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May 12, 2022–Lena Milton
Single-use plastics—such as straws, plastic bags, and bottles—are meant to be used once and then immediately discarded. Many of us are already aware of the issue, as images of freshwater ...
September 10, 2021–Guest blogger
Ingersoll anti-landfill rally © OPAL Alliance
What were the odds that small rural towns and villages could successfully unite to save their communities and environment from a mega-landfill? Dismal at best! When Walker Industries came to ...
September 10, 2020–Ken Westcar
Blue-green algae, Leamington © Olga Nohra CC BY-NC-SA 2.0
Visitors to the Ontario’s Great Lakes shores are often surprised to learn that the water is fresh, not salt. If they are from a country or region where freshwater is ...
December 14, 2010–Conor Mihell
Floating litter © Duncan Rawlinson
That the majority of Ontarians don’t have a clue where their garbage ends up after its left at the curb has as much to do with society’s general lack of ...