The Couchiching Conservancy applauds the news that the Ontario government is investing in nature.
Writing this month’s article I am enjoying a beautiful sunny day. Peak leaf colour, my nieces are raking a pile to jump in, and I can’t think of a more idyllic picture of peaceful life. Of course, with Remembrance Day fast approaching, I am feeling deeply grateful.
We were sitting around the lunch table at the office laughing and joking about building resilience in children yesterday. Enjoying a laugh with coworkers and friends can really lift your spirits, especially funny stories of kids. That same day I went home, and after reading a few heavy articles on the …
A guest blog post from our colleagues at Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition.
During a recent Salamander Monitoring visit to Church Woods with Kim Trudeau & family, they encountered two Eastern Red-backed Salamanders. This terrestrial species of salamander can live for up to 25 years and requires a damp environment to survive. This is because they need to breathe through their skin as they …
Photo: Kim Trudeau
Everywhere we look, news on flooding, rise temperatures and climate crisis. It can feel heavy. But people are stepping up to do everything they can. Here we are sharing a few people who are inspiring us. Greta Thunberg Have you been hearing about the Friday school Climate Strikes happening around …
Another hot week in September, on top of the hottest summer on record, is yet another reminder of the relentless changes in the Earth’s climate.
One of the frustrations of the modern information society is the barrage of conflicting opinions put forth on almost any topic, from dieting to world peace. It is often difficult to decide which information to believe. Nowhere is that more evident than on the subject of climate change, where high-profile columnists continue to routinely insist that “there is little or nothing to be alarmed about”, based on their contention that the Earth has not warmed in nearly two decades.
Each year, we seem to hear the same question: Where have all the birds gone? A report released this month by the World Wildlife Fund provides some of the answers, and its conclusions are not for the faint of heart.