Tag: Environment

Hug a Tree


By Chris Temelkos Trees have been around for millions of years, some of our oldest trees are 3,000 years old and still kicking. However, you may not be aware of all the benefits trees provide. In a year, a single tree can offset the…

Biodiversity at Risk


By Chris Temelkos It looks like the world is not doing enough to save our biodiversity. 8 years ago, world leaders came together and pledged to reverse a large decline in biodiversity by 2010. However, a new report by the United Nations shows that…

Earth Hour


Megan Harris Online Piece 7 Canada gears up for third annual Earth Hour The lights will be going off all over Canada this weekend. Not in a power outage-reminiscent of the August 2003 blackout, but for Earth Hour. Though this will be the third…

Earth Hour


CAITLIN STOJANOVSKI EARTH HOUR ONLINE STORY Earth Hour has become an annual symbol of environmental awareness, with more than 800 landmarks going dark on March 27, 2010. Residents all over the world are urged to turn off their electricity on from 8:30 to 9:30…

Turn Off the Lights


Sarina Adamo ONLINE PIECE #6 I turn off my lights when I leave the room, I shut down my computer when I’m finished with it, I take faster than normal showers and do my laundry during off hours. It’s the little steps I do…

‘A long-term plan only includes green’


By Emily Hunter March 2nd, 2010 As Harper outlines his new budget plan this week, attempting to show concern over Canada’s long-term economic future, environmental groups say he is the missing sight of the greatest long-term threat of all – climate change. “After over…

Valentine’s Day, The Olympic Games and Climate Scandals


Tuesday, February 9th, 2010 Angela Rotundo Online Story Valentine’s Day: Love Letters come with Love Receipts Other than a couple’s wedding day, Valentine’s Day is widely known as the most romantic day of the year. It is the one day full of romantic activities,…

Canadian Pacific announces industry-leading biodiesel testing underway


CALGARY, Nov. 27 /CNW/ – Canadian Pacific (TSX/NYSE: CP) and Natural Resources Canada have partnered on an industry-leading biodiesel fuel pilot project under the National Renewable Diesel Demonstration Initiative, announced Lee Richardson, Member of Parliament for Calgary Centre on behalf of the Honourable Lisa…

Clean energy company shows Ontario’s green services sector is greenest of them all


By Rachel Muenz Ontario’s environmental services, retail, and professional services sectors have the largest number of companies using clean power, according to information from Bullfrog Power.

Poison


By Rachel Muenz Dolphin was going to kill the dog because it had desecrated the tree. The tree was the most beautiful monument he had ever seen. He liked it because it reminded him of a snake and he loved snakes and though it…

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