Off-grid wind turbines make their way to Northern Ontario

Waterloo’s Wind Energy Group looks to bring the power of wind to a remote community in Northern Ontario. Continue reading Off-grid wind turbines make their way to Northern Ontario

Video: Tagging Narwhal in the Arctic

Shared by wwfcanada on Oct 13, 2011 WWF-Canada‘s species expert, Dr. Peter Ewins, went up to Tremblay Sound in Nunavut, Canada, to help researchers tag narwhal with GPS radio collars so that they can monitor their movements and analyze how climate change is affecting their behaviours. Related articles Scientists launch arctic search to find narwhals (cbsnews.com) Tracking of […] Continue reading Video: Tagging Narwhal in the Arctic

Boondoggles in the Boreal

A mid-March report — A Forest of Blue: Canada’s Boreal Forest, the World’s Waterkeeper — focuses on the health of our vast northern forest ecosystem, which covers 60% of Canada’s land mass. Issued by the Pew Environment Group (a U.S. organization not without controversy in Canada), the study has nonetheless been endorsed by the International Boreal Conservation Science Panel, whose 14 academics include eight of Canada’s most highly respected scientists, such as Dr. David Schindler of the University of Alberta. Continue reading Boondoggles in the Boreal