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April 28, 2021–Ron Corkum
Medway Valley, London, Ontario © Denis Giles CC BY-NC-ND 2.0
Climate change poses a serious challenge to human society. The root cause is human actions. The global carbon balance has been shifted through the extraction and combustion of fossil fuels, ...
May 12, 2020–Ron Corkum
Cootes Paradise © girlguyed CC BY-NC 2.0
Although we are uncertain as to the origin of COVID-19, it is conceivable that transmission of a virus from a single bat may have resulted in a series of events ...
August 9, 2018–Ron Corkum
Biodiversity loss has been of particular concern in southern Ontario where a growing population and increased urbanization has put stresses on our natural areas. If we are to preserve biodiversity, ...
November 23, 2016–Ron Corkum
Brown belted bumblebee on cupplant © Diana Troya
For most of us, the word ‘pollinator’ brings to mind non-native honeybees. Wild pollinators, however, are the most widespread and numerous of all pollinators. This includes native wild bees, wasps, ...
October 13, 2015–Ron Corkum
Pickerel weed in wetland © Rusty Clark CC BY 2.0
Since I began volunteering for Ontario Nature last year, I have learned a lot about Ontario’s species at risk. Recently, I discovered that more than 20 percent rely on wetlands for survival. ...