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Science lessons with Alternatives Journal
Key concepts to know when studying any aspect of the environment.
Shard and London Bridge at night A\J
Greenpeace activists continue to bring attention to the need for Arctic protection with intense actions that start before sunrise.
A\J Covers Progression A\J
The history of A\J and the environmental movement over the past 40 years.
What Enbridge already knows about where and how much the Northern Gateway Pipeline will leak.
high speed train A\J
Ontario’s growing population should lead to a high-speed rail network across the province.
streetlights along straightaway A\J
Healthy communities go a lot further for street safety than excessive outdoor lighting and have fewer negative effects on the environment.
Airplane over Field Pickering A\J
From People or Planes, to Land Over Landings, A\J once again reports on the GTA airport fiasco.
Aurora Borealis. Solar flares. A\J.
From the northern lights to light pollution, the Night issue investigates ideas that resonate most deeply in the dark.
Scientists scramble to save bats as White Nose Syndrome spreads across North America.
Otesha Project A\J
The Otesha Project's Nation to Nation bike tour member Nawaaz Makhani shares three examples of people working to break down the barriers between communities.
Otesha Project A\J
An empowering bike tour inspired A\J to create this photo essay of farms and new friends.
Community Access Bike Share Kitchener A\J
Community Access Bikeshare launches despite bike share controversies around the world.
A look at the first ride and free yoga class. Come along on Wednesday evenings at 7pm!
MS Turanor Planet Solar A\J
The massive solar-powered catamaran might be a catalyst for changing the shipping status quo.
Otesha Nation to Nation Tour. Wampum belts.
Tour member Arestia Dehmassi reflects on the importance of relationships between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples.
better back to school A\J
10 tips for getting top marks in sustainability this year, from junior kindergarten right up to grad school.
lake huron save our saugeen shores nuclear waste A\J
Experts and residents call for protecting the Great Lakes from nuclear waste, pollution, privatization and more.
candles toxins A\J
Prepare for the next power outage or candlelit dinner with these tips on avoiding virulent votives.
Akron Family & Pokey Lafarge Marcia Ruby A\J
A\J went to the 30th Hillside Festival in July – check out our reflection on drumming workshops, 30 years of staying young and an eco-friendly festival-going guide.
peppers farmers market A\J
The story of a new early bird learning to catch the worm, plus tips for other market rookies!
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