Tools & Resources

Connecting data for better decision-making in the Arctic

Connecting data for better decision-making in the Arctic

Researchers receive $500,000 in CANARIE funding to link environmental information about the North.

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Book Launch April 8th – Speaking for Ourselves: Environmental Justice in Canada

Book Launch April 8th – Speaking for Ourselves: Environmental Justice in Canada

Books Provide Details on Environment and Inequality in Canada. When Bob Lovelace set out to write about the struggle of his people against uranium exploration in Ontario, he wrote it from a Canadian maximum security prison. The 61-year old grandfather, and a chief of the Ardoch Algonquin, was in prison for standing up for social […]

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Alternatives Journal: Building Resilience

Alternatives Journal: Building Resilience

Waterloo, Ontario – A Google search for “sustainability” may not bring up as many hits as one looking for “Harry Potter” (70.5 million) or “god” (465 million). But at a respectable 31.5 million, it’s safe to say that this term has entered our vernacular. Alternatives Journal, Canada’s national environmental magazine, has just released its newest […]

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The Canadian Environmental Health Atlas – CALL FOR CONTRIBUTIONS

The Canadian Environmental Health Atlas – CALL FOR CONTRIBUTIONS

The SSHRC-funded Canadian Environmental Health Atlas is aimed at producing a single coherent account of environmental health and public health practice in Canada and for raising environmental health awareness nationally. With this note we are asking if you can identify interesting work – whether your own or otherwise – that you can nominate to be […]

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Google Maps Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Google Maps Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Even for experts and scientists, analyzing data on emissions and climate change can seem like a rising sea of numbers. The United Nations Climate Change Secretariat (UNFCCC) in collaboration with several Googlers has created a map that visualizes greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions generated by a number of industrialized countries. The aim of this map is […]

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Energy Acronyms

Energy Acronyms

Energy Acronyms, the easiest way to find the meaning of energy related acronyms and abbreviations on the web. Jeff Bell is the creator of www.energyacronyms.com a recently launched website dubbed "A Free Resource for Energy Professionals". We had the chance to interview Bell to talk about his web resource. thegreenpages: So Jeff, what is your […]

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WWF Canada’s Living Planet City

WWF Canada’s Living Planet City

The latest from WWF Canada – one the coolest interactive visualisations of a sustainable city that we have ever seen. WWF-Canada today launched Living Planet City, an inspiring, fun and interactive microsite that illustrates how sustainable, climate friendly cities can be built without relying on dirty oil or coal. The city also highlights how Canadian […]

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The Natural Step’s Toolkits for Sustainability

The Natural Step’s Toolkits for Sustainability

The Latest from The Natural Step Canada. Helping communities, businesses and individuals take meaningful steps toward sustainability. Current toolkits include: The Natural Step’s Toolkits for Sustainability have been created to share best practices based on our work with thousands of corporations, municipalities, academic institutions and not-for-profit organizations around the world. Our partners and clients have […]

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The hacker’s guide: a new online approach to old environmentalism

The hacker’s guide: a new online approach to old environmentalism

With iPhones, laptops, widgets, and more, it’s time to take your dedication to all things green a step further. Here’s a list of online tools and opportunities to get you started…

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BuyFromTheFarm.ca Links Canadian Agriculture Coast to Coast

BuyFromTheFarm.ca Links Canadian Agriculture Coast to Coast

BuyFromTheFarm.ca continues the National Dream of linking Canadians from Newfoundland to British Columbia with a consumer website where all aspects of Canadian agricultural product can be found. BuyFromTheFarm.ca is a consumer-centric website with the goal of being the hub between urban consumers and rural producers.  The website provides an interactive community where farmers and urbanites […]

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