A Good Night

A Good Night

Robert Dick explores the northern lights and things that go “bump” in the night.

A Brave New World

A Brave New World

It all starts with some very enthusiastic lads and gentlemen! The rather smelly, grumpy older men of the operation know when it is time. They start...

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The Secret Life of Trees

The Secret Life of Trees

Before we share our interview with Peter Wohlleben, author of The Hidden Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate—Discoveries from a...

Casey Grey, Passive House = Eco Home

Casey Grey, Passive House = Eco Home

For Casey Grey, founder and CEO of The Conscious Builder Inc., building his eco-friendly house was about more than building his dream home: it was...

By the light of the silvery moon

By the light of the silvery moon

While science has yet to provide definitive proof that the practice works, humans have been planting, harvesting, fishing and even cutting their...

Trees Canada: Carbon offsets

Trees Canada: Carbon offsets

Tree Canada is one of the players on the voluntary carbon market, allowing people to offset the effects of their activities through the planting of...

Back in black

I live in a tiny village in southwestern Ontario, with about 400 other residents. It’s a quiet place, bounded on all sides by rolling hills, pasture...

Taking a look at Tree Canada

Taking a look at Tree Canada

For the past 25 years, Tree Canada has been raising money and awareness of the importance of trees, not just for nature, but for the quality of...

Power of the Sun – Solar Panels

Power of the Sun – Solar Panels

In an effort to live a greener, more environmentally friendly lifestyle, I had solar panels installed on my home’s roof in 2012. This complemented...

A Bit About Tides

Tides are a fact of life for our readers on the ocean coasts and have been important to all coastal inhabitants who have become fishing and...

The Power of Pulses includes Recipe

The Power of Pulses includes Recipe

Pulses may not be part of your daily diet, but that might be about to change, especially since the United Nations called 2016 the International Year of Pulses. Packed with protein, fibre, vitamins and minerals, pulses are easy to grow—even in our own gardens—and are versatile to cook with.

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