Ecological Footprint

What is sustainable development? (3:40)

Ecological Footprint Calculator

(which includes carbon footprint)

Ecological Footprint - Selected Canadian Cities
from ScienceDirect)

Footprint Network Global Map

Ecological Footprint and Biocapacity by country and per capita

Canada - Land Cover (NRCan)

International Trade

Significance of Canada's Exports to USA (HowMuch.net)

Significance of Canada's Imports from the USA (HowMuch.net)

USA-Canada trade Relationship (Visual Capitalist)

Free Trade Agreements with Canada (Wiki)

Understanding Canada's legal claim to the Northwest Passage (CBC News 7:59)

Canada's New Shipping Shortcut (Wendover Productions 11:16)

Arctic Corridors
(U of Ottawa, 5min)

Research team injects Inuit views into Ottawa’s plan for safe Arctic shipping (Nunasiaq News)

Mining Industry

Interactive Map of Minerals & Mining
(Atlas of Canada)

Minerals and the Economy (NRCAN)

Minerals & Metals Facts
(NRCAN)

Mining in Canada
(Mines Canada)

Canada’s mining giants pay billions less in taxes in Canada than abroad
(The Narwhal)

Canada’s Gold Exploration Frontier: The Abitibi Greenstone Belt
(Visual Capitalist)

Mining Facts & Figures - Ontario (OMA)

Mining for more: How much is mining really worth to Ontario?
(CBC News)

Oil Industry

Canadian Tar Sands
(Good To Know 7min)

Canadian Tar Sands Controversy (SBS Australia 15:38)

Canadian Oil Sands
(EnergyAnalyst 7:51)

Oil Sands Mining - How It Works
(CAPP 2:20)

How Suncor gets oil from sand
(Suncor 6:21)

Canada's Oil Sands Explained - 2015 Election issue
(CBC 1:27)

How does Fracking work?
(TED-Ed 6:08)

Clean Energy Options: Solar, Wind, Water

Clean Energy Resources and Projects (CERP)
Atlas of Canada

Solar Potential
Natural Resources Canada (NRCan)

Wind Energy Potential
WindAtlas.ca (Gov't of Canada)

Wind Energy in Canada (PDF)
(Can Geo + NRCan)

What is water power?
(WaterPowerCanada.ca)

Canada - Hydroelectric Power (HEP)

Forestry

Forest Regions of Canada

Disturbed vs Intact Habitats

The Natural Capital Value of Canada's Forests

How Trees Talk to Each Other
(TED 18:00)

NRCan: How does the forest sector contribute to Canada’s economy?

NRCan: Is timber being harvested sustainably?

Plastics & Recycling

Water Brothers: Bottlegate

Life Cycle of a Plastic Bottle
TED Ed (4:07)

Tracking Your Plastic: Exposing Recycling Myths (MarketPlace 20:31)

The Dirty Truth About Recycling (The Weekly 10min)

Water as a Resource

Water Brothers

Protecting Canada's Drinking Water (2:36)

Canada's Water Crisis: Indigenous Families Still at Risk (Human Rights Watch 5 min)

Canada: The Water Superpower (9 min)

The Teen Fighting to Protect Canada's Water - Autumn Peltier (CBC 7:52)

Pollution in Canada

Air Pollution

IISD: Costs of Pollution in Canada

Real-time Air Quality Map

Air Quality in Canada
(IQAir)

Interactive Emissions and Water Quality Map of Canada including Protected Areas

Water Pollution

Water Quality in Rivers by Region


Water Pollution in Canada and What you need to know (WWF)

WWF Watershed Reports: Health and Threats

If it’s not green on this map, it’s a water source that’s been hurt by climate change: report (Global News)

ClimateChange.ca – Interactive map + videos, articles, and data.

EN-ROADS Climate Change Simulator (Climate Interactive)

NASA: The Greenhouse Effect (2:29)

Ecological Footprint Calculator

(which includes carbon footprint)

What is Carbon Footprint?
(Sustainability Illustrated 7:15)

Climate Change Solutions Simulation Game - Canada
(UWaterloo)

Reducing Personal Climate Impacts (VOX - IOP)

Carbon Counter: Cars evaluated against climate targets (MIT)

Commercial Fishing

Newfoundland Cod Fishery: Lessons Not Learned?
(CBC The National 15min)


Food & Agricultural Resources

UN Report 2021 - Canadians waste 79kg/year (CBC News 7min)

How much food do supermarkets throw away (CBC Marketplace 22min)

Canadians get creative in solving food waste problem
(CBC The National 5:38)

Food Waste Update
CBC Marketplace 13min)

Food Waste in Canada (Waste Reduction Week Canada)

Food Wastage Footprint FAQs
(UN FAO)

Food Loss and Food Waste
(UN FAO)

Worldwide Food Waste
(UNEP)

Food waste is the world's dumbest problem (VOX 9:22)