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Madison E. Rowe

Madison is a journalist/media consultant currently working in Toronto.
Trapped killer whales

UPDATE: Trapped killer whales free at last!

UPDATE (Thursday, January 10th, 10:40am ET): Canadian media outlets are reporting that the trapped whales off the coast of northern Quebec are free at...
Canada environment and extreme weather

Canada’s Top Ten Weather Stories of 2012

Environment Canada has released its top 10 weather stories of the year. And according to the agency, "go big" seemed to be the theme...

Survey: Many Canadians not recycling electronics properly

We can be certain that a cache of old electronics will suddenly crop up by the end of this holiday season as millions of...
IKEA monkey owner

Ikea monkey owner in court to have Darwin returned

An Ontario judge will hear a motion today on whether “Darwin” the monkey found in an Ikea parking lot should be returned to a...

Ontario environment ministry to inspect Marineland’s mass animal graves

Marineland is set for a sweeping inspection of its mass animal graves by Ontario’s environment ministry.This week, the Niagara Falls tourist attraction will have...
Europe fishing boat

EU Fisheries: Confident that ‘healthy’ level of fishing is ahead

Fisheries in the European Union are confident that they’re moving towards more efficient and sustainable fishing practices that should see the stocks of threatened...
Alaska Oil Pipeline

U.S. announces plan to manage Alaskan oil reserve

A plan to manage energy drilling on part of Alaska’s North Slope is drawing sharp criticism from some Alaskan politicians, yet triggering praise from...
Global Warming

Norway to deliver “first aid” to climate

Norway's government has announced that it's stepping up its efforts to fight global warming. In recent years, the country has led developed nations by...
JBS SA meat packing

World’s largest meat company withdraws Greenpeace lawsuit

The world's largest meat company says it has withdrawn a lawsuit against environmental activist group Greenpeace and renewed a promise not to purchase cattle...

Judge rules Teck Resources liable for pollution clean-up costs

A landmark ruling has been made against one of Canada’s largest companies. And it is being a hailed a huge victory by a small...