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This Feb. 17, 2017, photo shows a Navy P-3 Orion aircraft used for a NASA-led experiment called SnowEx, on an airfield at Peterson Air Force Base in...
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NASA aims to measure vital snow data from satellites

NASA aims to measure vital snow data from satellites

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Alberta regulator sets heavy oil odour rules

Alberta energy regulator releases rules on heavy oil odours

Canada | Feb 23, 2017

Climate change doubles size of northern lakes

Climate change doubles size of northern lakes, pushes bison off habitat

Canada | Feb 23, 2017

Wildfire federation wants pasture action

Canadian Wildlife Federation wants Ottawa to protect prairie grasslands

SPONSORED CONTENT | Dec 29, 2016
Attic insulation should be the highest priority in a home retrofit

Attic insulation should be the highest priority in a home retrofit

When it comes to improving your home's efficiency, you probably think of retrofitting the most visible places first. However,...

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SPONSORED CONTENT | Nov 17, 2016
Online audit tool can improve the energy efficiency of your home through retrofits

Online audit tool can improve the energy efficiency of your home through retrofits

Your energy dollars may literally be flying out of your window. However, if you don't know how the energy performance of your...

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Get paid for completing energy-saving retrofits in your home

Get paid for completing energy-saving retrofits in your home

You may have home renovations low on your list of spending priorities, partly due to prohibitive costs. You may also think...

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Nov 02, 2016

Severe drought conditions persist throughout Cataraqui Region: CRCA

The Cataraqui Region, and much of eastern Ontario, has been in a severe drought condition since early August. According...

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Aug 26, 2016

6 facts about plastic bottles you probably didn't know

The convenience offered by plastic bottles often overshadows consumer awareness of how many actually end up getting recycled...

Metroland Media | Add Comment | by Nathan Howes
Jul 11, 2016

Discovery's 'Made by Destruction' shows how to turn a dead battery into corn

Q&A with Robin Bicknell, 'Made By Destruction' series producer, talks about the inspiration behind the show and the wonderful...

Metroland Media | Add Comment | by Nathan Howes
Jul 03, 2016

Everything you didn't want to know about ticks

MUSKOKA – Tiny blood-sucking arachnids are creeping their way into Muskoka and some of them are bringing dangerous bacteria...

Huntsville Forester | 2 Comments | by Alison Brownlee
Jun 21, 2016

Ontario funeral service offering water-based ‘green cremation

The body stands in a pressurized tube filled to the rib cage with a solution of water, potash and salt for up to two hours as...

OurWindsor.Ca | Add Comment | by Sarah-Joyce Battersby
Jun 20, 2016

Grillin' green: Tips for hosting an eco-friendly BBQ

If you’re not mindful of it, barbecues can generate a lot of unnecessary waste and be harmful to the earth and atmosphere.

Metroland Media | Add Comment | by WagJag.com
Jun 15, 2016

Which of these 3 food wasting-habits are you guilty of?

The amount of food waste in Canada is climbing to staggering levels and you can blame it on overbuying, improper storage and...

Metroland Media | 1 Comment | by Nathan Howes
Jun 05, 2016

Diverting Lake Michigan water for U.S. city's use sets ‘bad precedent’

Waukesha, Wisc., won a preliminary vote 9-0 on May 18 to withdraw water from the lake, causing concern among conservationists

OurWindsor.Ca | Add Comment | by Michael Robinson
May 27, 2016

A simple solution to Canada’s climate challenge

If we want to meaningfully change the behaviour of Canadians, only a national carbon price will do

OurWindsor.Ca | Add Comment | by Ambarish Chandra, Werner Antweiler, and Sumeet Gulati
May 19, 2016

Alberta wildfires a grim reminder of potential emergencies in Ontario

While the likelihood of massive wildfires in Ontario is low, the province has seen its share of disasters resulting in mass...

Metroland Media | Add Comment | by Nathan Howes

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