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Madison E. Rowe

Madison is a journalist/media consultant currently working in Toronto.
Japan election 2012

Japanese election result stuns anti-nuclear movement

This past weekend, the Japanese headed to the polls to take part in the first election since the catastrophic nuclear disaster.But the election results...
Brazil farm forest

Online system allows Brazilian farmers to sell untouched forest to other landowners

Until recently: If you were a Brazilian landowner who broke the law by clearing your land of native forestry, planting trees was your punishment.But...
Cyclone Evan

Cyclone Evan pummels Fiji

Residents in Fiji are still scrambling after a powerful cyclone ripped through the country this past weekend.Cyclone Evan triggered severe flooding in the south...
Randle Reef

Canadian government announces funding for Randle Reef clean-up

The Canadian government has pledged funding to clean up contaminated sediment at Randle Reef in the Hamilton Harbour.Environment Canada says it will lead the...

Nepal soldiers hunt for elephant “gone mad”

In Nepal, a wild elephant responsible for killing four people in three months is on the loose, triggering a desperate hunt by soldiers there.Reuters...
Quebec National Park

New Quebec park will be one of North America’s largest

If all goes according to plan, Quebec could become home to the largest national park in eastern North America.This week, Quebec’s Environment Minister Yves-François...

Powerful earthquake detected off eastern Indonesia

Parts of Indonesia were left rattled Monday, following an earthquake off the eastern island of Sulawesi.The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake was centred...
Car exhaust

Car pollution kills millions in China and India

A new study says an explosion of car use in booming Asian cities is now the world’s fastest growing cause of death.A major study...
Coal plant

IEA Report: Coal to rival oil in next five years

The International Energy Agency (IEA) is predicting that coal will likely rival oil as the world’s biggest source of energy in the next five...
Holy Crap cereal in space

Holy Crap! You’re headed to Space!

A spunky cereal named ‘Holy Crap’ has achieved an accomplishment that’s literally out of this world.And here’s the prize: Holy Crap will be proudly...