Canada / Conservation / Environment / Health / Movement / Pollution / Worldwide

In Solidarity with Canadian Nature

Shall I not have intelligence with the earth?  Am I not partly leaves and vegetable mould myself.  ~Henry David Thoreau

In defense of Canada’s environmental legislation.

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An Open Letter to the World on the Governmental Destruction of the Environment in Canada
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An Open Letter to the World on the Governmental Destruction of the Environment in Canada

Dear Everyone, My name is Naomi. I am Canadian. I worked for Environment Canada, our federal environmental department, for several years before our current Conservative leadership (under Stephen Harper) began decimating environmentalism in Canada. I, along with thousands and thousands of federal science employees lost any hope of future work. Their attitude towards the environment … Continue reading

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Earth Hour
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Earth Hour

The international movement of Earth Hour has been wildly successful, and while some may question its importance in terms of impact – it does have one! Hundreds of millions of people turn off their lights across the planet in a sweeping motion that reminds us to take a step back from all the technology, and … Continue reading

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Organic Food: Not just for tofu-munchin’, granola-crunchin’ hippies
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Organic Food: Not just for tofu-munchin’, granola-crunchin’ hippies

Sorry for being so sparse between entries folks. I was traveling around Europe for 6 months, and have meandered my way into the US after stopping in Canada. I was thoroughly lost in learning about and admiring the beauty of Europe and the Mediterranean, especially in terms of food. What I’m writing about next is … Continue reading

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Side of Toxic Plastic Sludge with Your Tuna?
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Side of Toxic Plastic Sludge with Your Tuna?

Imagine getting in your car and driving from New York to Los Angeles. As soon as you get to Los Angeles, imagine turning right around and heading straight back to New York. Now imagine that the entire time you are driving, you are surrounded by nothing but a plasma of garbage. Not just floating washing … Continue reading

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