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Christian Cotroneo

Writer and social media editor at the Mother Nature Network

Christian Cotroneo is a former reporter and columnist at the Toronto Star. He's traveled throughout Asia as a foreign correspondent before landing back in Toronto, Canada, where he became a founding editor at HuffPost Canada. Christian was also a staff writer for the Dodo, where his passion for animal welfare opened up a whole new audience for his work.
Beheading Videos

Beheading Videos Okay

It's all right to post videos of people getting beheaded on Facebook again. The social media giant has reportedly lifted
10/22/2013 12:15 EDT
AMAZON

AMAZON HORROR

Dr. Gregory Asner didn't need hyper-spectral imaging to tell him something was very wrong with Earth's mightiest rain forest
10/01/2013 05:09 EDT
WAR OF THE

WAR OF THE CRICKETS

Days after a group of Montreal students took home one of the world's premier awards for social innovation -- from the hands
09/26/2013 12:54 EDT
Man's Gut Brews Its Own

Man's Gut Brews Its Own Beer

When a Texas man reportedly staggered into a local hospital, complaining of dizziness, staff made the rather obvious conclusion
09/19/2013 09:31 EDT
Lindsay Lohan 'Held Me

Lindsay Lohan 'Held Me Hostage'

VENICE, Italy -- Lindsay Lohan is a no-show at the Venice Film Festival, where she was expected to promote the erotic thriller
08/30/2013 11:09 EDT
BEEEEEEEEEEEEEES!

BEEEEEEEEEEEEEES!

A massive swarm of bees has brought a Toronto construction site to a halt. Workers in front of Union Station apparently unleashed
06/26/2013 12:07 EDT
Myanmar Wants Your

Myanmar Wants Your Business

NAYPYITAW, Myanmar -- Myanmar prepared Wednesday to show off what two years of reform-minded elected government has accomplished
06/05/2013 09:19 EDT
Toronto Cop Found Not

Toronto Cop Found Not Guilty

TORONTO -- The first Toronto police officer to go to trial on criminal charges stemming from the G20 protests has been found
05/31/2013 11:58 EDT