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  1. Part II: Let’s Get Motivated for Biodiversity by Protecting Canada’s Lands & Freshwater

    Yvonne Ho's blog This article Part II of a 5-part blog series, as part of our  Biodiversity Video Campaign. "When ecosystem services are compromised, economic and health impacts such as lower agricultural productivity and lower quality drinking ...

    2017-11-28 15:35

  2. Sierra activist nearly expelled from Land Use Planning meeting for planned development project in Niagara

    Yvonne Ho's blog The following article was written by Dr. John Bacher, Greenbelt Campaign leader at Sierra Club Ontario, and a member of the  Preservation of Agricultural Lands Society (PALS). "Environmentalists believe the overall development c ...

    2017-11-29 17:15

  3. BREAKING NEWS: Government of Ontario looking to expand Greenbelt by one third to protect water resources

    Yvonne Ho's blog The official announcement came on December 7th.   The province is proposing to grow the Greenbelt by up to another 345,000 hectares (see Figure 1), adding on to the 810,000 hectares already in permanent existence plus the extra 10,00 ...

    2017-12-14 15:03

  4. Guest Post: One million cubic meters of Radioactive Waste to be deposited in "Near Surface Disposal Facility" next to Ottawa River

    Yvonne Ho's blog ".. The consortium proposes a  “ Near Surface Disposal Facility ” (NSDF), a mound of one million cubic meters of nuclear waste on a hillside draining into the already highly contaminated Perch Creek wetlands, less than 1 km from ...

    2017-12-18 10:35

  5. Sierra Club's Urban River Valley and Greenbelt Celebration Goes On at Mississauga's Environmental Appreciation Evening

    Yvonne Ho's blog "...The more we all know about and love the ecosystem that embeds and surrounds us, the more we feel that we are a part of it, the more we will see ways to enjoy, protect, and enhance what we have..." Hot on the heels of th ...

    2017-12-18 15:13

  6. Canadian Youth Unite for Lake Erie at AquaHacking Challenge 2017

    email facebook linkedin twitter google+ pinterest Yvonne Ho's blog As the African proverb goes, “If you want to go fast, go alone; if you want to go far, go together”. This was quoted by one of the judges to conclude the 2017 AquaHacking semi-finals ...

    2017-12-20 16:39

  7. "Canada's Oceans: Towards 2020"- Protecting Canada's Oceans through the Power of Science, Art, and Policy

    email facebook linkedin twitter google+ pinterest Yvonne Ho's blog " Let's change our national motto- "From sea to sea" forgets that we have three oceans; the Arctic is largest part of our coastline. We're an ocean nation, if ...

    2017-12-21 16:05

  8. Province Proposes to Rescue Huronia Through Greenbelt Expansion

    email facebook linkedin twitter google+ pinterest Yvonne Ho's blog "Protecting Water for Future Generations" warns that increased storm water discharges created by urbanization "adds sediment to streams that can negatively impact fish ...

    2018-01-03 15:01

  9. Celebrating Greenbelt Expansion in the Niagara Region

    email facebook linkedin twitter google+ pinterest Yvonne Ho's blog Despite enormous pressures from developers and municipalities in the Niagara Region, the provincial government denied all requests to shrink and dilute the Greenbelt. This was done in ...

    2018-01-23 14:36

  10. ACTION ALERT: Help us Grow Ontario's Greenbelt to Protect Precious Water Resources

    email facebook linkedin twitter google+ pinterest Yvonne Ho's blog ACTION ALERT! We are rapidly nearing the finish line for our shared task of growing Ontario’s Greenbelt! So many environmental groups and individuals have given their suggestions and ...

    2018-01-29 12:17