By Kevin Martine Along with the damage to homes and businesses by the September tornadoes, Ottawa’s urban forest took a beating. According to a preliminary assessment, 1,200 trees were destroyed on municipal property alone. The actual toll though is likely much higher, as many toppled trees are on private property….
Our obsession with plastic is choking the planet. Learn how small businesses are leading the way towards a more sustainable future with green initiatives like the Straw Free ban.
Copper Branch is part of a growing number of plant-based restaurants opening in Ottawa. These businesses are catering to the one-in-10 Canadian diners who consider themselves vegan or vegetarian.
Environment and Indigenous groups are concerned about the effect of the new above-ground site planned in Renfrew County.
It’s unknown how much greenhouse gas is produced by Ottawa’s existing buildings, but one organization is preparing to find out.
More than half of the city’s streetlights have been converted to LED, but there are concerns that blue-white LEDs are not the right choice.
According to the report, populations of snakes, turtles, frogs and salamanders in these two provinces have declined 16 per cent. The study says this data is subject to variance based on a limited sample size.
A study conducted in 100 Ottawa neighourhoods shows birds has a positive influence on residents’ overall satisfaction with living environment.
The National Gallery of Canada is hosting a major exhibition of photography, film and augmented reality that documents the impact of humanity on the Earth. It’s called Anthropocene.
For the second year in a row, the city is testing ways to improve recycling in its parks.