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Hello Spring Time!

As a Canadian the beginning of spring is something I look forward to every year. It is a fresh beginning and allows us to leave many of the hassles of winter behind such shoveling and scraping the car windows, the … Continue reading

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The Sinking of Tuvalu

Tuvalu is a small island nation located in the South Pacific Ocean.  With a maximum elevation of 4.6 m and an average elevation of only 2m about sea level, Tuvalu is one of the most vulnerable countries to the impacts … Continue reading

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Earth Hour 2012

Earth Hour originated in Sydney, Australia when in 2007, The World Wildlife Foundation (WWF) encouraged the citizens of Sydney to turn their lights off for one hour in support of climate change action. The following year, in 2008, Toronto signed … Continue reading

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Change Can Happen and Will Happen, Are You In ?

When learning about climate change I often find all of the negative impacts and future  predictions discouraging and overwhelming. It is a challenge to remain optimistic about the future when it feels as though the Canadian government is not taking … Continue reading

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Goodbye Glaciers

Photographer James Balog uses photography to create The Extreme Ice Survey. Using 33 cameras and a crew of 30 people he captures the rapid shrinkage of 16 glaciers across the world. http://www.ted.com/talks/lang/en/james_balog_time_lapse_proof_of_extreme_ice_loss.html “In the world of the arctic and alpine … Continue reading

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