Report concludes that odours from bitumen tanks in Peace River are causing health issues for nearby residents.
We can all help ensure monarch butterflies continue this wonderful journey every year.
Conservation groups had to sue Canada’s Minister of Health to secure reviews of pesticides already banned in Europe.
University of Calgary’s Aidan Hollis suggests user fees could effectively limit use of non-human antibiotics.
Salmon-Safe works with farmers to encourage agricultural practices that protect wild Pacific salmon habitat and water quality.
We need a national strategy to get our kids eating healthy foods and being active in nature.
Jessica Burman explains why it’s so important to learn to read the labels when it comes to modern skin care products.
From November 2012 to February 2013, Ontario schools are being challenged to focus on local food and farms.
As part of its Greenest City initiative, Vancouver is striving to increase city and neighbourhood food assets by a minimum of 50 percent by 2020.
The Frontier Centre for Public Policy recently released a policy study that questions the validity of Canada’s organic certification system.
Shared by Sobey’s – 30 May 2011 – Fishermen are challenged with managing increasing costs and extensive regulations. That’s why it is important for them to adapt to each year’s fishery situation and adopt more sustainable practices. Hear what fishermen think about the value of providing consumers with the opportunity to trace where their fish came…
We’ve long known that environmental factors contribute to disease, especially contamination of air, water, and soil. Scientists are now learning the connection is stronger than we realized.
The environmentally conscious Southbrook Vineyards in Ontario’s Niagara wine-growing region just received two awards for its ongoing commitment to produce organic and biodynamic wines.
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Shared by UBC on Feb 28, 2012 Webcast sponsored by the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, hosted by Common Energy UBC, Oxfam UBC, and the UBC Commerce Undergraduate Society’s Sustainability Committee. “Chew On This,” is a week-long series of lectures, panel discussions, and workshops. A diverse group of panelists will share their research and thoughts on the topic…
The Guelph Organic Conference is this weekend, January 26-29, at the Guelph University Centre. The conference begins on Thursday with a day of workshops about co-ops in recognition of 2012 being the U.N. International Year of Co-operatives. Other workshops throughout the weekend include topics such as Financial Viability, Organic Livestock Care and Management, and Trends in the Organic Cropping World. Throughout the…
Shared by environmentaldefence on Jan 5, 2012 Get toxins out of your makeup. Learn more, find out how, and find safer alternatives at http://www.environmentaldefence.ca When you’re brushing your teeth, changing the little one’s diaper, and putting on deodorant in the morning, are you thinking about the chemicals in your toothpaste, your diaper cream, your shampoo, and your lipstick?…
I remember taking a course in University that focused on systems where we learned how everything in the ecosystem is connected in one way or the other. At the time I remember being bored to death and thinking that I will never need to know this information. But now I find myself looking closely at the food we eat.