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The Best Weather Ever

Usually I take my dog for a walk.  That means I lead.  Today I let her take me.  I followed her up through a valley of snow laden trees and along the edge of a small stream hidden under its banks.   60 more words

Art, Environment, Personal Writing

Greenpeace tests find toxic chemicals in outdoor gear

Is your adventure gear making you sick?

Greenpeace is worried that a persistent and potentially toxic class of waterproofing chemicals could be accumulating in your body and the environment while you enjoy the great outdoors. 721 more words

The Green Man

New report adds billions to cost of oil spill off BC's south coast

Environmental and risk assessments for projects that would increase tanker traffic in southwestern B.C. fail to consider billions of dollars in potential social, economic and environmental impacts, according to a new report on the region by the Raincoast Conservation Foundation. 359 more words

The Green Man

Climate change projected to harm First Nations fisheries

Climate change could cut first nations’ fisheries catch by up to 50 per cent, according to a new study from the University of British Columbia. 238 more words

The Green Man

Chinese buy up bottles of fresh air from Canada

A Chinese woman wears a mask connected to a filter in Beijing, China

A Chinese woman wears a mask connected to a filter in Beijing… 92 more words

Awareness Campaigns

The moment of Paris COP21 that was so moving even the translator started crying

After two weeks of challenging talks, Laurent Fabius’ quotations from Nelson Mandela were too much for many observers

The deal reached in Paris by more than 190 countries to limit the impact of climate change on the world has been met with messages of excitement, optimism and relief from around the globe, with a few notable exceptions. 446 more words

Awareness Campaigns

New Community Garden Coming to Cobourg

A new Community Garden is coming to Cobourg, thanks to the efforts of the Cobourg Community Garden Group (CCGG). Read more here.