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. Continue reading The Fundamentals of Environmental Risk Assessment to be held April 9-11, 2014 in Sudbury, Ontario
“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… Continue reading Plato’s Revenge: Politics in the Age of Ecology
Come out and explore Ottawa’s Sawmill Creek, and find out how urbanization affects the stream and the species that live in and around it. Continue reading The Amazing World of Ottawa’s Streams
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. Continue reading Ottawa Urban Wild Tours
10th Annual Windfall Ecology Festival early registration now open!
Join us in celebrating our Tenth Annual Windfall Ecology Festival!
June 11th-12th, 2011
Fairy Lake Park, Newmarket, Continue reading Ecology Festival Assistants: Windfall Ecology Centre
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. Continue reading The Concise Guide to Global Human Rights
Even the most hesitant guerrilla will find the many wise nuggets in this book inspiring. Some of the most useful include: cities are alive; wilderness is within; growing things is easy; miracles happen all the time; think like a plant; design for diversity; and, finally, get up and grow. Continue reading Guerrilla Gardening: A Manualfesto + Interwoven Wild: An Ecologist Loose in the Garden
Ecology North was established 30 years ago and continues to thrive through its work in contributing to ecologically sustainable planning. Environmental education, natural history activities and conservation have been driven by much volunteer energy. Continue reading Ecology North – Sustainable Living is Not an Alternative – It is the Only Choice
Whales in Lake Simcoe? That’s what a group of Grade 4s expected to see during a trip to an outdoor … Continue reading Whales in Lake Simcoe? Blame school cuts