The month of January symbolizes new beginnings and tends to bring changes along with it. With a new year comes new opportunities. For me, as a co-op student, a new year usually means I am about to begin a work placement. It is always an exciting and overwhelming time for […]
As a high school student, I was told I would graduate, earn a university degree, find a career path and then retire… hopefully young. But coming out of university, I found myself being just another young person with a diploma and few employable skills. Weeks of job hunting led to […]
About the Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) SFI advances sustainability through forest-focused collaborations. SFI is an independent, non-profit organization that demonstrates its commitment to forests through its work in standards, conservation, education, and community. SFI works with the forest sector, conservation groups, academics, researchers, brand owners, resource professionals, landowners, educators, local […]
Right now, you – yes, you reading this magazine – have access to thousands of absolutely free, open, online courses covering hundreds of topics taught by the world’s leading experts and teachers. Welcome to the information revolution! Advancements in technology and knowledge sharing have transformed all areas of learning and […]
Canada’s environmental movement began to take shape in the early ’70s. Environment Canada, World Wildlife Fund Canada, Greenpeace, the first Faculty of Environmental Studies (York U) and Alternatives Journal were all founded between 1967 and 1971. Roughly 30 years later, A\J produced its first Directory of Canadian Environmental Studies Programs.
UPDATE: EXTENDED DEADLINE: August 11, 2017 Interested in joining our board of directors? The board of directors of Alternatives Inc., the charity that operates Alternatives Journal (A\J), has empowered me to make this call for candidates interested in joining our board of directors. A\J is Canada’s oldest and most respected environmental […]
Public opinion: – GPC 2015 – http://www.cbc.ca/news2/interactives/results-2015/ – e-recycling – http://www.ipsos-na.com/news-polls/pressrelease.aspx?id=6541 – GMO ban – http://www.ipsos-na.com/news-polls/pressrelease.aspx?id=7006
Did you know that Stephen Harper’s hair and makeup artist is also a psychic? Did you know that there are thousands of people dying and millions being displaced in developing nations as a result of climate change? The link between those facts may not be obvious now, but watch the […]
Every year, thousands of Canadians decide that when they go to work, their job should somehow help the planet. For many, starting environmental careers means enrolling at colleges or universities to learn how to make their occupations more sustainable. There are hundreds of environmental programs at nearly every Canadian college […]
From marketing the first inkjet with two-sided printing, to manufacturing the most ink cartridges with closed-loop recycled plastic, to being among the first companies globally to publish its complete carbon footprint, HP has been raising ecoconsciousness for over half a century.