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Madison E. Rowe

Madison is a journalist/media consultant currently working in Toronto.
Mississippi river

Dropping water levels could trigger Mississippi shipping freeze

The Mississippi is just the latest to fall victim to one of the worst droughts the U.S. has experienced in half a century. Water...
smog in Toronto in winter

The smoggy days of… winter?!?

When we think of smog, most of us picture the muggy days of summer. But according to Environment Canada, smog actually occurs more frequently...
Brazilian beef

China and South Africa ban Brazilian beef

The world’s second largest beef exporter is working to contain fears over a spread of mad cow disease.In the latest development, Brazil has announced...
TEPCO nuclear japan

TEPCO admits bad habits, lack of safety checks triggered nuclear disaster

It is a bold admission from a company that tried desperately to skirt around accusations that it was responsible for one of the worst...

Drought continues to expand across key U.S. farming states

The United States continues to experience one of the worst droughts to hit the country in recent decades. According to a report issued by...

U.S. researchers create scale to determine wildfire risk

This past year, the U.S. has experienced one of the worst fire seasons to hit the country in decades. More than 7 million acres...

RAN: Publisher’s books linked to paper from endangered rainforests

One of the world’s most respected publishers has become the latest subject of criticism by the Rainforest Action Network (RAN).HarperCollins has been accused by...
Samsung TV

UL Environment Certification awarded to Samsung TVs

Samsung televisions are often known for their sleek designs and stellar performance. But now the leading manufacturer of LED TVs has another accolade to...
Northern Gateway Pipeline

Northern Gateway responds to study on B.C. oil spill cost

Northern Gateway is responding to a high-profile study regarding the cost of a potential oil spill off the B.C. coast.The company says the study,...
Ban fracking

Regulator: Fracking blowout in Alberta caused by wells that were too close‏

A well blowout that spewed nearly 500 barrels of oil and water onto a central Alberta field last January was caused by a company...