Learning how to create more efficient breeding strategies could ensure more durable trees for reforestation projects.
Though they are only the length of a grain of rice, mountain pine beetles have made a devastating impact on our nation’s forests.
Shared by The Natural Step Canada. (Guelph, Ontario) – The 2014 IMPACT! conference took place in Guelph, Ontario from May 23-26 and brought together 175 student sustainability leaders from across Canada. Youth worked alongside leading sustainability experts to deepen their understanding of sustainability challenges and network with like-minded individuals. The Natural Step Canada is a proud…
We can all help ensure monarch butterflies continue this wonderful journey every year.
The Kids’ World of Energy Festival is a four-day environmental children’s festival focused on renewable energy and energy conservation.
Please Apply by April 16, 2014.
Louis C.K. explains it very (and explicitly) well about how humans have viewed their relationship with the environment. Viewer discretion is advised. There is definitely inappropriate language being used, but in this context, it is justified.
Premieres Thursday, March 13 at 8 p.m. (8:30 NT) on CBC-TV’s The Nature of Things. From the filmmakers of the acclaimed series Human Planet and Planet Earth comes WILD CANADA, an epic four-part series presented by THE NATURE OF THINGS that takes place through time and across the vast scale of the Canadian landscape, revealing the country as it has never been seen before.
We need a national strategy to get our kids eating healthy foods and being active in nature.
Live owls will be presented by educators from the Orphaned Wildlife Rehabilitation Society (O.W.L.), which specializes in the rehabilitation of injured or orphaned birds of prey.
The Toyota Earth Day Scholarship Program offers 20 scholarships worth $5,000 each to reward graduating high schools students for environmental excellence.
The National Film Board of Canada (NFB) interactive documentary Bear 71 has received one of the Web’s highest honours: the Favourite Website Awards (FWA) Site of the Year.
Chasing Ice is the story of one man’s mission to change the tide of history by gathering undeniable evidence of our changing planet. Within months of that first trip to Iceland, the photographer conceived the boldest expedition of his life: The Extreme Ice Survey. With a band of young adventurers in tow, Balog began deploying revolutionary time-lapse cameras across the brutal Arctic to capture a multi-year record of the world’s changing glaciers.
Pushing our kids out the door may be the best way to save the planet. In a survey conducted for the David Suzuki Foundation, 70 per cent of Canadian youth…
“If Herman Daly is the economist for sustainable development, Amory Lovins the physicist and Al Gore the politician, William Ophuls must be the philosopher. Ophuls’ first book on the subject, Ecology and the Politics of Scarcity (1997), placed him among the few scholars of the time (Rifkin and Daly in the United States; Leiss and Paehlke in Canada) who had managed to bridge the gulf between science and politics to insist that modern values and the democratic politics associated with them were on a collision course with ecology.”Click through for our full review…
AI WEIWEI: NEVER SORRY is the inside story of a dissident for the digital age who inspires global audiences and blurs the boundaries of art and politics. First-time director Alison Klayman gained unprecedented access to Ai while working as a journalist in China. Her detailed portrait provides a nuanced exploration of contemporary China and one of its most compelling public figures.
Greenlearning.ca – Since its launch early in 2012, COOL 2.0 has engaged many teachers and forged new partnerships. For example: Dick Holland and Jennet Poffenroth presented COOL 2.0 to teachers at the Toronto District School Board’s Eureka Conference. The responses were very positive, with one Grade 10 Science teacher commenting, “Finally, I have a way…
Researchers from fields as diverse as biology, psychiatry, engineering, horticulture, neuroscience, and medicine have realized what most of us know intuitively: nature is good for our health and wellbeing.
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