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October 6, 2022–Melissa Thomas
Climate Change•Community Science•Environmental Education•Nature Reserves•Protected Places•Stewardship and restoration
Dundas Valley © Dieter Staudinger
Earlier this summer, community science volunteers joined us to assess carbon at select Ontario Nature properties. This year, we have been working towards assessing the value of protected areas and ...
April 22, 2022–Graeme Smith
White River wetlands © What-A-Ride CC BY-NC-ND 2.0
There is an urgent need for solutions to climate change, as temperatures and greenhouse gas emissions continue to increase. The latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report warns that ...
December 15, 2021–Jenna Cardoso
Climate Change•Ecology•Indigenous Relations•Protected Places•Stewardship and restoration•Wetlands
James Bay peatlands © Ray Ford
Ontario’s peatlands store the most carbon in the country – more than all the other natural ecosystems in Ontario combined – making these terrestrial wetland ecosystems an essential nature-based climate ...
October 14, 2021–Jenna Cardoso
Climate Change•Environmental Education•Stewardship and restoration
Waterspouts, Lake Erie © Mark K CC BY-SA 2.0
This blog is the second in our a series about nature-based solutions to climate change. Canada is warming twice as fast as the global rate, causing profound changes to our climate, health ...
September 24, 2021–Guest blogger
Ecology•Habitat•Protected Places•Stewardship and restoration
Lake and forest near Catchacoma © AFER
Driving along a rural road in central Ontario, it’s easy to feel immersed in the forests of the Canadian Shield. Surrounded by tall pines, one could forget that you’re on ...