Supercharge Your Purpose: Communications Training Webinars

Second Revolution Communications, along with the Sustainability Network, is pleased to host two upcoming webinars, for those with beginner to intermediate knowledge, that will build your organization’s marketing and communication capacity to maximize your public engagement and fundraising activities. Engineering Effective Events | Tues Feb 27 – 1-2:30pm ET In this webinar, you’ll learn how to turn…

Climate Change and Canadians: New Public Opinion Research by EcoAnalytics

On February 14, 2018 (1-2 pm ET), Sustainability Network & EcoAnalytics will host a webinar about new climate action policies and how Canadians’ attitudes and beliefs change about climate. The webinar, presented by the Université de Montréal’s Dr. Erick Lachapelle and James Boothroyd of EcoAnalytics, evaluates these federal policies and the most powerful narrative frames to…

The Story of Building Ontario’s Bruce Trail

Toronto – The famous Bruce Trail, Canada’s oldest and longest marked footpath, snakes its way all the way from Niagara’s wine country to the tip of the Bruce Peninsula,  at Tobermory. Stretching almost 900 kilometres, with roughly 400 kilometres of side trails, the trail offers magnificent hikes along forested cliffs and valleys of the Niagara Escarpment, a…

Green Party Leader Elizabeth May talks Orcas, Right Whales & #Stopkm on Skaana Podcast

Canadian federal Green Party leader, Elizabeth May (@ElizabethMay), talks to Mark Leiren-Young about saving orcas and right whales; stopping Kinder Morgan and Bilcon and Canada’s toothless endangered species laws on the latest episode of the Skaana podcast. “All whales matter. All cetaceans matter. All life matters.” “The most endangered whale species in Canada is the…

Podcast: Alexandra Morton on wild salmon, sick salmon & the Sea Shepherd

Alexandra Morton (@alex4salmon) is one of Canada’s most famous eco-activists. The best-selling author’s fight to save the west coast’s wild salmon attracted the attention of the Sea Shepherd Society and  launched Operation Virus Hunter – a mission to publicize Morton’s research into open sea salmon farms. Tune in if you care about oceans, orcas, salmon…

Podcast: Orca Update: SOS & RIP Sonic

When we set out to launch the Skaana podcast there were 83 Southern Resident orcas in the Salish Sea. Today there are 76. We’re losing matriarchs, we’re losing babies. The Center for Whale Research declared that J52, Sonic, was missing and presumed dead.The last images of Sonic showed that he was starving to death. Our latest…

Podcast: Moby Doll & Granny (The Hundred-Year-Old Whale)

The BC Maritime Museum launched a new series of “Nautical Nights” with Skaana host, Mark Leiren-Young, talking about the secret origins of The Killer Whale Who Changed the World and his documentary The-Hundred-Year-Old Whale which premieres this month at Planet in Focus in Toronto.

Environmental Sustainability Report – University of Waterloo

From our old stomping grounds….   Each year, Waterloo publishes a summary of the actions that students, staff and faculty have taken across campus to reduce our environmental impact. From new research projects to student events to ongoing changes to policy and practice, it is inspiring to see the dedication and involvement of so many…

Photos: The ice grizzlies of northern Yukon | Canadian Geographic

From September to November, grizzly bears gather in the mountainous Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation Traditional Territory to feast on salmon. As the temperature dips, their fur becomes coated in ice, creating an otherworldly look and spectacular photos. Source: Photos: The ice grizzlies of northern Yukon | Canadian Geographic