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Environment

10 Questions with August’s #LocalHero

This month’s #LocalHero is Nancy Pearson, also known as @abagawalk on Instagram. Aside from keeping the beaches of St George’s, Newfoundland clean through her nonprofit, she is also an ambassador …

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Environment

Moving Towards a More Sustainable Playtime

When we reflect on our childhoods, certain toys and the special memories we had with those toys often come to mind. That one Hot Wheels race track you spent hours …

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Education

Sustainable Travel: Is Plastic-Free Grocery Store Shopping Realistic?

Every year, Canadians throw away 3 million tonnes of plastic waste, only 9% of which is recycled1. Let’s be honest, this is appalling!  So what happens to the plastic that …

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Environment

Ocean Friendly Nova Scotia: Business Recognition Program

Written By: Katherine Mataya, Coastal and Marine Project Coordinator at Coastal Action It’s no surprise that one of the biggest contributors to plastic waste comes from the food and beverage industry. In …

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Education

Overfishing, Conservation, Sustainability, and Farmed Fish

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Environment

Mussels: The Ocean’s Living Filtration System

As late June and early July set new heat records across Canada, it is estimated that over one billion marine animals along the shores of the Salish Sea may have …

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Education

10 Questions with July’s #LocalHero

This month’s #LocalHero is Nick Curran. He is involved with the organization Scotian Shores, which sets out to clean up the shores of Nova Scotia as well as raise awareness …

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Education

Local Hero: Elena Kulikova

Elena Kulikova, 34, was a true believer in the possibility of a clean earth and a plastic free world. She carried the vision that every person can learn to be …

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Education

Revaluing Plastics with BASF Pilot Project reciChain

Photograph by Sigmund on Unsplash Canada recycles just nine per cent of plastic. Some of you may be thinking, “I put my plastics in the blue bin so they should …

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