GM SmartStax corn risks exposed

by Lucy Sharratt This year, we are eating from the first harvest of Monsanto’s eight-trait “SmartStax” genetically modified (GM) corn. Approved in 2009 and grown … Read more

Syndrome X & Big Pharma

DRUG BUST by Alan Cassels Sometimes, you see someone and you can’t help think, “Now there goes a walking time bomb.” The person is overweight … Read more

Plant spirit medicine

Experts weigh in on the health benefits of mind-altering plants Article and illustration by Geoff Olson Plants don’t do much compared to animals. They’re sedentary sorts, … Read more

Canada’s biggest tree

Celebrate the International Year of Forests and protect our ancient giants by the Ancient Forest Alliance     Canada’s largest tree, a western redcedar named … Read more