Yvonne Ho's blog Are you interested in learning about bees and local pollinators, including causes for their decline and actions you can take to help support their habitat? Come out and attend our FREE WORKSHOP on September 29th, from 11am-12.30pm, a ...
This is Part I of a 5-part blog series, as part of our Biodiversity Video Campaign. Why is Biodiversity so important for all of us here in Ontario? Watch this video as we interviewed local Ontario farmers, chefs, beekeepers, and vineyard owners to learn a ...
Yvonne Ho's blog This blog is Part V of a 5-part blog series, as part of our Biodiversity Video Campaign. " Ontario is home to a diverse collection of ecosystems but every year, more plants and animals are added to Ontario’s list of species at ...
Yvonne Ho's blog This blog is Part IV of a 5-part blog series, as part of our Biodiversity Video Campaign. "Forests, wetlands and the watersheds they strengthen, are essential players in biodiversity and not only offer us a natural water filtra ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...