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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 ...
May 6, 2021–Melina Damian
Display of 80 anthropogenic debris pieces found in a single nest © Melina Damian
When you think of a bird’s nest, what’s the first image that comes to mind? Probably a bunch of sticks and leaves bundled together – right? Unfortunately, for birds that ...
March 13, 2019–Ontario Nature Staff
Our planet’s natural environment is under unprecedented stress. The good news is that you can help restore a healthy planet by reducing your environmental footprint, and we’re here to help ...
January 31, 2019–Guest blogger
© Junction Creek Stewardship Committee
Cleaning up garbage is nothing new to the staff and volunteers of the Junction Creek Stewardship Committee. With over 19 years of active restoration, research, education and awareness, the committee ...
June 4, 2018–Ontario Nature Staff
Toronto shoreline pollution © Duncan Rawlinson CC BY-NC 2.0
In Canada, nearly 90 per cent of plastics end up incinerated, or in our landfills, lakes, parks and oceans. Once in the environment, they contaminate ecosystems, kill wildlife, and leach ...