing droughts more severe than any in the past 350 years, according to new research that used tree-ring data to reconstruct the coastal climate back to the 17th century. more »

May 10, 2016 12:00 AM Features

There have been growing fears in British Columbia that an increasing number of catastrophic wildfires could erupt because more than 18 million hectares of forest have been killed by a pine-beetle epidemic over the past two decades. more »

May 3, 2016 12:00 AM Features