Teachers face a daunting task, as they work to hold their students’ attention while educating and nourishing their developing minds. How, then, can we instill the value and importance of the natural world in a generation constantly bombarded by an electronic one?
The Paris Climate Strike – Grève pour le climat – manifestation à Paris – took place today, September 20th. It was complete with people from different ethnicities, age groups and even groups of… Continue reading →
Learn about an important tool that NCC has used in land planning.
Science Magazine recently released a special issue on mountains exploring the latest research related to climate change, biodiversity, mountain peoples and alpine rivers. The Canadian Mountain Network is a proud member of the United Nations (UN) Mountain Partnership and the Partnership’s Coordinator Yuka Makino is the lead author of one article in the issue. The Mountain Partnership is a UN voluntary alliance dedicated to improving the lives of mountain peoples and protecting mountain environments around…
From early April through May, rufous hummingbirds arrive in the Fraser Valley, BC, where they briefly court, nest and raise their young before heading back to Mexico. They, like other hummingbirds, are avian pollinators, and they, like many other pollinators, are in serious decline.
Je pensais bien que j’allais pouvoir enfin faire une différence. Mon premier objectif en devenant Commissaire au développement durable en 2007 était d’entreprendre des démarches (contacts en Alberta, en Nouvelle Écosse et en Californie) pour m’assurer que j’allais pouvoir calculer l’empreinte écologique du Québec et que j’aurais les ressources nécessaires pour le faire. Finalement, cela a pris neuf mois de travail de deux personnes, une comptable et un économiste spécialement recruté. Le travail par le bureau…
Are you passionate about the wildlife that call the Great Lakes home? If so, we have an important mission for you: Be on the lookout for grass carp!
Field work is amazing, but also hard. Sometimes you're on top of the world, other times you're trapped in a face plant you can't get out of.
When you think of bees, your mind probably goes to honey, hives and stingers. What if I told you that there was a species of bee, native to the Saskatchewan prairies, that didn’t make honey, live in a hive or (usually) sting?
Great news, MyLGF community! It’s Science Literacy Week in Canada and My Little Green Foot has been nominated for the Short List for People’s Choice Award: Canada’s Favourite Science Blog! Yay us!! As of… Continue reading →