Archive | March, 2014

Earth Hour: Events and Ways to Participate

This Saturday (March 29, 2014), Earth Hour will be celebrated between 8:30 to 9:30 (local time). For those who don’t know what Earth Hour is, Earth Hour is a movement organized by World Wildlife Fund (WWF) to highlight them importance of various environmental issues and serve as a tool to educate the public about the […]

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Earth Hour 2014: Do the Green Thing

With Earth Hour less than 3 weeks away, Do the Green Thing is participating in Earth Hour by creating and releasing an eco poster every day until March 29th. This is something that the London-based publisher has done last year also and the posters they created for 2013’s Earth Hour were just as rad. To […]

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Women and the Environment

Since the early 1900s, March 8th is celebrated as International Women’s Day (IWD), a day that was started in the early 1900s celebrating the achievements and accomplishments of women. This is an important holiday because in certain countries (such as Afghanistan and Cuba) that do not celebrate Mother’s Day, IWD is held in its place. […]

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Environmental News You May Have Missed

This weekend calls for warmer weather, so head out and enjoy this beautiful weather. With that in mind, here’s some environmental news that you may have missed this week. Highlighted this week are the Keystone XL pipeline concerns and the threats that the Great Barrier Reef faces. CAP is also highlighting NASA’s imagery work depicting […]

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The Importance of Urban Parks

One of the difficulties of living in a big city like Toronto or the GTA is the lack of proximal green spaces. There are of course parks in and around the city such as High Park and Trinity Bellwoods. But for those who don’t live close enough to green spaces such as these, urban parks […]

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15 Indoor Plants to Improve Air Quality

While the first day of Spring is only 17 days away, we can all agree that this harsh and cold winter may not submit as easily to Spring as we would all like. This current winter has been quite a tumultuous season. As AccuWeather has highlighted, the average snowfall for the 2013-14 winter season has […]

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Environmental News You May Have Missed

  This week has been a very cold week for those of us in the GTA, so with that in mind, here is CAP’s weekly round-up of the environmental news that you may have missed. Time to wrap up with your warmest blanket, grab a hot beverage, and enjoy. England experiences a beautiful display of […]

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