Lakehead University Calls for Climate Action

It’s no secret. Science demands a dramatic reduction in greenhouse gas emissions in each year of this decade if we are to avoid the worst of human-caused climate change. Lakehead […]

Youth Organized Climate Strike this Friday

Friday, September 24th, 2021 is Fridays For Future’s Global Day of Climate Action – a day to come together, make our voices heard and ask our local governments to build […]

Microplastic Filter Petition


In the Great Lakes, microplastic pollution is an alarming issue for lake species and Ontarians who rely on the lakes for drinking water. One of the main causes is microfibres, […]

Leading Today for Tomorrow – Meet Blythe Wieclawek

Blythe Swim Shot

Leading Today for Tomorrow – Meet Blythe Wieclawek. When it comes to Climate Change, today’s youth is demonstrating true strategic capacity in the pursuit of long-term, sustainable goals, while ensuring […]

Sustainable Orillia’s Youth Council Leads the Way

Zoom screen from youth council meeting

When looking for inspiration in the fight against climate change – Orillians needn’t look any further than to local high schools, universities and colleges to find motivated young people joining […]

How to Reduce Food Waste

Mesh bag with fruits

There are many ways on how to lower the amount of food you waste in a day by simply acknowledging how much food you take, thinking you will eat it […]

Ecological Footprint

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by Emily Hawton An ecological footprint is a measurement of the ecological assets that an individual requires to produce the natural resources they consume. I am going to assess my […]

Unsustainable Fishing Practices in Canada

Fresh fish laid out on crushed ice in seafood market

by Emily Hawton Fishing is very important to many societies and cultures worldwide. Fishing provides sport, food for communities near bodies of water, and also provides cultural and spiritual connections. […]

Greening your Clothes Closet

Man's closet. Hangers with shirts closeup. Male wardrobe

St. Patrick’s Day has come and gone, but the idea of ‘greening’ our clothing choices is a good year-round practice. Over the past decade, we have become increasingly aware of […]

Easy Ways to Help the Environment

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As you may know the environment is something we need to protect. You’ve probably heard this a million times and people probably have already told you to help, but this […]