Environmental Justice

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Greening Canada’s COVID Recovery

Rebuilding the economy after the COVID pandemic will be complex, challenging, and long-lasting. Almost every part of our economy has suffered. Some sectors may rebound quickly, but many will take years to recover fully. National, provincial, and local recovery planning is essential and so is a broad-based buy-in. The process […]

The Sea Shepherd

Social Change = Passion + Imagination + Courage

Recently I have been thinking about how I can actively make environmental change. It could be due to increasing restlessness as a result of being inside a lot more thanks to the seemingly never-ending pandemic. But this restlessness and desire to make change has been burning within long before I […]

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Why Haven’t We Solved This Yet? Militarism and The Environment

At the height of the Vietnam war, Ernie Regher authored a story for Alternatives Journal about the harmful effects war and militarism. In Regher’s words, militarism is “the extension of military influence over national and international affairs.” He explained a country will often divert resources which would have otherwise gone […]

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Strong and Plastic-Free

Plastic Free July Series (Volume 1 of 5) Yearly, Canadians produce 3.3.million tonnes of plastic waste while 2.8 million tonnes (the weight of 24 CN towers) of it ends up in the landfill, according to statistics from Oceana Canada. Approximately only 9% of this waste is recycled. Environment and Climate […]

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In the shadow of the hurricane

In the shadow of the hurricane was Produced in association with Turtle Island Solidarityhttps://www.facebook.com/turtleislandsolidarity/ To support the Isles de Jean Charles Tribe please visit http://www.isledejeancharles.com/ For more information about the Pointe-au-Chien tribe, and to support their restoration projects and their application for federal recognition, please visit their website at http://pactribe.tripod.com/.

The AJ Recap: Change the debate

The Recap is part of our Student Summer Takeover series which aims to amplify the voices of young people in environmental media. New episodes will be released at the beginning of every week, don’t miss out! *** Follow up: Go check out Our Time for more information: http://its.our-time.ca