Article – Consumers continue to focus on sustainability

“Although a survey has underlined the long-standing faith Canadians have in farmers and the food system, they increasingly regard issues such as sustainability as a vital part of that trust, said an expert.” Read more here:

Book – Found in Alberta: Environmental Themes for the Anthropocene

“Found in Alberta: Environmental Themes for the Anthropocene is a collection of essays about the natural environment in a province rich in natural resources and aggressive in development goals. This is a casebook on Alberta from which emerges a far wider set of implications for North America and for the biosphere in general. The writers comeContinue reading “Book – Found in Alberta: Environmental Themes for the Anthropocene”

Blog – Concern Over Sweeping Cuts to Alberta Parks

“In a world of steadily rising global temperatures, increasing human population and steady loss of wildlife habitat, protected parks and recreation reserves around the globe are some of the last vestiges of wild space where people can find connection to nature and a source of physical and mental health. Wildlife depend on these spaces forContinue reading “Blog – Concern Over Sweeping Cuts to Alberta Parks”

Article – Expect the Unexpected: Agricultural Trends

“Most climate models predict a near future that sees a likely increase in agricultural productivity in Western Canada, but Blade points out that it would be folly to look at that data and think there’s nothing to worry about. “ Read about it here: https://www.manitobacooperator.ca/news-opinion/news/expect-the-unexpected/

Webinar – Barriers, By-laws, and the Biophilic City: Advancing Natural Gardens and Native Plants in Our Cities

Free webinar Dec 17, 2020 at 2pm MST to learn about biodiverse home gardens in Canadian cities! Hear “from Professor Nina-Marie Lister, Author Lorraine Johnson, and Environmental Lawyer David Donnelly, about the ecological significance of advancing biodiversity through natural gardens and native plants in the City along with the challenges faced by the current stateContinue reading “Webinar – Barriers, By-laws, and the Biophilic City: Advancing Natural Gardens and Native Plants in Our Cities”

Webinar – Barriers, By-laws, and the Biophilic City: Advancing Natural Gardens and Native Plants in Our Cities

Free webinar Dec 17, 2020 at 2pm MST to learn about biodiverse home gardens in Canadian cities! Hear “from Professor Nina-Marie Lister, Author Lorraine Johnson, and Environmental Lawyer David Donnelly, about the ecological significance of advancing biodiversity through natural gardens and native plants in the City along with the challenges faced by the current stateContinue reading “Webinar – Barriers, By-laws, and the Biophilic City: Advancing Natural Gardens and Native Plants in Our Cities”

Research – Wood Buffalo National Park

Canada’s largest national park is showing signs of poor health in Northern Alberta. CPAWS’s article explains what is happening and why: For information about what the Canadian government is doing to protect this park, visit here: https://www.pc.gc.ca/en/pn-np/nt/woodbuffalo/info/action

New Proposed Coal Mine in Crowsnest Pass Causes Mixed Opinions in Nearby Communities

“ ‘No community-level consultation has been done on the Blood Tribe,’ [Calf Robe] said, ‘and, as far as I know, has not been done with any of the communities in Treaty 7.’ ‘So those letters of support that were issued were issued without community-level consultation in any of these communities.’ “ Read more about theContinue reading “New Proposed Coal Mine in Crowsnest Pass Causes Mixed Opinions in Nearby Communities”

Government of Canada – Net Zero by 2050

Canada introduced a new bill this month to “legally bind the Government to a process to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050.” Read more about it here: https://www.canada.ca/en/environment-climate-change/news/2020/11/government-of-canada-charts-course-for-clean-growth-by-introducing-bill-to-legislate-net-zero-emissions-by-2050.html