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«Nature Watch» column

Why Do We Want to Protect the Environment?

April 29th, 2015; By Kathleen Gerry

Protecting the environment, natural resources and wildlife is something that is not only supported by people who are environmentalists. Everyone can take part in helping to improve the health of […]


Working with Nature: Park Rangers

January 31st, 2015; By Susan Huebert

Every year, people across Canada go to visit national or provincial parks. They go hiking or camping, and they spend time walking in the forests or swimming in the lakes. […]


Career Profile: Horticulturist

January 31st, 2015; By Susan Huebert

Many people like to grow flowers and vegetables in their houses and yards. They take care of the grass on their lawns, water their plants in dry weather, and pull […]


Why We Should Protect the Environment

March 29th, 2014; By Susan Huebert

Cleaning up a mess can be a dull job, but living with dirt and garbage is much worse than that. Have you ever smelled a piece of rotten fruit or […]


A Job in Nature: Deep Sea Diver

January 30th, 2014; By Susan Huebert

For thousands of years, people have wanted to dive deep under the water, either for fun or for a special purpose. Over two thousand years ago, during the time of […]


The Value of Volunteering

January 30th, 2014; By Maria Pranschke

Volunteering has almost become a dirty word in some circles, and it’s not hard to see why: when you’re looking for a job, giving away your labour for free can seem […]


Get Outside and Exercise!

January 30th, 2014; By Jasmin Bollman

We’ve all been there – you wake up to start your day and immediately start thinking of how you can’t wait to get home to go back to bed later. […]