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DIRTT Environmental Solutions (TSE: DRT) shareholders are up 11% this past week, but still in the red over the last three years

This week we saw the DIRTT Environmental Solutions Ltd. (TSE: DRT) share price climb by 11%. But only the myopic could ignore the astounding decline over three years. The share price has sunk like a leaky ship, down 82% in that time. So it sure… Read More »DIRTT Environmental Solutions (TSE: DRT) shareholders are up 11% this past week, but still in the red over the last three years

Beekeepers and communists: how environmentalists started a global conversation | Climate crisis

It all began with HögertrafikomläggningenSwedish for “the right-hand traffic reorganization”. On 3 September 1967, Sweden switched from driving on the left to driving on the right. The change mainly took place at night, but in Stockholm and Malmö all traffic stopped for most of the… Read More »Beekeepers and communists: how environmentalists started a global conversation | Climate crisis

Gene linked to severe learning disabilities plays a key role in cells’ response to environmental stress

A gene that has been associated with severe learning disabilities in humans has been found to also play a vital role in cells’ response to environmental stress, according to a Duke University study appearing May 24 in the journal Cell Reports. Cells are stressed by… Read More »Gene linked to severe learning disabilities plays a key role in cells’ response to environmental stress

The construction of Highway 413 would negatively impact the environment, not help it, say scientific researchers

Perhaps the most controversial part of the pitch for the new highways Ontario’s Progressive Conservatives want to build is that they would be good for the environment. If the notion doesn’t immediately compute – how can a big strip of asphalt be green? – the… Read More »The construction of Highway 413 would negatively impact the environment, not help it, say scientific researchers