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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...