Though worries about the pandemic remained top of mind for many Canadians this year, it’s hard to ignore concerns related to the planet’s well-being. In 2021, our contributors chronicled challenges faced by flora and fauna in the deserts of Mexico, the forests of Nova Scotia, and tributaries of the Fraser River.
The Walrus featured environmental reporting on questions both large and small: What will the climate crisis’s tipping point be? Where does the cactus sitting on your windowsill come from?
These are the conversations we were having this year about the natural world and our impact on it.