Health & Environment
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Natural capital refers to stock of natural resources and environmental assets and how they contribute to building healthy communities. The Natural Capital perspective tries to quantify the wide range of benefits that are provided by these natural resources and environmental assets for free.
Thanks to recent support from Ontario Trillium Foundation and the Great Lakes Guardian Community Fund we are expanding the NCC by doing walks & talks and natural area restoration projects starting in April 2013. If you are interested in volunteering or attending these events contact Kristina at 647-346-8744 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Click to open the pdf below and learn more about specific Mississauga examples of natural capital.
By Julia Kole
Sneaky suburban invader? Pesky predator? Mangy mutt? Wile E. Coyote?
Are any of these the taglines that come to mind when you think of the Canis latrans? Many people are familiar with this clever wild canine; however, there are many misconceptions out there that give these creatures a bad name. I hope that this small article will help bring coyotes out of the shifty shadows of misunderstanding and into the light of respect.
The Fast Facts:
Size: length, 120-150 cm; tail, 40 cm; height, 50-66 cm
Weight: 9-18 kg
Lifespan: up to 14 years... Read more »
Sickness being attributed to wind turbines is more likely to have been caused by people getting alarmed at the health warnings circulated by activists, an Australian study has found.... Read more »