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Natural Capital and Why it Matters

Healthy ecosystems provide fertile soil, clean water and air, as well as natural resources such as timber and food. They help protect us from floods and the spread of diseases and also help moderate complex climate and hydrological systems. These and other “ecosystem services” are fundamental to our survival. Natural capital is the land, air, […]

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“Fall” into Green Events

September is one of those months that signifies a variety of change. September starts off a new season, the school year, everything pumpkin, and more importantly, great eco events. To help celebrate a new month, why don’t we look at a few upcoming green events from organizations such as Sierra Club Ontario and LEAF. Here […]

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Reflecting Back on Earth Day

With another Earth Day having come and gone, it is perhaps good time to reflect on how Earth Day has evolved throughout the years and why it is still an important annual event that should have more recognition. Earth Day, while celebrated annually on April 22nd, was originally supposed to be celebrated on March 21st. […]

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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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