Big Picture News, Informed Analysis

Canadian journalist Donna Laframboise. Former National Post & Toronto Star columnist, past vice president of the Canadian Civil Liberties Association. New posts: Mondays & Wednesdays.

Rejoice! We Have Millions of Whales

Whales are at no risk of extinction. When 50,000-strong species are classified as ‘endangered,’ words don’t mean what we think they do. 

August 19, 2020

Canadian Wildlife Federation: Lying With Pictures to Raise Cash

Humpback whales are thriving, but an activist fundraising campaign says they’re on the brink of extinction.

August 17, 2020

The ‘Balance of Nature’ Myth

The natural world is more sophisticated than we imagine.

July 4, 2018

From Carbon Footprint to Plastic Footprint

Polluted waterways are one more reason not to litter. Rather than making this point, greens are demonizing plastic.

June 11, 2018