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Milliken Park Rain Garden (May 2016)
Helping the environment, your community or even the world does not need to involve a grand scheme or project.
In March of 2015, the derelict HMCS Cormorant began to list dangerously to one side at its port in the community of Bridgewater, Nova Scotia
Clapping fans enjoying a reading
What exactly is ecotheology? How can we use faith to connect to the environment?
Treena Hein explores the 'green infrastructure' trend, in particular the significant potential of using trees for stormwater management.
Let's say NO SALE to Nestle Waters Canada
How the proposed renewal of water-taking permits for micropennies-on-the-litre to Nestle Waters makes no economic - or environmental - sense.
Last week I did something a little radical, defying a social norm so insidious I didn’t even realize it existed until I was face-to-face with it. In broad daylight, with the full attention of my neighbours, I spent an afternoon picking up trash.
Andrew Torry investigates the political and ecological debate surrounding fish and culverts, focusing his analysis on Craig Creek in northern Ontario.
The eastern wolf is smaller than its western and arctic counterparts, sporting a reddish brown and tawny coat. Their historical population is unknown.
In 2013, Waukesha Wisconsin filed an application requesting permission to take over 10 million gallons of fresh water from Lake Michigan every day. Join Andrew Reeves in our first in the Summer Reading Series, as he explores the complexity of this issue, its historical roots, and the state of our Great Lakes.
Environmental news headlines for the week of July 24-30, 2016!
Environmental news headlines for the week of July 18-23, 2016!
A\J visited the apiaries at RARE in Cambridge, Ontario to learn about bees and tips on how to help them. Click through for tips on what you can do to help our bee communities thrive!
This week in Shades of Green, Zack explores the koki'o tree, one of the rarest plants in the world, and its persistence in a world of change.
Home of A\J's Summer Reading 2016 Series!
  • In two weeks: launch of A\J SUMMER READING series. Web-exclusive stories about protecting our great outdoors. alternativesjournal.ca 11 weeks 8 hours ago
  • 'Believe This', how the environmentally-minded person can sustain their faith and hope https://t.co/04L0ZlwVfe https://t.co/6Tg1t9XIUM 11 weeks 12 hours ago
  • It's Week in Review time, highlighting the top environmental news stories of the week! https://t.co/nNzPSBtU3U 11 weeks 4 days ago