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  1. Part III: Persevering for our Pollinators

    Yvonne Ho's blog This blog is Part III of a 5-part blog series, as part of our  Biodiversity Video Campaign. "Pollinators are responsible for an estimated one out of three bites of food that people eat, which is worth billions of dollars to the ...

    2017-11-28 15:34

  2. 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

  3. Natural Capital

    Natural Capital refers to the stock of natural resources and environmental assets, and how they contribute to building healthy communities. The Natural Capital perspective is a way of placing a monetary value on the benefits, known as ecological goods and ...

    2017-11-28 15:58

  4. Grow our Greenbelt

    Did you know that Ontario has 1.8 million acres of protected farmland and green spaces surrounding the Greater Golden Horseshoe? It’s called the Greenbelt and it gives us clean water, healthy local food and $2.6 billion per year in ecological services. Si ...

    2017-11-28 23:41

  5. Great Lakes Protection

       The Great Lakes hold 1/5th of the world’s fresh surface water and currently provide drinking water to over 42 million people. The Great Lakes Campaign works to address concerns related to the Great Lakes Basin, water conservation, and pollution prevent ...

    2017-11-28 23:41

  6. 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

  7. Sierra Club Canada Foundation: History of Successes

    From coast to coast, Sierra Club Canada Foundation staff and volunteers in all 5 of our Chapters have worked hard for years, campaigning to protect endangered Blue Whales in the Gulf of Saint Lawrence, to ban the use of bee killing neonicotinoid pesticide ...

    2017-11-30 17:05

  8. Ticket Giveaway for BLUEFIN- an Extraordinary Eco-Documentary

    Bluefin Trailer Sierra Club Ontario is partnering with Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema to giveaway tickets to BLUEFIN- a Canadian eco-doc extraordinaire- produced by Director John Hopkins and to be shown on December 19th. To win a pair of tickets: Tell us in 3 ...

    2017-12-12 23:46

  9. 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

  10. Great Lakes- duplicate

    The Great Lakes hold 1/5th of the world’s fresh surface water and currently provide drinking water to over 42 million people.  The Great Lakes Campaign works to address concerns related to the Great Lakes Basin, water conservation, and pollution preventio ...

    2017-12-14 15:40