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«Nature Watch» column

We Can Make Canada’s Reality Match Its Image

December 12th, 2013; By David Suzuki Foundation

Canada is blessed with some of the last vestiges of pristine nature on Earth — unbroken forests, coastlines and prairies, thousands of rivers, streams and lakes, open skies, abundant fresh […]


Old Growth Forests 101

December 10th, 2013; By Nature Conservancy Canada

Why are old-growth forests important? When thinking about healthy forests, it’s not often that we think about dead, dying or diseased trees but any forest manager will tell you that they’re […]


Green Christmas

November 30th, 2013; By Jamie Hadland

Most Canadians dream of a white Christmas. But perhaps we should be thinking of ways to add a little more green to this year’s holiday celebration. Every year the cost […]


Don’t Put Off Your Volunteer Hours!

November 29th, 2013; By Giulio Rocco

Second semester is creeping its way into your life, pressure from exams have fled, and you are starting as fresh as an untouched blanket of winter snow (depending on your […]


Outdoor Therapy

November 19th, 2013; By Kristen Mcbain

The benefits of outdoor activity are well known. Whether you’re hiking, biking, swimming, or running, these activities are all great ways to get your heart rate up and stay healthy. […]


Great Changes for the Great Lakes

November 19th, 2013; By Priyanka Kumar Chopra

Across the world North America is known for many things; the culture, the people and the great outdoors. Part of that great outdoors is the Great Lakes. The Great Lakes […]


Getting Dirty May Be Healthy

November 17th, 2013; By David Suzuki Foundation

For much of human history we lived close to the natural world. As civilization evolved we became increasingly urbanized, and most of us now live in cities. As we’ve moved […]