Climate crisis costs: Ontario cities projected to spend at least $276 million against flooding in next five years
According to the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities’ Initiative, Ontario communities are set to spend at least $276 million to combat damage from flooding. Learn more here.
The battle over Hwy. 413: Transportation, environmental visions clash on GTA’s northwest frontier
The Doug Ford government has proposed the development of a new 400-series highway that would run through the Caledon. The community is split over the plan.
Capturing carbon: West Carleton high school grad hopes to use seawater to slow climate crisis
A recent graduate from West Carleton Secondary School has big plans for his project to remove carbon dioxide from the air and the oceans.
Rocket men: Unregulated space travel posing a threat to the fragile environment of the blue planet
Billionaires such as Richard Branson, are launching rockets into space without any form of governmental oversight. That’s dangerous.
Ottawa Riverkeeper wants your help to map and track changes in watershed health
Ottawa Riverkeeper has launched a project to track changes in the health of the Ottawa River and is asking the community to submit photos of the watershed to help create a land use map.
Community battles boat wake and congestion on the Gatineau River
Boat traffic and wake are a hazard to people and the environment. Local group Friends of the Gatineau River are looking into potential solutions.
Very hungry caterpillars ravage the capital region’s trees
LDD caterpillars are stripping leaves from trees across the region.
It’s a real hoot: Live owls coming to Museum of Nature in new outdoor exhibit
Owls Rendez-vous, an exhibit featuring six live birds, will launch this summer, once the nature museum is permitted to reopen under Ontario’s pandemic plan.
Caterpillars cause threat to Ontario trees
We’ve all seen them crawling around. The fuzzy, black, spotted caterpillars that seem to be falling from the sky. The ubiquitous larvae that latch on to everything. The ravenous army that eats the leaves on our trees. And this year is poised to be the worst yet. This is the…
Ottawa-based project “Ajashki” finalist for first Future Ground Prize
The David Suzuki Future Ground prize will be awarded for the first time in Ontario June 16. Throughout the month of April, the foundation received over 130 applicants and narrowed it down to 15 finalists. One of those finalists is a project titled “Ajashki” which means soil in Algonquin language.