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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!
a sheep standing on a mountain-side road with a camera on its back
Environmental news headlines for the week of July 10-17, 2016!
an adult Atlantic salmon in Norway
Salmon have been an integral part of Canada's identity, but the Lake Ontario of today is a pale reflection of its historic self, once containing fish we might have saved with the benefit of forethought.
Issue 42.1, Faith is now live and on news stands!
Hillside Festival and the 'virtuous upward spiral' of community helping community
two polar bears, dwarfed by the large snow mountain above them
Environmental news from the week of July 3 - July 9, 2016
british flag with brexit written is roadway through green countryside
What exactly will the impact of the Brexit vote be on environmental policy in the UK and in the European Union?
A\J's publisher, David McConnachie joined The Agriculture Show to discuss the environment, A\J all with a dash of some awesome folk music.
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A\J learns about the power of video story-telling thanks to our first-ever videography intern.
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