The Fundamentals of Environmental Risk Assessment to be held April 9-11, 2014 in Sudbury, Ontario

MIRARCO and Goodman School of Mines are pleased to offer a short course on: The Fundamentals of Environmental Risk Assessment. A three day course on: the background science and communication of environmetal risks, as well as risk management and environmental rehabilitation.

Plato’s Revenge: Politics in the Age of Ecology


“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…

Ottawa Urban Wild Tours

Get involved with monthly Urban Nature Tours in Ottawa, and discover the hidden corners of its neighborhoods and become acquainted with the wonders of nature in the city.

The Concise Guide to Global Human Rights

The serious territory is, of course, ecological sustainability, and the philosophical tone is set in the opening and closing chapters. The first essay, by David Lavigne, the book’s editor, provides a concise overview of conservation biology, sustainability and the often difficult relationship between humans and their use of natural resources.