The Environmental and Climate Change Debate 

May 19, 2022 greenzine 0

PATRICIA REMY reporting on an event. Trent University, Stohn Hall, Thursday 12/May, 2022 Organized by the Kawartha World Issues Centre, GreenUP, 4RG (For Our Grandchildren), The Federation of Ontario Cottagers, and the Trent Student Environmental Debate Organizing Team Around two dozen in-person listeners and over 220 zoom-viewers attended the event.  […]

Water Rangers: Precious Lakes Need Protecting 

May 17, 2022 greenzine 0

LUKE WILLIAMSON & LARRAINE ROULSTON Test Kits for Kids For testing water quality in our pristine lakes, the organization Water Rangers is introducing its ‘test kits’ to children of all ages to prepare for conducting spring water experiments. Teachers can check out Water Rangers, a Canadian non-profit group that visits […]

Investing in Hope

April 29, 2022 greenzine 0

TRACEY HAMILTON – I have spent the last few months reading and writing about hope, because I have been feeling somewhat hopeless. There seem to be so many insurmountable obstacles in our way; it feels like we are traveling backwards rather than forwards, as though we have learned nothing along […]

In The Year 2500

April 18, 2022 greenzine 0

CHERYL LYON – A recent opinion piece in Global Change Biology has garnered a lot of attention with a compelling and provocative shift of perspective – with pictures – on climate change. We know that the way we humans live on this Earth is changing Earth’s climate and ecosystems in […]

Running for Butterflies

February 14, 2022 greenzine 0

GÜNTHER SCHUBERT – The second Monarch Ultra (M.U.) relay run was held in the fall of 2021.The Purpose of the run is to raise awareness about the depletion of the Monarch Butterflies and other pollinators. We have lost up to 80 % of the Monarch Butterfly population in the last […]

Livin’ In “The Shed”

February 1, 2020 greenzine 0

CHERYL LYON – Some folks call their local neighbourhood, the ‘hood.’ To be really cool, we might even call it our “shed”  if we think of the Peterborough region in terms of its “watershed.” Now the word “watershed” can mean a crisis event or a time of turning toward a […]

Loving Life on the Land

April 1, 2019 greenzine 0

AlDEN MCRAE – As we move into the uncertain age of climate change, it’s a natural reaction to feel a certain amount of guilt from our human role in this new reality. It’s important not to turn away from nature, though. Now, more than ever, is the time to strengthen […]

Plant Trees to Save Water

January 1, 2018 greenzine 0

ANDREA CONNELL – All farming/gardening practices demand that we have a water management plan. It is not as simple as turning on a hose anymore; it may not even be as simple as drawing water from a pond or any other natural source. Fresh, clean, uncontaminated water supply is rapidly […]