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Not Worth It – How Time is Ticking for Alberta's Boreal Forest

Not Worth It – How Time is Ticking for Alberta's Boreal Forest

The Boreal forest of Canada is part of the largest land-based biome in the world. But, as with other biomes, it is under immense climactic threat. A recent study at the University of Alberta revealed how the clock is ticking on one of Canada's most vital assets.

(Climactic) Conflict of Interest

(Climactic) Conflict of Interest

The most popular repercussions of a changing climate are rising sea levels, a warming planet, drought and species loss, among many others. However, there is one other less discussed consequence : the relationship between resource scarcity and violence, one that will change society as we know it.

Much Trudeau About Something - How Canada Still Can Improve on Climate Change Awareness

Much Trudeau About Something - How Canada Still Can Improve on Climate Change Awareness

When it comes to climate change awareness, the current government of Justin Trudeau is quickly making up for the Harper government's inaction. But, as an open letter from Ottawa-based think tank Evidence for Democracy shows, improvement is still necessary.

4 Reasons to Re-think Suburban Living in Windsor-Essex

4 Reasons to Re-think Suburban Living in Windsor-Essex

Windsor-Essex county has the perfect blend of city life, farmland and affordable, residential homes. However, in a increasingly populous world, where the need for sustainable practices trumps almost every area of development, how much will it cost us to maintain our North American style of living, and what do we do next?

Northern California - A Green Getaway In The Time of Love

Northern California - A Green Getaway In The Time of Love

Love happens all year round, but for the month of St. Valentine, double up on some good karma by giving some hearts to the planet! If you like to combine romance with travel, Northern California should be your go-to destination with its top of the line sustainable luxury hotels, farm-to-table restaurants and numerous other green treats!

Vancouver – The ‘San Francisco’ of Canada

Vancouver – The ‘San Francisco’ of Canada

Vancouver has many titles: 'Hollywood North', 'Gastown', 'Global City', are just a few monikers it's known by. However, this beautiful city has rapidly gained another exciting title - 'The Greenest City in Canada'. With buzzing hotels to zooming cyclists, this city has developed a uniquely wonderful and sustainable ambiance for tourists that will help make one's stay there an evergreen experience!

Are Nanoparticles in Food a No-No?

Are Nanoparticles in Food a No-No?

What do we know about nanotechnology in food? From dairy products to water purification, nanotechnology in food is making waves across realms. But despite it's versatile application, how sustainable are nanoparticles in food? Is small really better?

Fashionably Green – How One Clothing Company is Helping Clean the Oceans in Style

Fashionably Green – How One Clothing Company is Helping Clean the Oceans in Style

Looking for ways to be fashionable and eco-friendly? One company, Ecoalf, is looking to make sure being green is always in! After winning awards from the United Nations and the European Commission, Ecoalf is on it's way to creating one heck of a fashion statement!

2018 and the Upcoming Challenges of Canadian Climate Change Policy

2018 and the Upcoming Challenges of Canadian Climate Change Policy

In December 2017, the world was hit with a heart-wrenching imagery of a polar bear on the cusp of its last breath, from starvation and climate change. This now world-famous video, shot by National Geographic photographer Paul Nicklen is the new poster for urgent climate action. So what changes must we adopt in 2018 in Canada to ensure escalated action to preserve and protect? Can we see the light at the end of this tunnel?

Thinking of Buying A New Smartphone? Don't.

Thinking of Buying A New Smartphone? Don't.

Smartphones may not be that smart or sustainable after all. With emissions numbers enough to make you roll your eyes right out of the back of your head, OEMs are becoming notorious for unsustainable practices. Fortunately, we have a trick or two up our sleeves to help combat this problem.