More migrating birds stuck to cities during lockdowns, study finds
A new study has found that lockdowns resulted in a greater number of bird sightings near urban dwellings in Canada and the U.S.
Monitoring monarchs: New technique may contribute to conserving key breeding grounds in southern Ontario
Megan Reich travelled nearly 20,000 km collecting milkweed samples across the U.S. and Canada. Now Megan and her research team could contribute to saving the longest insect migration in North America.
City of Ottawa’s new recycling regime will shift responsibility to producers to re-use, divert waste
Manufacturers and independent producers will soon be responsible for collecting and recycling blue bin items.
Ottawa Public Health warns residents about West Nile virus after mosquito tests positive
As the City of Ottawa announces the first case of the West Nile virus in mosquitoes, experts weigh in about potential links to COVID-19.
We Stand With Trees portrait project aims to protect 600 trees threatened by new Civic hospital campus
As plans for the new Civic campus of the Ottawa Hospital proceed, people are trying to protect the existing trees on the site from being cut down.
Climate protestors in Ottawa demand stricter action to curb emissions, carry message to Prime Minister’s Office
Fridays for Future organized a global strike demanding climate action. Hundreds in Ottawa gathered at Confederation Park to show their support
Climate change and biodiversity need to be tackled in tandem to effect real change, experts say
A recently released report brings together two of the most daunting environmental challenges — climate change and biodiversity loss.
Talking trash: Ottawa looking for feedback on curbside garbage collection in online survey
The survey asks for input on three curbside trash options: partial pay-as-you-throw, reduced item limits and clear garbage bags.
Pushing the boundaries: City planners need to consider how to make the suburbs sustainable, experts say
Responding to the demand in population growth, cities are expanding outwardly, often at the cost of higher carbon emissions and a loss of biodiversity.
B.C. fires continue to burn, putting local ranchers at risk of losing property, animals and livelihoods
Although many communities have adjusted to the reality of living with wildfires during the summer months, for those who own cattle, horses, ranches and property along the fire’s path, these times are incredibly stressful and threaten their livelihood.