Be inspired by the perseverance and outside-the-box thinking of other environmentalists who have broken new ground.
The Recap is part of our Student Summer Takeover series which aims to amplify the voices of young people in environmental media. […]
Following a Buffy Sainte-Marie concert at the Phoenix in Toronto in October 2011, four Water Walkers needed a battery boost. […]
Marcia Ruby interviewed Tom Wilson in May 2019, about his art, his music and his journey to discovering his identity.
In his 2014 memoir, Rumours of Glory, music icon Bruce Cockburn writes of trips he took on freighters across the ocean […]
Educational Video Companion: Indigenous Entrepreneurship and Housing Security Environatives Training Initiative
On this National Indigenous People’s Day, June 21st, 2019, the Greenbelt Foundation and Alternatives Journal are pleased to announce the […]
What do you use to hug people with? Arms. Cool.
JEAN-MICHEL COUSTEAU, son of the famous oceanographer Jacques Cousteau, was born in Toulon, the South of France. From a young […]
WE ARE NOW in the throes of the largest mass extinction since the disappearance of the dinosaurs more than 65 million years ago. Let […]
BOOZHOO! Nodin Ikwe ndizhnikaaz, mukwa ndoodem. Wiikwemkoong Manido minising ndoonjibaa. Ojibway Anishinaabe kwe ndaaaw. Kitchener endayaan. My English name is […]
Arctic researcher Dr. Derek Muir was awarded the $100,000 Weston Family Foundation prize this week for his decades of work […]
IN EARLY 2019, Alternatives Journal will release our latest issue, one devoted to our north and the communities working to […]
Gideon Forman Gideon Forman holds an MA in Philosophy from McGill and a certificate in Renewable Energy from the University […]
THE BUSH ERA IS OVER but the stain, including a string of last-minute legal changes, lingers. These “midnight regulations” made […]
TECHNICALLY, only plants can be weeds. But plenty of other organisms are similarly vigorous, adaptive to circumstances and resilient in […]
The A\J team is taking up Earth Day Canada’s challenge to Act for the Planet by trying out new habits […]
Originally posted at Environmental Defence. Oil companies like TransCanada spend millions of dollars on ads to greenwash their projects. But no […]
WE ARE SURROUNDED by a sea of discarded materials that can be reused in building construction. Think of all those […]
THE HORRID ground-weaver has a mighty name. It suggests a dangerous beast from the old stories, a creature in league with […]
For nearly five years, Sustainable Waterloo Region (SWR) has been convincing companies and organizations around Kitchener, Waterloo and Cambridge, Ontario, […]
IT’S BEEN OVER 20 YEARS since Gro Harlem Brundtland coined the phrase “sustainable development” in the landmark publication, Our Common […]
I reluctantly stopped using conventional antiperspirants and deodorants a couple of years ago because they have too many questionable ingredients […]
Background Information A disturbing mix of flood hazards are present in the capital city of Ghana, Accra. The city has […]
Originally published on Stephen Bocking’s blog Environment, History, Science. There’s a lot that can be said about the relations between environmental […]
WHEN THE CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICERS from some of Canada’s most influential corporations encourage government intervention to tackle climate change, you […]
In honour of #PlasticFreeJuly take a quick read about impact of microplastics! 🌍🐠 https://t.co/wtVi4mWdEI
Check out my article on a report that the @greenbeltca released today regarding the creation of complete/ compact communities in rural areas https://t.co/1Y0EqiHLFH
This Canada Day the Alternatives Journal editorial team were tasked with reflecting on the nature of Canada, what it means to them, and what one aspect of Canada each member appreciates the most.
Check out Shanella Ramkissons piece on The Greenbelt Foundations new report in achieving complete rural communities https://t.co/o0YjqPFTRQ
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