Environmentalists warn Ontario’s Bill 23 threatens Ottawa’s wetlands and green spaces
The Ontario government’s newly passed Bill 23 is sparking unrest among Ottawa’s environmentalists as the legislation, intended to speed up housing projects, poses risks to the city’s green spaces.
Study by uOttawa professor helps explain Earth’s slow recovery from ancient mass extinction and offers warning for today
Earth couldn’t get back to a normal state of self-regulation because ,of extinction of certain microorganisms potentially explaining why it took so long for life to return to the planet.
In Focus: A ground-breaking Eastern Ontario brewery has solar beer on tap
Welcome to Arbru, where beer is made using the power of the sun.
Canadian Geographic challenges five families to cut CO2 emissions en route to net zero
Canadian Geographic magazine is working with five families to see how much they can reduce their carbon footprints.
IN FOCUS: Carleton’s first butterfly show since the pandemic features dozens of species
The Butterfly Show welcomed the public into Carleton’s butterfly house, or lepidopterarium, to showcase this year’s selection of butterfly species.
Ecology Ottawa’s new leader aims to have immediate impact on city’s new council
Alice Irene Whittaker, Ecology Ottawa’s new executive director, is coming in at a crucial time for the organization.
Carleton University’s annual butterfly show set to soar — in-person this year
The 23rd Annual Carleton Biology Butterfly show will be held in the school’s greenhouse. The show will feature 41 species of butterflies.
It’s all about the clicks: Carleton scientist shows how sperm whale dialects mirror human culture
Researchers at Carleton University and beyond are identifying sperm whale dialects and social cultures to boost conservation efforts.
Box of Life wins $1,000 grant to place two worm compost benches in Little Italy
The Bench of Life project is expected to bring compost benches to Little Italy with worm farms to decompose scraps. It received a $1,000 grant in July.
Farmers hit Ottawa streets to protest climate crisis limits on use of fertilizers
Farmers are protesting limits on the use of fertilizers that can cause emissions of nitrogen that can contribute to global warming.
Climate crisis: Federal 2030 Emissions Reduction Plan focuses on oil and gas sector
A consultation process is underway to examine the oil and gas sector’s role in greenhouse gas emissions while the federal government gives sector more time to adapt.
Climate change and children’s rights: Canada urged to take bigger steps in the right direction
Children are calling for Canada to include them in climate policy decisions.