Tag Archive: climate change

Top 5 Challenges for our Oceans in 2018

By David Evans When you think of the ocean, you probably immediately conjure an image of a sandy beaches, warm salt water, sunshine, coral reefs, or diverse marine life. But our oceans’ health… Continue reading

Internal parasites and the conservation of birds

By Chelsea Enslow Most people, especially Canadians, know how annoying being swarmed by mosquitoes in the early summer can be. There is nothing quite like braving clouds of host-seeking insects while exploring our… Continue reading

Going Green this St. Patrick’s Day

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Traditionally, St. Patrick’s Day is a day when a lot of people go “green”, however for our friends south of the border, green no longer seems to be a… Continue reading

Evolution…it’s a real thing!

A few years ago, when I told people I studied evolutionary ecology, I tended to get responses like, “Oh, so you believe we came from monkeys?!” Or they would automatically think of large-scale evolution. Change over… Continue reading

Why Giving Time for Nature is Vital to our Survival

This week is the start of National Volunteer Week (April 10-16), which celebrates millions of volunteers across Canada to recognize them for their efforts. Nearly half of Canadians over the age of 15… Continue reading

Q&A with Ethical Fashion Expert, Kate Black

Kate Black is the founder of the sustainable fashion blog, Magnifeco and author of her new book, Magnifeco: Your Head-to-Toe Guide to Ethical Fashion and Non-toxic Beauty.  I teamed up with Black to talk… Continue reading

Would you want to become a tree after death?

When a loved one passes, often our only choices are to either to have them buried or cremated. We can then visit the tomb or scatter their ashes to the wind or sea. But… Continue reading

Why Many People Don’t Give a BLEEP about Nature

Environmentalism needs re-branding.  Even with all of the important and necessary conferences, marches, debates, news coverage, and conversations going on about the environment – there are still so many people who don’t seem to… Continue reading

Climate Talks Heating Up!

It’s gettin’ hot in here……….. As some of you have likely noticed, there’s been a lot of talk about climate change in the news from the Climate Summit of the Americas conference held… Continue reading

Threats to Ontario’s Greenbelt

Ontario’s Greenbelt is approximately 2 million acres of protected land (that’s larger than Prince Edward Island!). It is the world’s largest permanently protected greenbelt.  It protects environmentally sensitive areas, productive farmland, and natural spaces… Continue reading